Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Elusive Underlying Truth

Frank Luntz is that corporate and political consultant and pollster you used to see on CNN and MSNBC a lot, until they figured out he wasn’t exactly neutral – he had worked and still works for the Republican Party.  All … Continue reading

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Things Were Better When It Was Just Paranoia

In 1999 Ron Rosenbaum gave us Explaining Hitler –   Seeking explanations for Hitler’s monumental evil and the Holocaust, Rosenbaum traveled from Vienna and Munich to London, Paris and Jerusalem, interviewing leading historians, biographers, philosophers, psychologists and theologians. While this … Continue reading

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