Killing Osama bin Laden: Assassination, War Casualty or Criminal?


Thou shalt not kill. That is not only one of the Ten Commandments; it is central to any civil society. Politicians and pundits alike are quick to say that we live under the rule of law.
Everyone can agree on those two points, at least on the surface. It’s defining what that means where the differences [...]

The Bipartisan Shame of Racism


I am a white woman (technically, translucent without a tan, but, that’s a personal problem).  There has never been a time when I’ve felt the sting of judgment over something so irrevocable as my skin color.  Not once have I sensed that someone was uncomfortable with my racial identity, even in ethnically diverse situations.  I [...]

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