With a Little Help From a Friend Open Thread

The usual open thread rules apply:  be concise, be charitable and, above all, be amusing!

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Doing the Job Big Media Won’t Do

My friend Jay Anderson linked to this excellent piece from a Fox affiliate in Cincinnati addressing crime statistics in Great Britain and the United States. As Jay remarked, it’s sad that it takes a small affiliate news station to do

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Wait! Sin Has Consequences?

    One of the more popular illusions of the past half century is that sin can be redefined and that we can engage in conduct formerly regarded as sinful free of consequence.  Alas, inconvenient reality keeps creeping back into

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Roosevelt Speaks!

Theodore Roosevelt throughout his life eagerly embraced new technology, and so it was no surprise that during the 1912 election he recorded some of his speeches.  Go here for links to the sound recordings of these speeches.   I wish there

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Never Bet Against Theodore Roosevelt in a Knife Fight

From the Deadliest Warrior television series.  I have always enjoyed absurd alternate history speculations a la “What if Napoleon had a B-52 at Waterloo?” By the time Lawrence of Arabia arrived on the scene TR was getting fairly long in the

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