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2014/10/24 21:20
2014/10/24 21:20
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I don’t want to hear about it Oct. 28 if you didn’t pay attention the day before. Or on any of the other six days Barrie voters could have cast their ballots for the next mayor and city...
2014/10/24 21:20
2014/10/24 21:20
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2014/10/24 11:48
2014/10/24 11:48
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This piece originally appeared on The origins of the phrase “American exceptionalism” are not especially obscure. The French sociologist Alexis de Tocqueville, observing this country in the 1830s,...
2014/10/18 16:16
2014/10/18 16:16
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Some major sports events have become abjectly dependent on the riches of dubious regimes, writes Oliver Brown. Since Bernie Ecclestone thinks nothing of holding tête-à-têtes with tyrants in his own...
2014/10/16 05:57
2014/10/16 05:57
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Dr Selwyn Cudjoe, Professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, will deliver a lecture at UWI this evening. Cudjoe delivered this lecture in the UK at University College of...
2014/10/16 00:09
2014/10/16 00:09
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Alexis de Tocqueville wrote that in a democracy, we get the government we deserve. But in the self-serving, self-perpetuating fiefdoms of world sport, we end up with unaccountable leaders in thrall to...
2014/10/15 11:42
2014/10/15 11:42
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... Americans always display a free, original and inventive power of mind .” So noted Alexis de Tocqueville in his 1836 classic, “Democracy in America”. For 180 years this mindset has made the US the...
2014/10/15 04:33
2014/10/15 04:33
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Salisbury Post After the disappointments of the Bush years and the Obama years, many Americans aren�t sure where next to turn. Faith in Congress has collapsed. Faith in bureaucrats is nonexistent....
2014/10/13 17:42
2014/10/13 17:42
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The Australian writer Peter Carey, twice winner of the Booker Prize, has criticised the decision to open the award up to Americans for the first time, claiming that the old Commonwealth-only version...
2014/10/13 13:17
2014/10/13 13:17
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You may say this is just a small thing that one could be for or against. However, ask yourselves this question: "If I am incapable of making my own decision about how much of a sugary beverage I want...
2014/10/07 18:13
2014/10/07 18:13
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In a sport that derives so much of its passion from history and tradition, this is new territory. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger predicted as much the first week of the season. "The...
2014/10/06 16:30
2014/10/06 16:30
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Every July Americans celebrate our nation's founding, but our founders would barely recognize today's America. Freedom, Alexis de Tocqueville once said, requires virtue. On June 26, the U.S. Supreme...
2014/10/02 15:22
2014/10/02 15:22
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks before receiving a Lifetime Service... Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered up a minor gaffe at an event Wednesday evening,...
2014/09/29 15:42
2014/09/29 15:42
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It doesn’t take long for viewers of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to realize the show is deliberately trying to make you feel poor. Watching heiresses in their mid-twenties drop more on a day of...
2014/09/27 15:48
2014/09/27 15:48
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Jonathan Sacks rarely goes by more than two titles. This might be taken as a form of modesty, because the man actually has three: one of them academic (a PhD in philosophy), one civil (a British life...
2014/09/24 16:50
2014/09/24 16:50
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How many beheadings of journalists and others will it take before the liberal media and the education establishment refutes two myths they have perpetuated for years, namely: A) That all religions are...
2014/09/23 17:19
2014/09/23 17:19
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HE EMERGED FROM THE METRO AT THE L’ENFANT PLAZA STATION AND POSITIONED HIMSELF AGAINST A WALL BESIDE A TRASH BASKET. By most measures, he was nondescript: a youngish white man in jeans, a long-sleeved...
2014/09/23 14:14
2014/09/23 14:14
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The British press just reported the result of a new study by academics from Oxford and the University of London that children raised in stable marital homes are better behaved than classmates brought...
2014/09/20 09:20
2014/09/20 09:20
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An axis of evil threatens the liberties of the United States from within: the warfare state; the surveillance state; the bail-out state; and, the welfare state. A natural extension of former Vice...
2014/10/24 21:20
2014/10/24 21:20
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