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Sarah Palin defamation suit v NYT dismissed

Ooh ooh ooh, I do so love being right! Thanks to Zoe Tillman, who tweeted the news even before the Times posted it. And do read Judge Jed Rakoff’s paragraph below about the First Amendment and political journalism. It shines … Continue reading

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“West Virginia lawsuit alleging that evolution is a faith”

Anyone with a smidgeon of respect for science will read this story and sigh. Deeply. As weird and dumb as it is, it isn’t really easy to understand, especially when the West Virginia dimwit who brought the suit draws in … Continue reading

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