The president asked quizzically: "If Iraq is losing its intellectual capital who will run the country once democracy takes hold?" "Good question," Liberty replied.
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Given that the technology is moving at a faster pace than the morals and ethics surrounding it, genetic engineering must be part of our public conversation.
How can we win the so-called war on terror when we seem collectively content to bask in self-induced insularity? Who among the potential presidential candidates is addressing this?
Though it is sexy for candidates to cloak themselves in the Truman mystique circa 2007, few were doing it when Truman left office in 1953.
Part of the Falwell legacy is to marry two irreconcilable pursuits -- to claim to be a follower of the teachings of Jesus while simultaneously siding with the empire.
I don't share Hitchens' atheistic convictions, but I find it more enriching to learn from those I may be philosophically opposed to than those I might be in lockstep.
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