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WEEK IN REVIEW: This Land is Your Land

Zing! (Photo courtesy @CanadaNATO)

Zing! (Photo courtesy @CanadaNATO)

Welcome to the Week In Review, published every Friday on the blog. WiR is a collaborative effort of TAC’s Editors and contributors. Thought- and mirth-provoking articles we stumble across are placed here, along with an arch tagline.


Canada Lays Down the Law

“Canada’s NATO delegation just epically trolled Russia with this map of Ukraine,” Brett LoGiurato, Business Insider

THE EDITORS: Pax Canadiana.

Brought To You Courtesy of the Red, White, & Blue

“SAS and U.S. Special Forces forming hunter killer unit to ‘smash Islamic State’,” Aaron Sharp, The Daily Mirror

THE EDITORS: Time to print another Deck of 52.

Great Moments in U.S. History

“Hemingway Slaps Eastman in Face,” New York Times archive, 14 Aug. 1937

THE EDITORS: $$$ “[Mr. Hemingway] says that he will donate $1,000 to any charity Mr. Eastman may name — or even to Mr. Eastman himself — for the pleasure of Mr. Eastman’s company in a locked room with all legal rights waived.”

Better Living Through Chemistry

“Nail polish could detect date rape drugs,” Madison Burke, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

THE EDITORS: The feminist left has reacted to this bit of news with their customary hyperventilation. Apparently, they “don’t want to live in a world” where such an innovation is necessary. We don’t want to live in a world where people get hit by cars, but we still look both ways before we cross the street. 

That’s For the White House

“Britain is poorer than any U.S. state: Yes, even Mississippi,” Tim Worstall, Forbes

THE EDITORS: Never forget.

Football. It’s Back, Baby.

“Your Week 1 College Football TV Schedule,” Dawg Sports

So It Begins

“Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Crossed the Border,” Neil MacFarQuhar, The New York Times

Trust Us, Mitt, the Third Time Won’t Be The Charm

“Romney Opens The Door: ‘Circumstances Can Change’,” Larry O’Connor, The Washington Free Beacon

Allergic to Crazy

“A New Book by ME,” Peter Lawler, Postmodern Conservative

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