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The American public is organizing and getting involved! Are we happy now?

Please help me make sense of this.  After writing a few dozen posts about the need for the citizens of America to become more active, it looks like success at last!  Should I be happy? The good news:  more citizen involvement!  Excerpts from these appear at the end of this post. “Remember when protest was patriotic?“, …

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An army of Davids storm the walls of the scientific establishment

We all see evidence of the Internet unlocking information, making it available to the people of America (and the world).  And the Internet’s ability to allow people to organize with a speed, on a scale never before possible.  The combination creates a massive potential challenge to our ruling elites.  Glen Reynolds (the “Instapundit”) describes this …

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Future generations will never understand our shopping madness

Summary:  The madness of early 21st century America will baffle future generations.  Esp our determination to spend ourselves to destruction, borrowing to maintain a lifestyle beyond our income. Our cure requires looking at ourselves, seeing past our optimism and hubris to the causes of our problems:  as Michael Jackson says, the man in the mirror.  …

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Sources of the Instapundit’s knowledge about Iraq — analysis or cartoons?

War bloggers are the foundation of one chain providing information and analysis of the Iraq War to American citizens. The previous posts in this series provided evidence indicating that their view often tends to be both skewed and inaccurate. This post looks at websites higher in this chain, again using the recent events in Basra …

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