RAW, GRAPHIC PROPERTY RIGHTS ACTION!: It is very, very cool that the Washington Post's Sunday books section included a page on graphic novels (aka post-Maus comic books). It is even cooler that this sentence appears, in a generally favorable review: "As in Dixie Road, however, the author's pat liberalism sometimes robs the work of political balance: Seen from the (equally) black-and-white world of a 15-year-old, landlords' legitimate desires to protect property rights receive no equal time in … [Read more...]

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BEATS WORKIN': No immigration post until I do a lot more work. So for the moment, this is all you get.Matt Welch: Racism and murder in sunny Florida. Summary: "It’s great to watch trashy-looking public defender Pat McGuinness slice up the witnesses, and his partner Ann Finnell talk about capital-J justice … but it’s absolutely horrifying to think that people can still be locked up and tried for murder just because one (or more) cops lie, their supervisors & local judges look the other way, … [Read more...]

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"Here's looking at you." "I don't want to look at you, you're a heel." --Alan Ladd and William Bendix, "The Glass Key" … [Read more...]

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CLARIFICATION: Email from a grad student friend caused me to remember that this post was written in too much haste, and was unnecessarily dismissive of actual problems faced by grad students. (The WSJ article I linked details some of those problems.) Some grad student unions or unionizers might be forces for good at their universities. GESO, on the other hand, was like an ivy-league version of "On the Waterfront." Mortarboard goons. … [Read more...]

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CONTEST WINNERS! Here, without further ado, the best entries in the Rejected Campaign Slogans contest. A new contest is forthcoming. Uncredited entries are by me. [Edited because I forgot some.] Rejected Campaign Slogans for... THE DEMOCRATS. What do you mean, your money? (Jim Henley) A glorious mosaic of public-sector unions. (Ben A) Can't somebody else do it? (Joseph De Feo) Fighting to keep America Mexican. (De Feo) (you say that like it's a bad thing! --ed.) Because everyone's a victim. More … [Read more...]

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WELCOME TO MY WORLD. Here are some links I found today. Enjoy.Deep Thoughts by Children. (They're asked to imitate Jack Handy. Great stuff.)My brother-in-law's homepage, with many nifty resources for history students (and anyone seeking paper-writing advice). Oh, and anyone who wants to know too much about the Metro.Death and taxes: Excellent anti-estate tax post by Tepper. (And by the way, he's totally right about political philosophers just making stuff up. Can anyone recommend a polit. … [Read more...]

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"My yen for you goes up and down like a fever chart." --Peter Breck to Constance Towers, "Shock Corridor" … [Read more...]

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