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This Business Will Get Out of Control

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The Mencken Dictum

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The Paradox of the Non-Interventionists

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Obama Doesn’t Understand Representative Government

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Why Rand Paul Can’t Be President

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Wish-Fulfilling Prophecy

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Obama Stops Going Though the Motions

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Paul Krugman’s Case Study in Inequality

Last week, Gawker got the scoop on the terms of New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s new position with the City University of New York. A letter from the university offers to pay Krugman $225,000 for his first nine months of work, in exchange for which he has no responsibilities except to “play a modest […]

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The (Ideological) Mixing of the Races

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The Road from Etchasketchistan

This is Part 1 of what will probably be a four-part series. American foreign policy is currently languishing in a netherworld of indeterminacy that goes by the name of Etchasketchistan. I borrowed that from a one-line fake headline gag in The Onion: “Earthquake Wipes Out Etchasketchistan.” It’s a pretty good metaphor to describe the breaking […]

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