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2014/12/19 03:57
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RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: In 1972, Christmas bombing of North Vietnam ordered by President Richard Nixon, most lethal strikes of the war; in 1989, U.S. invades Panama to depose, arrest and charge Gen....
2014/12/19 03:57
2014/12/19 03:57
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2014/12/18 03:57
2014/12/18 03:57
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TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Gov. Peter Shumlin announces demise of his single-payer health insurance initiative; convicted first-degree murderer Alan Prue sentenced to 50 years for killing teacher...
2014/12/17 19:57
2014/12/17 19:57
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RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: In 497 BC, first Saturnalia festival celebrated in Rome, Scandinavians retain 'Yule Goat' as symbol of season, Krampus, evil side of holiday cheer, terrorizes children into...
2014/12/17 19:19
2014/12/17 19:19
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), center, speaks to reporters about the Senate intelligence committee’s report on CIA interrogations at the Capitol on Dec. 9. (Saul Loeb/Agence France-Presse via Getty...
2014/12/17 15:38
2014/12/17 15:38
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Mars Rover sniffs methane – and the other 9 most important farts in history When Mars Rover Curiosity’s sensors smelt a pocket of methane thought to have been emitted by ancient life forms on Mars,...
2014/12/17 03:20
2014/12/17 03:20
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In spring 2009, I was invited to debate “torture” with Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show.” He gave me an opportunity to make a case with which he vehemently disagreed. He didn’t spout prepackaged sound...
2014/12/15 17:02
2014/12/15 17:02
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Tom C: Christopher Hitchens volunteered to be waterboarded. Afterward he ranted about how it really WAS torture. This is absurd, of course. I would think Hitchens would know better than you. Also...
2014/12/15 13:48
2014/12/15 13:48
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As the above statements testify, the New Republic was, during the 1980s, the single most important repository of ideas and political ideology in the entire insider constellation. Excluding the...
2014/12/11 22:45
2014/12/11 22:45
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America has come clean about the CIA’s descent into depravity – now it is Britain’s turn to answer questions, however long it takes, writes John McTernan Why did we go to war in Afghanistan?...
2014/12/10 12:37
2014/12/10 12:37
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The technique dates back hundreds of years but it came to earn notoriety in the years after the 9/11 attack when the CIA employed it against suspects detained as part of the so-called war on...
2014/12/08 13:50
2014/12/08 13:50
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Christmas shoppers in Sydney's Pitt Street Mall. Photo: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images "Money's scarce, times are hard, here's your f.....g Xmas card" – so wrote the late comedian Phyllis Diller in...
2014/12/06 19:48
2014/12/06 19:48
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Right from the start, the 2012 Reason Rally in Washington, D.C., set the tone that was to dominate the rest of the day. As the crowd was filtering in to the National Mall, a band fired up the crowd...
2014/12/05 22:03
2014/12/05 22:03
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Arts, entertainment, and more. TNR’s Raucous Wake Staff changes at the venerable magazine expose the fault lines of modern journalism. When news broke yesterday that Franklin Foer, the editor of the...
2014/12/03 11:06
2014/12/03 11:06
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It's that time of year again. The marmite day in the church calendar that we either love or hate. I'm talking of course about the Nativity play. Although most people's experience of them has been at...
2014/12/01 18:03
2014/12/01 18:03
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Man DownA new essay collection attempts to explain why men are ridiculous. Men: Notes From an Ongoing Investigation may be the most provocative title in a long list of provocative book titles from...
2014/11/30 18:29
2014/11/30 18:29
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There is a huge difference between a statesman and a politician. While a politician looks forward to the next election, a statesman looks at his country's fortunes, 30 years down the line. In a way...
2014/11/26 22:03
2014/11/26 22:03
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Baby PhotosMy 3-year-old son stole my iPhone and took some unflattering pictures of me. Am I a dad joke incarnate? What’d you do last Friday? I was home with the nuclear fam in the electric city,...
2014/11/24 17:59
2014/11/24 17:59
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The cover of Baradwaj Rangan’s second book, Dispatches from the Wall Corner, is in a way portentous of the mental pictures that you will be left nostalgically savouring after reading the book. It has...
2014/11/24 10:29
2014/11/24 10:29
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A cottage industry of memoirs detailing their writers’ journeys from restrictive “ultra-Orthodox” upbringings into the embrace of resplendent enlightenment and freedom has sprung up in recent years....
2014/11/22 23:57
2014/11/22 23:57
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Analysts were right to say that the Republican takeover of Congress bodes well for the war machine: already we see the levers of power slowly shifting in reverse, eager to get back to salad days of...
2014/12/19 03:57
2014/12/19 03:57
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