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Politics Round-up July 25 2013

In a post about Ted Cruz, Jonathan Bernstein defends George McGovern who lost 49 states against Richard Nixon in 1972. Beyond that, it’s not clear that reputation for ideological extremism was McGovern’s main problem that year. The Democrats really were … Continue reading

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Round-Up July 07 2013 Edition

Last month, the Comics Journal collated a nearly twenty year old debate between James Kochalka and others (including Jim Woodring) that started with the declaration that “Craft if the enemy.” Now I understand the context of Incredible Change Bots. Roger Clegg … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up June 28 2013

Eric Posner considers the personalities of the Supreme Court justices, focusing primarily on the conservatives. * Scalia is the only justice who can be a pleasure to read. I like anyone who uses the word “argle-bargle” in an opinion. “Legalistic … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up June 26 Edition

Interesting day for politics, with a new big Supreme Court discussion, discussion about yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, and a filibuster against controversial legislation in the Texas State Senate, all as the Congress prepares to seriously address immigration reform for the … Continue reading

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