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Gin, War, and Special Ops

warontherocks.com — Gin has always been closely associated with war. Nicknamed "Dutch Courage" by English soldiers fighting the Catholic Counter-Reformation in the Netherlands, its martial connotation helped make it the commoner's drink. With the addition of anti-malarial tonic water it becamethe symbol of global British Empire. Even Americans invoke this history when they pour one out today.

The Uniform Bar Exam, or UBE, could save the legal profession-go take it.

slate.com — Law schools and the legal job market are having a mutual meltdown. The number of applicants has collapsed, while schools can't seem to control their soaring costs and the industry they feed is drooping like a day-old party balloon. New graduates are desperate for jobs just as clients are desperately...

Towards A Theory Of David Souter

newrepublic.com — David Souter is one of the most private Supreme Court Justices, but this 1993 TNR article by Jeffrey Rosen did a fascinating job of illuminating Souter's inner life: "Have you read Proust?" Justice Souter asked near the beginning of my interview for a clerkship last March.
Oct 18, 2014

RT @FAScientists: A look at presidential administrations and #nuclear disarmament from 1945-2014 & predictions for next 2 years: http://t.…

Oct 17, 2014

RT @DanBerlinka: Today's already peaked. RT @pickover: A walrus was discovered asleep atop a Russian submarine. bit.ly/1vCagA2 pic.twitter.com/NFGFXhXdC7

Oct 17, 2014

RT @bradplumer: Household water use is much higher in the drier western states — thanks to lawn watering: bit.ly/1yKOWtw pic.twitter.com/6vN1DViC0c

Oct 09, 2014

Is the Cartagena Jonny Dach this Jonny Dach from the New Yorker piece? nyr.kr/1BXo1I1

Oct 03, 2014

Headed to the "westernmost conservative jewish congregation in the world" for YK. They insist sunset is after 630; internet says 617.

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