Welcome!

I’d like to extend a welcome to some new contributors, to the site: Joe Gantt, a former college debater who I dropped on specific knowlege once, current college professor, and new Montanan; Dan Huebner, one of my former students, currently at...

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Plamegate Redux

It continues to get deep. Arianna Huffington has another great piece about the role played by Judy Miller, here. A well-connected media source e-mailed to say that the most interesting development on the Miller story is coming from inside the Times:...

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Conservative Correctness

I don’t imagine that I will be writing about my other passion–debate–too often on this site,but my experience this weekend was actually quite eye-opening. I often think that I live in a conservative state, but perhaps I should...

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An Anniversay We Cannot Forget

Sixty years ago, the world seemed like it was ending for the people of Hiroshima. A city that had largely been spared the horrors of World War II, an island of relative peace, was destroyed by the most powerful weapon ever used in war. And on this...

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Intelligent Design and Bush

Must fight the urge…to make cheap shot at Bush….intelligent design… So, now that the insurgency in Iraq is in its last throes, President Bush can focus his attention on the things that really matter–like promoting crackpot...

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It has been a pretty remarkable day in the news today. It amazes me to see how coordinated the Republican response to issues like terrorist attacks often is. Today, the message is that we need to be willing to use profiling that is based on...

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