Why Do We Love Superheroes?


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The answer lies in our dual needs for clarity and hope.

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Obama Wants “Ass to Kick”? “Bring It On”!


Ah…finally!
Barack Obama, tired of being called an elitist professor-type, decided to perform in Reagan drag today, declaring on the Today Show that, far from responding ineptly to the oil spill, he’s actually ready to “kick some ass.”
Like most drag queens, Obama was fairly unconvincing as a man: only middle school boys and feminists think that [...]

Running Back to the U.S.A.


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America’s Asian allies decide to keep the US around, after all.

When Secularism Is Not Enough


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Are we sure Islamic jihad can be resisted by reliance on Western secular values alone?

Symposium: When Does a Religion Become an Ideology?


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Is it significant that, in Islam, the pillars of faith are rituals rather than moral values?

Chomsky, America, Israel and the Left


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Wouldn’t the avowed enemy of the Democratic West be happier in Putin’s Russia, Ahmadinejad’s Iran or Chavez’s Venezuela?

Obama’s Professor and America’s Cultural Crisis


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Cornel West is a Rosetta Stone of our national disaster.

Emos in Saudi Arabia?!


Man, I thought this horrific trend was on its way out. Apparently, it’s surfacing in—of all places—Saudi frickin’ Arabia! The Saudi religious police have arrested 10 women for dressing emo-style. For those that do not know what an emo is, the link explains:
The trend is characterised by wearing skinny black jeans, tennis shoes, colourful T-shirts [...]

Summing Up Obama (So Far)


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It’s still a legitimate question: Who is he?

The Toothless Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty


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How Obama’s useless nuclear disarmament endangers us all.