Andrew Klavan: How to Speak Leftist, Part II

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A Truth Revolt video.

Israel at 65

An Israeli holds up a national flag atop a building in Jerusalem's Old City

A birthday party for a miracle.

Thoughts of Draw Down in Post-Osama Afghanistan

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Washington contemplates the impact of bin Laden’s death on troop withdrawal.

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The Heretics: Dr. Julian Simon

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The grandfather of modern environmental skepticism discredited the preeminent doomsayers of his day.

Breaking the Taliban

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The capture of a top Taliban commander may mark a crucial turning point in the Afghan war.

John Murtha

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John “Jack” Murtha, a Democrat from western Pennsylvania’s Twelfth District, died Monday of complications from gall bladder surgery. He had been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1974. During the Bush administration, Murtha consistently assailed the manner in which the Iraq War was prosecuted. In a November 2005 statement, Murtha described the U.S. military as “stretched thin” […]

Osama bin Laden lends support in fight against climate change – guardian.co.uk

Climate science is under assault, progress towards a treaty to end global warming is shuddering to a halt, and Barack Obama is struggling to press on with his clean energy agenda.This was the last conversion to the environmental cause that anybody would have wanted.In a new audiotape that surfaced today on the al-Jazeera network, Osama […]

Reihan Salam: How ‘Avatar’ gets capitalism wrong – Forbes.com

For the last 200 years, humans have grown taller, stronger and healthier. This progress has been fastest in the countries that gave rise to the Industrial Revolution, yet it has spread throughout the world, sparking a transformation that economists Robert Fogel and Dora Costa call techno-physio evolution, “a synergism between technological and physiological improvements that […]