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Saturday, May 25, 2013
What Mattered This Week?
There's a new judge on the DC Circuit, the first one nominated by Barack Obama. That's going to matter. I'll add that the develo...
May 22, 1973
(Sorry, behind again, that kind of week...) Nixon issues a statement :
Friday, May 24, 2013
Rebranding? No. But Get Ready to Govern
Paul Waldman has a nice post today about GOP "rebranding." He's quite right: ideological shifts, real or perceived, do far le...
Explaining John McCain
Jonathan Chait considers John McCain's career , on the occasion of McCain's recent Tea Party bashing and immigration bipartisanship,...
Read Stuff, You Should
Happy Birthday to Greg Briley , 48. One of my Blue Sox heroes, long ago. Sometimes, that 24 year old season is the peak. Sorry for the slo...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Sri Srinivasan Confirmed
Sri Srinivasan was confirmed unanimously this afternoon, 97-0, for a position on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. He was originally nominat...
Dept. of Missing the Point (Kinsley ed.)
A wonderful example of the myopia of the deficit scolds... The background is that Michael Kinsley wrote a particularly bad column last we...
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