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Archive for January 11th, 2015

Kirby Delauter: A name to reckon with, says Kirby Delauter

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Kirby Delauter must be the only elected official in the country who does not want his name used in the media. Read this NPR story: extremely funny. Kirby Delauter seems to have zero grasp of Constitutional rights, the law, common practices, and doubtless much else: such profound ignorance of the way papers use names of elected officials suggest vast swathes of ignorance still to be exposed.

Written by LeisureGuy

11 January 2015 at 9:18 pm

Posted in Media, Politics

I don’t see that Saudi Arabia is an ally of which to be proud

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Juan Cole’s Informed Comment has this article: Saudis torture jailed Liberal Blogger w/ 1000 lashes for… Blogging

See also this article by Robin Wright at the New Yorker.

 

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11 January 2015 at 2:46 pm

Posted in Government

I’m doing a shaving-pattern poll

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Here’s the Wicked_Edge thread and here’s the poll itself. The WE post describes best the origin and purpose.

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11 January 2015 at 12:57 pm

Posted in Shaving

Interesting case from back when SCOTUS took the Constitution seriously

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Today’s SCOTUS goes more by ideology than the Constitution, which they seem to construe pretty much as they please to reach the desired outcome.

Kevin Drum summarizes the interesting case and the reasoning behind the decision.

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11 January 2015 at 12:39 pm

Posted in Government, Law

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