Politics

Learning to Hate Our Two-Party Democracy

This morning (on September 15) while dressing, I was watching The Today SHow and noticed t...

Politics

Ines and The Jets

If any recent event ever could be said to exemplify the sad desperation of contemporary fe...

Politics

Is Islam The New Communism?

None of the words “Islam,” “Muslim,” or “Muhammed,” no...

Politics

Who Is The Enemy?

The Rev. Terry Jones may just have exposed the ultimate futility of America’s war in...

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Thank God for Koran Burnings

No one in this world, so far as I know—and I have searched the records for years, an...

Politics

The Frank Rich Syndrome

Thank God for air conditioning. A scorching Labor Day weekend found me home-bound, doing r...

Politics

What McCain’s Tactics Teach

John McCain is headed back to the U.S. Senate, perhaps a changed and chastened man, and pe...

Racial Politics

Brooklyn Diverse? Fuggedaboudit

When people say "€œdiversity is our strength"€ they must be talking about car insuran...

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Bill Polk’s Afghan Policies: Well Worth Implementing

When a respected eighty-one year old scholar who has known Afghanistan since 1962 returns ...

Politics

Three Cheers for Dr. Laura

I haven’t heard Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s radio show for many years now, but I ...

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Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, and Privatized War

Sixty-six years ago this month, the American and Free French forces landed in southern Fra...

Politics

Obama Enters Another Controversy

It is becoming apparent for all to see that a man who has made his name as a community org...

Politics

Gay Marriage: Who Cares?

As I type this, the national pissing contest regarding Judge Vaughn Walker's decision over...

Politics

The Solomon of San Francisco

Federal Judge Vaughn Walker is truly a visionary. Peering at the 14th Amendment, Walker ...