May 12, 2007
Duke Lacrosse update

The Durham city manager, Patrick Baker, and Police Chief Steve Chalmers presented their "what went wrong" report to the Durham City Council. The city council apparently wasn't big on being thought of as a bunch of fools. Chalmers and Baker devoted much of their reports to explaining the widely criticized April 4 photo-identification procedure that […]

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May 12, 2007
Cyrano in the digital age

May's Esquire magazine has a great article by A.J. Jacobs on his efforts to find via the Internet a good man for his shy, beautiful, 27-year-old nanny. I particularly liked this bit: Originally, I planned to send a personal ding letter to each of the unsuitable guys. But the volume is overwhelming. By day four, […]

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May 12, 2007
Giuliani on abortion 2

National Review's Byron York, in an article in The Hill, puts his finger on the problem that pro-life voters have with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's pro-choice opinion. Giuliani reached a low point last week at the Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library in California. He was asked a simple question: Would the […]

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May 12, 2007
A lack of perspective

Libertarian Lew Rockwell has a serious problem with reality. Just as crushing a cockroach with your foot is not the equivalent of slaughtering millions of people in the name of communism, Paris Hilton's 45 days in jail doesn't make her Jesus Christ. Everybody is making fun of Paris Hilton for not wanting to go to […]

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It is now an inevitability that whatever the story, however complex its details, members of the American press will react by announcing who must be forbidden to speak going forward. https://www.nationalreview.com/2022/11/when-journalists-become-speech-police/

Rep.-elect John James (MI) and Rep.-elect Wesley Hunt (TX) are close friends and are first two Black graduates of West Point to enter Congress. They are even from the same class! Both Republicans. No surprise there have been almost zero national media profiles of either or both.

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