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From the monthly archives:

August 2009

Sex scandals have been a part of American democracy since the founding of the republic. Given that, could it be that unfaithful politicians make for better leaders?

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Summertime Drinking

by James Joyner on 30 July 2009

It’s summertime and time to put away those heavy cabernets, stouts, and whiskey drinks.

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How one man really can change history . . . provided he’s standing on top of a critical hill with a regiment of troops under his command

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A Trio of Fine Scotches

by Alex Knapp on 29 July 2009

Like a lot of guys, I am a fan of many different kinds of alcohols–fine ales, a good vodka, a well-aged rum–but when you just get right down to it, there’s really nothing that beats a good single malt scotch.

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Being a Sports Dad

by Alex Knapp on 29 July 2009

Tweet It is not easy being the father of a child that participates in a sport.  One aspect of being a man is that we like to compare ourselves to other men.  Who has the better car, house, newest toy, etc.  Manufacturers of digital cameras have been exploiting this for years now. “How may megapixels [...]

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Women’s professional sports are in big trouble. The LPGA and WNBA are falling apart and WUSA is long gone. So what?

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Use this remarkably simple mojito recipe to impress your friends at your next party.

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Is It Really a Sport?

by Jon Stonger on 27 July 2009

Basketball is, without question, a sport. Poker and figure skating are not. Here’s why.

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Usually, remakes are a pale imitation of the original. After all, nobody remakes bad concepts. These are the exceptions.

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Perfect in Every Way

by Rick Moran on 24 July 2009

White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle added to the rich history and tradition of the game by pitching the 18th perfect game in baseball history.

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When people talk about what it means to be a “real man,” they often have in mind warriors or sports heroes. Isn’t it time we started considering scientists?

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