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Epidemiologists: Pre-emptive Wars Necessary, Justified, Only Hope in Case of Zombie Invasion

by JL Wall Zombiepocalypse is definitely scenario in which I’m more than …

The Limits of Good Intentions

TAC contributing editor Andrew Bacevich, whose article on Afghanistan in the latest …

The Recalcitrance of American Myth

I don’t recall having come across this quote, from World War II …

Better Recognize

Alex Massie asks what effect the recent events in Iran will have …

Defining Conservatism Away

I haven’t found the time to listen to the Riehl-Friedersdorf-Payne Skypecast on …

Cheney Wins

So I’m really having trouble following the argument in this paragraph of …

Political Usurpation of Religion Watch

That Donald Rumsfeld was one manipulative bastard. (H/T.) Addendum: Via Hilzoy, here’s …

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Reductio ad Historiam

How would history have judged a man who could have saved thousands …

Crimes of War, Now As Then

Via Will, Julian Sanchez tries to explain to Michael Goldfarb that the …

Freedom’s Underside, Pt. III

by JL Wall E.D. Kain, on Iraq: But that should call in …

Blaming Religion

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Daniel is right: Mr. Bush espoused a horrifyingly heterodox religious …

Leaders Needed

Glenn Greenwald’s widely-cited post from over the weekend on Jim Webb’s courageous …

American Entitlement

Alex Massie has a splendid post on how American liberals, lately of …

Double Standards

I don’t have much to say about the grand Catholic brouhaha over …

“Statism”

Will sticks up for it, and good for him: I deserve to …

More on Linker on Bacevich

Perhaps this is one of those not-infrequent occasions on which it is …

“McCarthy Bait”

I’ve got a quick post up at @TAC, excerpting and saying a …