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Late Night: Why Not Let Them Go?

By: Sunday October 26, 2014 8:00 pm

Here’s what Gary Brecher has to say about the “home-grown jihadis” who want to go to the Middle East, and who go berzerk when they can’t, as happened in Canada recently: Just let ‘em go. Here’s why.

Keeping the Flame Alive: The FDL Book Salon

By: Saturday October 25, 2014 6:29 pm

I’d very much like to see the Book Salon stick around, wouldn’t you? If you agree, might I suggest making a smallish donation – say, $50, though I’m sure more would be welcomed – at the links below?

Please donate today and keep the FDL Book Salon open for discussion.

Come Saturday Morning: This and That

By: Saturday October 25, 2014 6:45 am

The Chicago Sun Times used to be owned in part by Bruce Rauner. Apparently, it still is, as it certainly seems to act that way.

Late Night: Confederate Party Member Forgets He Can’t Flash His Gang Symbols in Public

By: Sunday October 19, 2014 8:00 pm

And before you go off saying that this is just some dirty Commie college prof seeing echoes of the Confederate Battle Flag in Dan Severson’s logo, Bluestem points out that a Republican activist, Jeff Kolb, noted the Confederate evocation months ago.

Come Saturday Morning: Joni Ernst and What the Des Moines Register Won’t Tell You About Her

By: Saturday October 18, 2014 6:45 am

In the comments section of this post on the craziness that is Joni Ernst, a commenter wondered how it could be possible that the Tea-Partying Ernst could win a US Senate seat. The short answer: Because the local media in Iowa, particularly the Des Moines Register, make a point of not telling all they know about her.

Late Night: Government Shutdown Planned for December 11

By: Sunday October 12, 2014 8:00 pm

Capitol Hill Republicans are planning another shutdown, because they can.

Come Saturday Morning: K-Pop and the New Cultural Rulers

By: Saturday October 11, 2014 6:59 am

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” didn’t become the most-watched video in YouTube’s history strictly from American clicks. K-Pop is a thing, folks.

Late Night: The State of Play

By: Sunday October 5, 2014 8:00 pm

To bring us all up to speed on current events in the Levant..

Come Saturday Morning: The Tyger

By: Saturday October 4, 2014 6:45 am

Tyger and Wolf companions, reveal yourselves!

Late Night: SolaRoad, The Dutch Answer to Solar Roadways

By: Sunday September 28, 2014 8:00 pm

Solar roadways, whether SolaRoads or Solar Roadways, are coming. It’s just a question of who gets them first.

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