And there are some topics, such as the OLC torture memos, that always seem to bring out hostility on both sides.
But it's interesting — and to me, troubling — how the nomination, like the '08 election, is bringing so much of that to the surface so quickly so often.
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Granted, there is always a part of that with open blog comments: Some folks post Internet comments to enilghten, others to vent.Previous winners include Amit Varma of Mint (India), Robert Guest of The Economist and Brian Carney of The Wall Street Journal." I've much appreciated Power Blogs, which we've been using for several years, but I'm afraid that Chris Lansdown is shutting Power Blogs down, and we'll have to move to some other blogging software and some other hosting company.Any suggestions, especially as to blogging software?The winner was Barton Hinkle, deputy op-ed editor and columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch.Second and third prizes went to Swaminathan Aiyar, Consulting Editor of the Economic Times and Times of India, and Fraser Nelson, Political Editor of The Spectator.I really don't understand what's the pleasure of regularly following blogs from the other side of political spectrum.Go read Daily Komunist, please Unfortunately for me and fortunately for him, it is not the size of our bank accounts.More generally, court decisions protecting property rights against government should not be viewed as "pro-business" because the Didden pattern of local government using eminent domain to benefit politically influential business interests is actually quite common.One of the most notorious examples is the 1981 Poletown case, where the City of Detroit used eminent domain to expel some 4000 people from their homes so that the land could be transferred to General Motors. City of New London is another example, since those condemnations were in large part instigated by the powerful Pfizer Corporation, which expected to derive profit from them.We're looking for reliability, easy of use, and a good feature set.We'd naturally prefer if it wasn't very expensive, but if it costs some money to do this right, we'll likely be happy to spend it.