Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon t...
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There are simply more and more narcissists than there were a few decades ago. There is less community and more selfishness, and it will affect how quickly we come out of this financial crisis.
To mark the recent publication of Gore Vidal's memoir, Snapshots in History's Glare, The Atlantic's John Meroney interviewed the American literary and...
Just because a lot of pathetic people need to dwell on the director's supposed indecency to make themselves feel decent in comparison, doesn't mean that normal evidentiary standards should be abandoned in the Polanski matter.
Wouldn't it serve the interests of justice and the American people more to devote the monies intended to be wasted on this sensational situation to solving real and pervasive problems?
Everyday the news is filled with statements that just don't make any sense. I write them down and then I study them later. Many still puzzle me. Maybe you can help me make sense of them.
The economy, touted as recovering, continues to be a jobless recovery: unemployment is at 9.8%. Arianna says Larry Summers and Obama's economic advisors are the problem, not the solution.
First, let's get rid of the distractions this week. Chicago will not be getting the Olympics in 2016, even after President Obama went over to Copenha...
The argument that Polanski should not be extradited on grounds of delay would mean that the fugitive who is most successful in eluding capture gains an advantage over one who is less successful.
My journal has started a petition in support of Roman Polanski. Mike Nichols, Salman Rushdie, Milan Kundera, Isabelle Adjani, and Diane von Furstenberg are among those who have signed on.
Given Roman Polanski's history as a persecuted Jew during the Holocaust, I can understand his panicking, skipping bail and fleeing the United States. ...
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