The Wind Farm Scam


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Cape Cod’s recently approved wind project is a boondoggle in the making and a ripoff for consumers.

The Limits of Power


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Why did some slave masters pay certain slaves throughout history?

When Israel Stood Up to Washington


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Thirty years ago, in contrast to Netanyahu’s repeated apologies, Menachem Begin adopted quite a different approach.

Rape of Lady Liberty Cartoon – Choose Your Weapons Carefully


Amid all the high-fives and atta boy’s that have attended Jenn Q. Public’s recent post Rape of Lady Liberty I feel compelled to raise my hand, kind of like that annoying kid at the back of the class, and ask exactly what good we did ourselves here.
To be sure there are several things to agree [...]

Health Care: a Culture Issue


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Taking the option of personal choice away from individual citizens.

John Cusak Speaks and the Country’s Collective IQ Drops By Listening


A couple hours after getting home from a screening of Hot Tub Time Machine (don’t worry, it doesn’t top The Hangover, as if it had a chance) I found a gem of a quote from one of its stars. I thought the film was nothing more than a fair escapist comedy full of 80’s references [...]

Bill Maher’s HuffPo Column: “Firing All the Teachers May Feel Good–We’re Americans, Kicking People When They’re Down is What We do”


Not long ago I wrote “Save a School-Fire a Teacher?” about a failing school district that fired all of its teachers in response to the outrageous demands from the teacher’s union.
Bill Maher has a different take on the situation. Maher writes in the Huffington Post:
“Fire the bad teachers, hire good ones from some undisclosed location, and [...]

The Jihadi Who Felt Persecuted


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His violence is self-defense.

Who Carried out the Dubai Assassination?


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New evidence casts doubt on Israel’s involvement.

New Questions About Dubai Assassination


For those familiar with the stellar reputation of Israel’s clandestine services, the recent hit on a Hamas operative and arms dealer in Dubai seems oddly atypical. It was, to the outside observer, an embarrassingly sloppy effort: The agents who allegedly carried out the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh (pictured above) in his luxury hotel room made [...]