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Lawrence Lessig and the economics of real law graduates.

You may have heard that the situation for law school graduates is not so great.  I haven’t blogged about it, since the subject probably isn’t that interesting to those who haven’t gone to law school.  And in any event there … Continue reading

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Eight days a week.

When I was a lad of ten, I had a friend – call him “David” – who habitually exaggerated his talents.  Among other things, he said he could run a mile in five minutes flat. On one occasion, I was … Continue reading

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Applying yourself.

I decided to take it easy for a while from all this madman blogging and just read ‘ol Andrew Sullivan for a while.  But I got to his site and the first goddamn thing he’s got there is a video … Continue reading

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Meritocracy killed the eccentric.

Today it appears as though the Democrats are going to lose badly.  Among liberals, the criticism is that Obama has been overly cautious, ceding arguments to the lunatic right-wing.  That’s true.  However, as a product of the meritocracy,  Obama’s overly … Continue reading

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