Jack Hitt

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Political Asylum — November 6, 2012, 2:01 pm

The Electoral Battle Between Corporationism and Empiricism

Obama’s data-driven approach may decide today’s race—and determine the future of the G.O.P.

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Spend, Baby, Spend

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Obama Derangement Syndrome

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Reading the Bay Leaves

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We Can’t Be Zeros

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Lethargy in the T. Bay

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Is Sarah Palin porn?

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Mighty white of you

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Racial preferences color America’s oldest skulls and bones

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A gospel according to the earth

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Sown by science, a new eco-faith takes root

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Wyatt Earp

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A brief history of an icon

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The parable of Tombstone

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A timeline

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Big brother at the OK Corral

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A frontier fable of gun control and federal justice

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