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Another Reason I Don’t Understand the Logic Behind Boycotting Whole Foods

by JL Wall Before being informed that Mackey identifies as a Libertarian …

Whole Foods CEO Quotes Margaret Thatcher, Whole Foods Shoppers Horrified

by JL Wall So they’re not quite as ridiculous as the town-hall …

Crunchy Conservatism in Practice

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey’s health care plan sounds great to me.

Thoughts on Localism (or, the Need for Pulling My Head out of the Clouds)

by JL Wall I, too, have been somewhat remiss in my bloggerly …

Ceding the High Ground on Health Care Reform, ctd.

I’ve got some further thoughts up at TAS.

Couldn’t Get it More Wrong

In Slate, Jacob Weisberg argues that a proper misguided desire to avoid …

Health Care Prognostications

Via Andrew, here is Joe Klein: "Something called health-reform legislation will pass," …

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Federalism In the News

Read Alex Massie, James Surowiecki, and Reihan. I think Surowiecki’s worries about …

Ceding the High Ground on Health Care Reform

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops  has published some guidelines (pdf) …

Thought for the Day

When I read reports of Joe Biden making remarks like these, it …

R.S. McCain, Eat Your Heart Out

“I think of politics as a circle, not a spectrum of just …

“Statism”, Again

So I’ve criticized the overeager use of the “S”-word before, and certainly …

Still Waiting on that Libertarian Moment

Radley Balko flags a Gene Healy column discussing the apparent statis- er, …

Birther Madness

Via publius, it appears that some lady in Delaware was recently doing …

Cafeteria Catholics, ctd.

Ross’s latest column discusses the ways in which Catholic social teaching challenges …

Cafeteria Catholics

Joe Carter asks how Catholics determine whether and to what extent they’re …

Shorter George Weigel

The only parts of the Pope’s new encyclical that really matter are …