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The Council Has Spoken! Our Watcher’s Council Results

The Council Has Spoken! The votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. “You know, when President Reagan, who was one of my idols, granted amnesty to about three million illegal immigrants … Continue reading

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Dhimmitude: Empire State Building Towers Illuminated in Green for Eid

Last night, less than 48 hours after a jihadist killed four Marines and one police officer[i],the Empire State Building illuminated its towers in the color of green for the three-day celebration Muslim of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of … Continue reading

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – ‘Nothing To Do With Islam’ Edition

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by … Continue reading

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The Council Has Spoken! Our Watcher’s Council Results

The Council Has Spoken! The votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. “I saw that the Aztecs were eating human meat, just like we take cows from the butcher’s shops, and they … Continue reading

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When judges corrode the law

By Jeff Jacoby can be reached at jacoby@globe.com – Boston Globe During his Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 2005, then-Judge John Roberts emphasized his strong belief in judicial modesty. “Judges are like umpires,” Roberts famously said. “Umpires don’t make the … Continue reading

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Our Watcher’s Council Nominations – Famous Last Words Edition

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by … Continue reading

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Forum: What Advice Would You Give The Presidential Candidate Of Your Choice?

Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: What Advice Would You Give … Continue reading

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