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  1. Expat liked Yes's post in the thread McGoverning.

    I could see that: it strikes me as the sort of issue (pre-wedge) where Buckley would incline to be the sort of conservative ideal he...

    May 20, 2019 at 2:13 PM
  2. Expat replied to the thread McGoverning.

    Weird where an issue can find proponents before it has political salience! I've heard (from my friend) that Bill Buckley campaigned on...

    May 20, 2019 at 1:59 PM
  3. Expat liked Yes's post in the thread McGoverning.

    No worries at all. I'm more impressed (on Albus Dumbledore's principle that it takes a lot more guts to stand up to your friends) that...

    May 20, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  4. Expat liked wolverinethad's post in the thread McGoverning.

    Fun fact--Egil "Bud" Krogh (alternately known as Evil Krogh) was one of those cycling advocates!

    May 20, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  5. Expat replied to the thread McGoverning.

    This is a nifty look back at organized cycling advocacy in DC with its roots in the Nixon years. Might be some strands to pull at in...

    May 20, 2019 at 7:50 AM
  6. Expat liked SeaCambrian's post in the thread AHC: American-born head of state/head of government in a European country.

    It is probably substantially easier in newly independent, or somewhat newly independent, nations. √Čamon de Valera, 3rd President of...

    May 17, 2019 at 12:48 PM
  7. Expat replied to the thread AHC: American-born head of state/head of government in a European country.

    Oh wait! Eamon de Valera was born in New York City, folks we've already gotten there. Edit: ninja'd by @SeaCambrian

    May 17, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  8. Expat liked Captain Seafort's post in the thread AHC: American-born head of state/head of government in a European country.

    Or Israel, depending on your definition of "Europe".

    May 17, 2019 at 12:46 PM
  9. Expat replied to the thread AHC: American-born head of state/head of government in a European country.

    Yeah, was Golda from Wisconsin? ::looks it up:: Ah, I guess she was born in Ukraine, but she basically spent her childhood in...

    May 17, 2019 at 12:46 PM
  10. Expat liked Kanan's post in the thread Our Fair Country: The Commonwealth of New England.

    The results are in! After careful consideration and judging (myself and my girlfriend), we've picked the winners! There were so many...

    May 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  11. Expat liked Yes's post in the thread McGoverning.

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  12. Expat liked TheBerlinguer's post in the thread McGoverning.

    Hi, Italian citizen here and I have something to say about a paragraph in your latest update that has left me a little disoriented. I...

    May 16, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  13. Expat liked Yes's post in the thread McGoverning.

    I guess that would be walking on sky, not just air... What you did there. It was seen. :p:cool: Ford truly is King of the Butterflies...

    May 16, 2019 at 4:34 PM
  14. Expat replied to the thread McGoverning.

    :( Suddenly he's up on top of the world. It should've been somebody else. Agreed on all counts. Unfortunately Ford's got such a...

    May 16, 2019 at 2:13 PM
  15. Expat liked Yes's post in the thread McGoverning.

    This is a fair point. I see it I suppose as a space in which Murdoch pauses to examine the pieces on the board ranged in front of him,...

    May 16, 2019 at 1:58 PM