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  • I have a new policy

    I have a new policy as it relates to the New Republic. I read the articles on military issues, politics, culture, etc. but ignore their diatribes on economics. Proof in […]

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  • For those of you into

    For those of you into “heavy lifting” on topics of religion, literature, philosophy etc. Check out the excellent book review in First Things this month. Edward Oakes discusses the ubiquitous […]

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  • -kausfiles.com Has a great bit

    -kausfiles.com Has a great bit on religious belief. Kaus destroys Thomas Friedman’s lame ecumenicism. Relevant quote: “Is that really it? Are we fighting for a sort of flabby, all-validating ecumenicism? […]

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  • A late entry to the

    A late entry to the Harry Potter discussion: I must admit that for a long time I simply tried to ignore the Harry Potter phenomenon. I thought the books would […]

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  • Fascinating article by the reliably

    Fascinating article by the reliably intelligent Timothy Garton Ash in The New York Review of Books on the definition of a terrorist. Important questions no easy answers.

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