Tag Archives: Collective Punishment

Breaking the Authoritarian Mold

There may be a thousand reasons that CNN, the Most Trusted Name in News, has become the cable news channel of last resort. Viewers turn to CNN when there’s some sort of massive natural disaster or a new war, or … Continue reading

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Giving Collective Punishment One More Try

The nice thing about the Fourth of July weekend is that nothing is ambiguous. America is a fine place, and everyone is out and about doing American things – at those parades and picnics and baseball games, ending with fireworks … Continue reading

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The Last Curmudgeon

Well, the old bat is gone – although it’s not exactly Ding-Dong the Wicked Witch Is Dead. Helen Thomas is pushing ninety and quite alive. She just took earlier retirement: Helen Thomas, a veteran columnist for Hearst Newspapers, announced her … Continue reading

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Worse Than a Crime

You could look it up – Joseph Fouché said of the execution of Louis Antoine de Bourbon “C’est pire qu’un crime, c’est une faute” – it was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. They got the wrong guy … Continue reading

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The Black Sheep

Most every family has a black sheep – the crazy uncle you tell to stay in his room when you have guests over because, at best, he’s sure to say all sorts of puzzling things, and at worst, he’s sure … Continue reading

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