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In Which I Change My Mind About Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Burt Likko was going to offer a mild criticism of The Notorious RBG. Then he thought again.

Why the House Should Follow Through and Sue President Obama

This week's move by John Boehner to sue the President for his use of executive order is dishonest, cynical, cowardly, and eye-rolling hypocritical. But, says Tod Kelly, it's also necessary.

Linky Friday: Tech Edition

Will Truman was unable to do Linky Friday this week, so Mad Rocket Scientist pinch hit with a special technology-based edition!

The Quiet Revival

Dennis Sanders takes a second look at his infamous hometown.

Great Moments in Rent-Seeking

James Hanley finds unintended humor in an old Supreme Court ruling.

Annual ‘What Did I Miss?’ Bleg & Open Thread

Tod's been away for a few weeks, and now wants to know what he missed. Also: an open thread, plus good kitchen-dancing music.

Some Important Perspective

Yes, another parent was arrested for the crime of letting her child play. No, that doesn't necessarily mean the mindset behind such nonsense is ruling the day.

People don’t kill people. Computer programs that monitor labor hours do…

…or something like that… This piece of news caught my attention: The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators — a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt longtime practices in the fast-food industry and ease…

Crossover America

Will Truman presently drives a crossover SUV from Subaru. So do a lot of people, apparently.

A Vast Silence

The New York Times ran a story that took Burt Likko's breath away in outrage when he read it last night. But apparently, he's pretty much the only one.

Gabriel Conroy’s Rules of Work

As the dog days of summer make so many consider career changes, Gabriel Conroy offers a list of rules to keep in mind.

Post-Zombie Apocalypse Constitutional Convention Pool

by Michael Cain The fall term is hurtling towards us. And that means that Dr. Hanley will soon start the Post-Zombie Apocalypse Constitutional Convention class. Which means that I have to finish preparing for the prediction pool I put myself on the hook for. Since no one made any constructive suggestions for how to run the…

Mix Tape Memories

When I was a freshman in high school, I made friends with a girl in her senior year. Friends is a vast overstatement. Our relationship ranged from her treating me like a beloved pet/kid under her wing to treating me like I was nothing to her. Since I was fourteen, this probably had the generalized…

It’s All Part Of My Football Fantasy

It's time once again for Fantasy Football -- North American football this time! Dungeons and Dragons for sports nerds!

The Peculiar Upper House

If you guess which party holds more "small state" senate seats, you will probably guess wrong. If you think that we're alone in having a disproportionate senate, you're also wrong. And yet, our senate is unique in the combination of its power and the sheer scope of its disproportionate representation. Show More Summary

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