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barbara lee and the boundless consequences of war

SO YOU THINK YOU’RE RIGHT and every­body else is wrong?” I heard those words from my fa­ther many times while growing up. Of course, the ra­tio­nale be­hind those words is sound: most of the times we hold an opinion that dif­fers with that of 99% of every­body else, then 99% of the time we will prob­ably be wrong. [Continue reading]

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what’s moxie and gumption got to do with hillary’s health?

USUALLY, I’M A STICKLER FOR DETAILS: when I make a written ar­gu­ment, I tend to craft enough it­ty­bitty points that I can’t be ac­cused of missing the de­tails. But with this ed­i­to­rial, I’m not even going to waste time looking up a date. (There’s some moxie for you!) Be­cause we all know this: two weeks ago, Hillary Clinton was caught on camera stumbling—collapsing would not be an in­ac­cu­rate term—into a waiting lim­ou­sine leaving a 9/11 event. [Continue reading]