Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

Twenty-two years and counting

Before the date changes, I just want to observe that today is the 22d anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake.  I was a 3L at Stanford.  My first words to the Rocket Scientist when he got home were not “Thank … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee suggests taking steps to prevent people in Ohio from voting.  Already claims are being made that he was “only joking.”  Given other efforts to suppress the vote in Ohio (and why the hell is he stumping for a … Continue reading

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If it weren’t for Wilfred Owen…

…I would have half the traffic that I do now — or less.  I am once again the top hit for the words “children ardent for desperate glory,” i.e., for people searching for Owen’s tragic, moving poem “Dulce Et Decorum … Continue reading

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Brought to you by the campaign for factual accuracy in political discourse

A couple of links I would like to share: First of all, regarding an email/Facebook post regarding a proposed 28th Amendment: this post is mostly false.  It contains oft-repeated claims about Congress exempting themselves from health-care mandates and sexual harassment … Continue reading

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