Category Archives: Obama and Torture

Winston Churchill Appropriated by the Other Guy

At exactly one hundred days into the Obama presidency there was the landmark primetime news conference – every broadcast network but Fox covered it. And of course much was said about it – but apparently not enough. Things change fast … Continue reading

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Looking at Who We Are

Definitive assessments based on arbitrary standards, or no standards at all, set in stone on an artificial date – we love that sort of thing. It’s American Idol – and your annual performance appraisal at work or your kid’s grades … Continue reading

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