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The Fox Knows Many Things….like how to take advantage of a Government shutdown. This one warrants me breaking my blogging hiatus/temporary retirement: The government shutdown, now entering its third week, has sidelined groundskeepers at the White House, who are barred … Continue reading

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Takedown of Fox News Charlatan

Fox News has a report up about a “whistle blower” who claims that Special Operators could have been in Libya in time to stop the attacks that killed American embassy personnel on September 11, 2012. It’s nonsense on the face, … Continue reading

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One Year

One year ago, a classmate was killed in Afghanistan. He was married to a good friend, and was truly taken too soon. He chose one of the hardest and most dangerous jobs around, and died serving his country. Fair winds … Continue reading

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OTI: Can magic be a substitute for law? Would you want it to?

I’m back at Overthinking It, this time comparing magic and the law in fiction, particularly Harry Potter. I accidentally used some language that is probably going to sic the Libertarians on me, so look to this space for some follow … Continue reading

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The Battle for Low Expectations

….has officially begun. The “Horse Race” style of political reporting is never more apparent than when you consider the battle by both campaigns to boost expectations for the other candidate. The logic is simple – you want the other guy to be … Continue reading

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Write-In Third Party in Missouri Senate Race

If they do it, this will be a very shrewd move by the GOP: This morning on ABC News, however, Mary Matalin — a well-connected GOP operative — suggested that Republicans would run a write-in candidate to defeat Akin. Matlin … Continue reading

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Torn….

…between my love of the First Amendment and hatred for the University of Michigan: Cooper Barton, 5, comes from a family of Michigan fans. He went to school wearing a maize and blue shirt with “The Big House,” the nickname … Continue reading

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