Can Colleges Be Trusted To Investigate Assault?

Can Colleges Be Trusted To Investigate Assault?

If one believes even a significant fraction of the horror stories in the national news media, beastly male behavior has become almost epidemic on American college campuses. Tales ...

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Why Obama Makes The GOP Panic

Why Obama Makes The GOP Panic

If you pay too much attention to opinion polls, as most people do, doubtless you’ve heard that a plurality of voters has judged Barack Obama the worst president since World War II ...

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The Media Vs. Hillary Clinton

The Media Vs. Hillary Clinton

Exactly why the Washington press clique has always had it in for Hillary Clinton has never been entirely clear. Only that their collective sneer has been the single constant in he ...

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Too Many Americans Want Victory Without Sacrifice In Iraq

Too Many Americans Want Victory Without Sacrifice In Iraq

Remember the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush? It happened on December 14, 2008, near the end of the president’s second term. Bush had traveled to ...

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Welcome Back To Reality, Neocons

Welcome Back To Reality, Neocons

Here's an amazing fact that most of the Chicken Little rhetoric about the crisis in Iraq fails to take into account: The city of Mosul, population 1.5 million, fell to ISIS insurg ...

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To Right-Wing Nutjobs, Ordinary Voters Are The Enemy

To Right-Wing Nutjobs, Ordinary Voters Are The Enemy

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” --Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues. So the Bonnie and Clyde of the great Bundy ranch standoff thought they co ...

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What Glenn Greenwald Gets Wrong

What Glenn Greenwald Gets Wrong

Earth to Glenn Greenwald: if you write a book slamming The New York Times, it’s naïve to expect favorable treatment in the New York Times Book Review. Been there, done that. Twice ...

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Will Americans Ever Be Ready To Challenge The Gun Cult?

Will Americans Ever Be Ready To Challenge The Gun Cult?

Another week, another disturbed young man, another mass killing spree. It’s come to the point where episodes like Elliot Rodger’s murder of four men and two women near the Cal-San ...

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College Students Can Protect Themselves From ‘Triggers’

College Students Can Protect Themselves From ‘Triggers’

Supposedly, students at some of our most prestigious universities find themselves confronted with existential challenges. Some are required to read books and watch films that coul ...

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Obama’s Drama Critics Must Miss ‘Excitement’ Of The Bush Years

Obama’s Drama Critics Must Miss ‘Excitement’ Of The Bush Years

Some of you may feel that the cormorant does not play an important part in the life of the school, but I would remind you that it was presented to us by the corporation of the Tow ...

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