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James Lileks

James Lileks has been blogging at the Daily Bleat even before there were blogs. Stop by early and often.
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Looking Back at ‘Tomorrowland’: The Mad Men Season Finale

Monday, October 18th, 2010 - by James Lileks

Fitzgerald be damned, you can have as many acts in your life as you wish; but remember, while it's perfect in Tomorrowland, it's never open today.

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The President Said What, Now?

Friday, June 11th, 2010 - by James Lileks

President Obama is probably the last guy you’d think would introduce “ass” into the mainstream political discourse. It’s like Spock barking that he's ready to “knock boots" with the Klingons.

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Biden in Brussels: Let the Man Finish His Belgian Waffle!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 - by James Lileks

Brussels as the capital of the free world? That’s quite an assertion, but Joe Biden is just the American to back up such a claim.

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Who Knew the ‘MS’ in MSNBC Stood For ‘Morally Superior’?

Thursday, May 6th, 2010 - by James Lileks

Some might have a hard time living down a moment such as Contessa Brewer's Kinsley-style gaffe this week. But not in her circle.

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‘Question Authority’? Dude, That’s sooo 2008

Friday, April 23rd, 2010 - by James Lileks

Then: dissent=patriotic. Now: sedition. Then: opposition to Bush=principled and civilized. Now: opposition to Obama=opposition to the very nature of civilization itself.

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No Taxation without Satirization

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 - by James Lileks

James Lileks presents some really alternative new tax proposals for Congress to consider, to make the next April 15th even more fun than today. (Update: And don't miss Roger Kimball on Tax Day 2010: "Two Thoughts From Hayek and an Observation from William Hazlitt.")

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