Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Children don’t do tragedy

I have spent the past few days watching old videos of the civil-rights era, the King era, and there is something unexpectedly poignant in them. When you see those involved in that momentous time, you notice: They dressed as adults, … Continue reading

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Impeach Judge Polster

News from last week: The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio announced that on Friday 16 defendants were sentenced on hate crime charges growing out of a series of assaults on members of a rival Amish group in which … Continue reading

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Monday, August 13, 2012

Phase-outs in the interregnum. Ray Ewry, Second Greatest Olympian Ever. New Agey hokum at the LCWR confab. Mike Lofgren’s Ack-Bassward GOP diagnosis. Legal conundrum. Infinitely Indigestible? A Poetic plea from one time has passed by.

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Tasty Tidbits 10/18/11

Cellar Dwellers. Collective Decision-Paralysis. Bad theology and bad politics. School Reform and Class Warfare. Malevolent immortals. Cutting to the Chase.

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Rand Paul Civil Rights Act retrospective

Townhall.com has a pretty interesting set of reactions to the kefuffle over Rand Paul’s initial equivocation on the public accommodations portions of the 1964 Civil Rights Act: Jonah Goldberg Michael Medved Jacob Sullum David Harsanyi They’re interesting partly because they … Continue reading

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Easily explainable, but impossible

Michael Gerson challenges not only libertarianism (which I’ve never been able to embrace), but constitutional conservatism, which I have embraced: The Tea Party movement, being resistant to systemization, is resistant to characterization. But in its simplest form (and there seems … Continue reading

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