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Senator Reid Talks ‘Green’ Jobs

I sincerely hope, for the country’s sake, that this is Sen. Harry Reid pandering to the Clean Energy Summit crowd (#NCES4) and not that he actually believes these policies will create jobs:

@SenatorReid  Clean energy gives manufacturing/construction wrkrs w/o jobs chance 2 get back 2 work bldg solar panels,smart grids,high-speed trains #NCES4

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The Compulsory Society

Vox may still be keeping up its risible just-the-facts posturing, but it is tendentious to the point of dishonesty: “Colorado baker who refused to serve gay couple now wants to refuse to serve transgender person,” it says. That is not true, of course. (But everybody knows that.) Phillips serves ... Read More
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The Maker of Middle-earth, in Gorgeous Detail

Oxford, England — After five months of ferocious and futile slaughter in “the Great War,” an Oxford undergraduate — knowing his deployment to the Western Front was inevitable — used his Christmas break in 1914 to cultivate his imagination. Twenty-two-year-old J. R. R. Tolkien began writing “The Story ... Read More