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    Very silly Duke protest getting sillier

    Updating last week’s Clarion Call: Duke University is seeing another round of We’re-Offended-So-Gimme activism in the wake of a fraternity party: quote ————– Concerned students, faculty, staff and administrators who took “direct and personal offense” to the Sept. 13 party call for a major push…
    Locker Room contributor, September 30, 2003
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    Mike Adams’ immodest proposal

    UNCW professor Mike Adams has an open letter to UNCW’s director of diversity published in Town Hall today, in which he spoofs the campus diversity obsession with its absurd extents. In this case, it would be showering NAMBLA with diversity accolades. I can think of two problems with Adams’…
    Locker Room contributor, September 29, 2003
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    Whoops! Oh, It’s Only $60 Million

    Thanks to long-ago CJ-er Jeff Taylor, here’s an unintentionally hilarious editorial out of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the latest economic-incentive miscue. It seems that the State of Georgia spent $60 million purchasing and finishing an industrial site to house a new DaimlerChrysler plant that was going to build vans.
    Locker Room contributor, September 29, 2003
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    Re: Paul can’t hold back anymore

    OK, Paul, why don’t you and the Red Sox get a frickin’ room? Honestly.
    Locker Room contributor, September 26, 2003
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    This is Truly Pathetic

    A study released in May 2003 entitled ?Measures of Citizenship: The North Carolina Civic Index, 2003? examined the political behavior and civic involvement of North Carolina?s students. Among the report?s findings were that less than 10 percent of students could name both of North Carolina?s U.S. Senators and only 31…
    Locker Room contributor, September 26, 2003
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    Putting one’s money where one’s mouth is

    Yes, the Nature Conservancy does use the market approach to conservation and it’s too bad that the rest of the “green” movement insists on instead resorting to political coercion to try to “save” land no matter how valuable it may be in uses other than open space. People stop thinking…
    Locker Room contributor, September 26, 2003
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    Can’t hold back no more

    I’m sorry! I can’t stand it any more!! I can’t hold back any longer!! GO RED SOX!!!…
    Locker Room contributor, September 26, 2003
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    Mountain preservation

    Well, The Nature Conservancy buys a lotta land (and is involved in lots of other fun stuff, too!). But look at how much protected land has been set aside in North Carolina. Looking at the left-most side of the map, I wonder how much of that “protected”…
    Locker Room contributor, September 26, 2003