Yearly Archives: 2012

The Right Side of History

Sometimes I wonder how I would have responded to significant intellectual and social developments if I were alive when they were occurring. Would I have opposed the Catholic Church when it tried Galileo for heresy for believing our solar system … Continue reading

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12-12-12

I pay most bills online and write very few checks, but today I’ve written three because I enjoy entering this date. How many 12:12 12/12/12 screenshots will there be today?

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Shrinking the Pie

It’s a tough time to be a recent graduate of, attending, or applying to law school. The job market stinks, law school is expensive, and everyone is eager to share the latest news. Kaplan Test Prep reported recently that “51% of … Continue reading

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. . . Then You’re Part of the Problem

More Maureen Dowd: More women voted than men. Five women were newly elected to the Senate, and the number of women in the House will increase by at least three. New Hampshire will be the first state to send an … Continue reading

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If You’re Not Part of the Solution . . .

Great line from today’s Maureen Dowd: Team Romney has every reason to be shellshocked. Its candidate, after all, resoundingly won the election of the country he was wooing. Mitt Romney is the president of white male America. * * * … Continue reading

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Nate Silver Discusses Obama’s Victory

From the NY Times: REJmme (Credit to the WSH for turning me on to Nate Silver)

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Silver Called It

Karl Rove’s inability to acknowledge the facts on the ground in Ohio may be belief perseverance–”maintaining your original opinions in the face of overwhelming data that contradicts your beliefs.” (All of us–not just conservative Republicans–engage in it.) Yesterday he predicted Romney … Continue reading

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