Category Archives: William “Bill” Kristol

Getting What We Deserve

Back in 1993 Hillary Clinton couldn’t pull it off, but Obama thinks he can – comprehensive healthcare reform with something like universal coverage for all Americans. And he has the notion that the basic legislation to accomplish that can be … Continue reading

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The Twitter Revolution There and Here

We who are vaguely Czech, through the grandparents who arrived here long ago, and who we sort of remember cheerfully chatting with us in a language we didn’t quite understand, still feel good about it. It’s simply a matter of … Continue reading

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Sorting It All Out

John Lewis has represented Georgia’s 5th Congressional District – most of Atlanta – in the House of Representatives since 1987, but he has a history. He was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and was a big gun … Continue reading

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Bitter Realism

Some of us – we’re old now – remember the images. It was Hungary in 1956 – in October of that year there was an uprising, the Hungarians deciding they’d had enough of that Stalinist crap and it was time … Continue reading

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Reasons to Worry

William “Bill” Kristol – editor of the Weekly Standard and founding member of the Project for the New American Century (PNAC) – and Fox News analyst and now a columnist for the New York Times – is a real pip.   … Continue reading

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