Monthly Archives: October 2014

Is the Middle Class Shrinking?

…because Joel Kotkin says it’s being squeezed.

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Conservatives’ Great Disadvantage

in the public debate: Their position is true but boring, that of their opponents exciting but false.

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Memory Hole

In reading about policy battles, international relations and economic fortunes: history as it is happening, we seem to learn things, important things. Six months later, these conclusions borne of hard experience are forgotten, barely recalled or distorted beyond recognition. This … Continue reading

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Why Do They Hate Us?

Answered.

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Obama Creates the Teachable Moment

The decomposition of the Obama presidency has created what Obama might call a teachable moment. “ Where William Kristol uses specific Obama failures to introduce specific thinkers. One example refers to his father: Liberalism’s domestic policies aren’t working quite the … Continue reading

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Tolerance and the Outgroup

Scott Alexander ponders what an outgroup really is in a long post: I Can Tolerate Anything Except The Outgroup. It seems to me that you only pardon the sins that you don’t really think sinful. You only forgive criminals when they … Continue reading

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