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Lyz Glick, wife of Flight 93 Hero Jeremy Glick, has published a book of letters to her husband and 3-year-old daughter. Unlike the hyperpartisan “Jersey Girls,” a group of shameless Bush-bashing 9/11 widows, Glick avoids politics and refuses to discuss policy and legal matters: Glick has resumed teaching anthropology classes online from her home for […]
I’ve heard about the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, but this is the first article I’ve seen that casts light on how it works.
Interesting article about universities’ role in the suppression of clinical trial data. The article quotes Drummond Rennie, an editor at JAMA, saying, “It takes two to tango, and academics are a part of this dance.” Articles like this one will increase support for an independent drug safety agency, as some have proposed. Related posts here […]
Steve Sailer puts another nail in the coffin of the myth that Bush won 44% of the Hispanic vote. Ruy Teixera agrees with Sailer. So does Zogby.
Courtesy of the New York Times…
As I noted below, some readers cannot view graphics on my site. Apparently, the culprit is Norton antivirus software (and possibly several other antivirus programs). Reader David Moschetti recommends the following fix for those of you running Norton Internet Security: 1. Click on the Privacy Control option. 2. Select Configure. 3. Select Advanced. 4. Select […]
David Huber takes apart media claims of a hate crime epidemic. Lots more good stuff at Oh, That Liberal Media.
My disgust for taxpayer-subsidized sports stadium deals is well-known. The Cato Institute has done, and continues to do, excellent work on the issue. Tomorrow, Cato’s hosting a policy forum on the D.C. baseball boondoggle, which will be before the City Council on Tuesday. More info here and a good paper debunking the economic development b.s. […]
In response to reader requests, from now until December 3rd, I am offering signed, personally inscribed books for sale to those of you with PayPal accounts. Send my e-mail account (firstname.lastname@example.org) $25 per book plus $10 per order for postage and handling. Put “BOOK SALE” in the subject line. Gift wrapping is available for an […]
Dan Flynn files a firsthand report of lingering post-election depression in the bluest state. A snippet: At the Harvard Book Shop, a petition titled–no joke–“Freadom v. the Patriot Act” asks customers to protest Bush administration policies. Grafitti on Mass. Ave. leading to Central Square was more blunt: “Kill Bush…”