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Blenheim Palace

Curse You, Supply and Demand!

Like many pundits opining upon French economist Thomas Piketty's new book about how the ri...

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Sochi 2013

Don”€™t Bait the Bears

Back in 1961 a CIA agent and I approached Thomas Lejus, who won the 1959 boys"€™ singles...

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Cliven Bundy

The Vanishing Yokel

Even his homespun-sounding name"€”Cliven Bundy"€”hints that he is part of a dying bree...

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Young Theodore Roosevelt

A More Sinister Equality

Patriotic effusions, whosever they may be, seldom please citizens of other nations, becaus...

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But Is It Good for the Gays?

Young Jewish Man: "€œIs there a proper blessing for the Czar?"€ Rabbi: "€œA blessin...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Return of the Japan Scam

One of life’s safest bets is that following a visit by a Japanese premier to the Yas...

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Joseph Caillaux

World War I

By the time August rolls around there will be hundreds of books, thousands of articles, an...

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Same Old Neocons

During these holidays we should take a second and send our best wishes to the neocons, poo...

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Nelson Mandela

Mandela: What the Obits Omit

When the kind-faced mocha Yoda named Nelson Mandela passed into the great beyond last week...

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Simon Wiesenthal

The Turkey Who Cried Wolf

Here's a funny coincidence. Just as Netanyahu is hyperventilating against the interim deal...

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Democracy’s Dhimmis and Dummies

There is no doubt in my mind that we wish our destruction. What else could it be? An Elder...

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Notre Dame

Undercounting the Opposition

I estimate that a crowd of 1,400,000 gathered in Paris on May 26 for a rally in favor of t...

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We Don”€™t Need Another Antihero

"€œWe don"€™t need another hero,"€ sang Tina Turner in an otherwise forgettable Mad...

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The Real Terrorists

I write this during the weekend that finally saw the end of those two dreadful Chechens wh...