Archive for December 13th, 2008

Frank Rich: Rod Blagojevich is a small fry in our metastacizing culture of corruption

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Frank Rich: Rod Blagojevich is a small fry in our metastacizing culture of corruption

Rod Blogojevich is not a big fish by any means.   Most of the big fish remain nameless and free, according to Frank Rich of the NYT: What went down in the Land of Lincoln is just the reductio ad absurdum of an American era where both entitlement and corruption have been the calling cards of […]

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It’s Conflation-mas time!

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It’s Conflation-mas time!

You’d never know that there was an energy crisis in South St. Louis, based on the extravagant use of Christmas lighting.   My family and I walked through one neighborhood that pushed the envelope even further than the usual level of extravagance, drawing dozens of cars.  The tradition is apparently to cruise through–almost no one got […]

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George W. Bush: The Bible is probably not literally true.

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George W. Bush: The Bible is probably not literally true.

Now that he doesn’t need the evangelicals to get elected (and now that John McCain doesn’t need them either), George W. Bush can safely say the the Bible is “probably not literally true.” In a recent interview on ABC with Charles Gibson, Bush freely admits that Muslims can go to heaven. CHARLES GIBSON:Do Christians and […]

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What will Obama do about marijuana?

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What will Obama do about marijuana?

Lots of people want to know, based on Obama’s website.

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