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Declaring Identity

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Freud never said that but everyone agrees he would have said that, had he thought about it, or he probably did say that once or twice. Not everything is a phallic symbol, unless … Continue reading

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Somehow Incredibly Clear

The generals are gone. They have been replaced by angry amateurs. And that has consequences: President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, led by National Security Adviser John Bolton, asked the Pentagon to develop options for a military strike against Iran … Continue reading

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Now Things Only Get Worse

There are those who love Friday – the workweek is over and it’s time for some fun – but there are Fridays that seem like the end of the world. This was one of those: Three-quarters of Americans say the … Continue reading

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The Sheer Force of His Mighty Will

Perhaps it was a negotiating tactic but it didn’t seem like one: Talks between President Trump and congressional Democrats aimed at ending the partial government shutdown collapsed in acrimony and disarray Wednesday, with the president walking out of the White … Continue reading

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