Tag Archives: death penalty

Sunday, 1/19/14

Just 60 pregnant words Vainglory The King of I Whom the gods would destroy Must Burkeans be gradual about everything? European outlier Briefly noted When cyberspace gets real

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Tasty Tidbits 9/26/11

Conscience and coercion. Out of sight, out of mind, part 1 Out of sight, out of mind, part 2 “Chamber of Commerce conservatism.” Happy birthday, Heidegger! Green goes goofy. Experience versus theory. Short and Sweet

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Tasty Tidbits 9/22/11

A different twist on the death penalty. Dept. of Homeland Delusion. Against Justice.

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Tasty Tidbits 9/21/11

DADT. Not repeating, but rhyming. What relevance repugnance? Up-to-date ancients. Greece vs. America. Georgia’s gonna kill some guy who may not be guilty. (Yawn!) Diversity and diversity. Constitution Day. How’s he doing with Louis Farrakhan? Wimps.

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Tasty Tidbits 9/11/11

Anniversary reflections. Affirming the unsupportable. Rooting for the Dark Horse – maybe.

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Tasty Tidbits 9/9/11(Culture Wars, Empire)

Rohrschach Test Dancing with the … What?! Another partisan “scheduling conflict.” Where the sun don’t shine. Dangerous ideas. Not your Dubya’s “conservatism.”

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14 years on death row

I wrote about my position on the death penalty a few weeks ago. I won’t even say “coincidentally” because stories like this are so common (I do not go looking for them), but conservative columnist Jacob Sullum writes about a … Continue reading

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Contingent executionism

One of my first posts was, by coincidence, on contingent vegetarianism: a view that it would be okay to eat meat if we raised our meat animals more humanely. A parallel crossed my mind at the time, but committing it … Continue reading

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