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The Bookworm Beat — 8/26/14 mid-day edition (and Open Thread)

Years ago, during the Bush administration, James Taranto read a despairing AP article in which the Progressive author¬†opined that “everything is seemingly spinning out of control.” Taranto loved that phrase and used it to preface any link to crazy things, or things that made Progressive’s crazy. That phrase keeps wandering

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The Bookworm Beat — August 22, 2014 mid-day edition edition

Climate change hysteria will make you crazy We all know that it’s wrong to laugh at those who are mentally ill, but doesn’t it seem like there should be an exception for those whose particular mental illness takes the form of aggressive, obsessive climate change mania? Tim Blair’s brilliant fisking

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The Israel-Hamas war isn’t about military might, it’s about what’s morally right

Imagine you have two perfectly matched militaries. One fights on behalf of a country that values the individual, liberty, and civil rights. The other fights on behalf of a theocratic dictatorship that hates, demeans, kills, and/or taxes everyone and everything that doesn’t conform precisely to the theocratic ideology. Which country

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