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It Takes a Village

January 18, 2015

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One favorite grouse of conservatives is how liberal activist judges have overstepped their bounds and have legislated on their own. Now that the numbers of conservative judges outweigh liberals (especially on the Supreme Court), it is interesting how much of a liking these conservative judges have taken to becoming activist judges and legislating in their […]

Agent 86 to the Rescue?

January 22, 2012

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One thing that sticks in the craw of major publishers is retailers selling their books below list price. (They also hate used book sales, too, and the textbook industry has found a neat way around that, too.) Amazon has been a major transgressor. Nothing is so galling to the big publishers as Amazon slashing prices and creating loss leaders to increase traffic and sales.

Random Thoughts on AWP 2011

February 11, 2011

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The best thing about the AWP Conference is the chance to reconnect with people I haven't seen in months or years.