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As much as the Democrats may “deserve” to win this next Presidential election on the merits, given the personal nature of US politics, they still are going to lose to McCain unless they select a more popular nominee. ┬áHere are the head-to-head match ups of the two leading Dem candidates against McCain, via The Votemaster: […]

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This is the film that I now want to project onto the sides of buildings in public squares. I wouldn’t have expected to find out that the BBC showed a three-hour documentary on the telly that covered many of the topics I’ve been thinking about and kicking around in discussion with friends for the past […]

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Apropos of Kelo v. City of New London,

Here’s a great example of a blighted old building, in the middle of a poor city, that’s not being put to good use. I’d say it would make a lot of economic sense to seize it for redevelopment and remodel it as a Greco-Roman-themed nightclub with upscale shops and a maybe a small hotel in […]

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