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    Bad news for the “Just Call Us NARAL” types

    John Kerry has observed the political winds and announced that “I oppose abortion, personally. I don’t like abortion. I believe life does begin at conception.” Kerry went on to stake out a weak “separation of church and state” argument to explain his voting stance, which is the cardinal…
    Locker Room contributor, July 5, 2004
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    IN CONGRESS July 4, 1776

    The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to…
    Locker Room contributor, July 4, 2004
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    Bush Lied! Cheney Lied! Chalabi Lied! Blair Lied! Howard Lied!

    But perhaps the Poles didn’t. A cryptic report from Iraq sheds some additional light on the WMD debate.
    Locker Room contributor, July 3, 2004
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    Are Americans Really Scared of Terrorism?

    Yesterday, I heard someone say that they were planning to go to D.C. for the weekend, and while they were looking forward to the trip, the notion of fighting the hundreds of thousands in the crowds was less than appealing. Last week I went to the mall, and I…
    Locker Room contributor, July 2, 2004
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    Two commas

    The lead from an AP story today: “A 15-year-old girl was raped while fellow students watched after being drugged at a weekend party, police said.” Two commas would have made that sentence accurate. The AP could have taken the commas from this sentence in The Washington Post, making both sentences…
    Locker Room contributor, July 2, 2004
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    Re: More on American Exceptionalism

    I imagine even the English would agree that, in the interest of truth in labeling, the country should be known henceforth as Mediocre Britain.
    Locker Room contributor, July 2, 2004
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    More on American Exceptionalism

    As we enter the July 4th holiday weekend, I?ve been looking at some polling data and thought this piece of information relevant to my previous post on the political significance of American Exceptionalism. Asked by the National Opinion Research Center whether their country was ?better than most other countries,? 80…
    Locker Room contributor, July 2, 2004
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    Re: Saddam’s intentions

    Paul, excellent point. Those who look to the U.N. as the answer to the problem should take note. Even Saddam knows the U.N. loves to talk but fails to act. He counted on it.. But Saddam’s comments and demeanor in court also reinforce something that gives me chills. He’s not…
    Locker Room contributor, July 2, 2004