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Sedition Day, Race and Republicans

It seems a number of the Sedition Day attackers were motivated by fear of people of color “replacing” them. But Georgia Republican Andrew Clyde lies that they were totally non-violent. Rep. Paul Gosar portrays insurrectionist Ashli Babbitt as an executed … Continue reading

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My last Christmas films until next December (#SFWApro)

We’d hoped to squeeze in Star Wars: The Force Awakens last weekend but that didn’t happen. After I wrote recently that Albert Finney’s Scrooge is defined by being anti-joy, I watched Alastair Sim’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1951) for comparison. As … Continue reading

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Rape, maternity care, prayer breakfasts and other political links

The arc of the universe sometimes does tend toward justice, as in this story of a black woman in the 1950s who sued a racist pastor (he informed her he didn’t want blacks on “his” sidewalk) and won. •A writer … Continue reading

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Sorry, but being wholesome just isn’t edgy

Instapundit’s Glenn Reynolds tries to disagree, arguing that “porn has gotten pretty boring … No, if you want to make an impression, it takes something really exotic, like . . . traditional middle-class values.” The Duggars with all their kids, … Continue reading

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More links possible

•Mitt Romney thinks we should arm the Syrian opposition. Possibly a bad idea. But of course, if Romney’s in office, he’ll be able to strut around about fighting for democracy and he’ll be long gone if everything goes wrong down … Continue reading

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Like links through the hourglass, so are the posts of our lives

Allergies are acting up again, so I’m taking a break from thinking to see if my head clears. •Joan Walsh reviews Coming Apart, Charles Murray’s book on the moral failings of the poor (Megan McArdle and Gene Marks also think … Continue reading

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