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Alpine Adventures

Alpine Adventures

It’s past midway in March and the slopes still don’t have that used-up look wh...

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Olmert Drops the Mask

Olmert Drops the Mask

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert recently rejected overtures by Hamas for discussions about a te...

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Islamo-Foosball Awareness Week

Islamo-Foosball Awareness Week

Although I admit to having given my vote last fall to Rick Santorum in his unsuccessful campaign to hold on to his U.S. Senate seat, I have been appalled by his recent harping on the menace of “Islamofascism.” Santorum has lent himself to a largely neoconservative-funded campaign, headed by journalist David Horowitz and Washington lobbyist Frank Gaffney, to make us aware, in Horowitz’s words, that “Islamofascism is the greatest danger America has ever faced.”

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Litvinenko Revisionism, Revisited

Litvinenko Revisionism, Revisited

Why pick up the latest John LeCarre novel, when the Litvinenko murder mystery is making he...

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A Choice, Not An Echo

A Choice, Not An Echo

Here is the text of a speech I just gave at a Ron Paul for President rally in Mountain Vie...

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A Response to John Ross

A Response to John Ross

John Ross, in his labyrinthine commentary on Ron Paul and his neo-hippy (or is it neo-Bols...

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Goodbye to Politics

Goodbye to Politics

Well, then. Now we know. It’s nice to know what percentage of my fellow citizens of ...

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Soapboxing for Ron

Soapboxing for Ron

Here is a Youtube video of part of my speech at the Ron Paul rally in Mountain View, Calif...

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From Here to Mendacity

From Here to Mendacity

Via Matt Yglesias, Paul Krugman’s got that right: “Even now, it's better for y...

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A Gob of Spitzer

A Gob of Spitzer

If Faustus was willing to sell his soul to the Devil for sex, wealth and power, Eliot Spit...

Economy

Freddie and Fannie”€”Too Big to Bail

Freddie and Fannie”€”Too Big to Bail

One amusing aspect of the New York Times's coverage of the government takeovers of Freddie...

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Don”€™t Get Too Comfortable …

Don”€™t Get Too Comfortable …

Irans says it’s safe from US attack—but if I were them, I wouldn’t count...

National Bankruptcy

Obama’s Debt Orgy

Obama’s Debt Orgy

In his first televised speech before Congress, President Obama asserted that prosperity wi...

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Revenge of the Mutterites

Revenge of the Mutterites

Revenge of the Mutterites Last week I spent five frenetic days at a conference on politic...