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To the Editor: Re “U.S. Prepares Enrollment Push as Insurers Balk on Health Law” (front page, Aug. 18): How many times must it be demonstrated that health care cannot be treated like any other market commodity before our legislators get... Continue reading
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Here is Ann Coulter's latest column. Continue reading
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While [Peter] Singer's and [Tom] Regan's theoretical approaches are fundamentally different, they converge on a number of important points. First, both argue that all conscious, sentient animals with desires and interests deserve equal moral consideration (regardless of whether these animals... Continue reading
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Another street musician in Glasgow. Click to enlarge. Continue reading
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Let it go, David. Why can't you just read my blog and enjoy it? I made a simple claim: Unless you predicted Trump's nomination, you have no credibility with me. End of story. Go back to work.
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It doesn't matter whether it's bias or stupidity; they failed to predict Trump's victory, so why should I care about any other of its predictions?
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As crazy as it sounds, I began my 55th year of schooling today. I was born on 7 April 1957, which makes me 59 years old. Here are the salient dates: August 1962: Began kindergarten (in Metamora, Michigan). August 1963:... Continue reading
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Did he predict Trump's nomination, David?
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Disraeli Gears (1967). John Sullivan made me post this. Continue reading
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Laura Ingraham criticizes agenda-driven (which is to say biased) polling and prognostication. Here's my take. Unless you can prove to me that you correctly predicted that Donald Trump would win the Republican nomination for president, you have nothing to say... Continue reading
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To the Editor: Those in the “Never Trump” movement should look to history to guide their rhetoric and voting behavior. Because Hillary Clinton said at a CNN debate in October 2015 that she hopes to “build on the successes of... Continue reading
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I can’t help feeling sorry for Kellyanne Conway, the new campaign manager who signed on to save Donald Trump in his current predicament. This is the very definition of “mission impossible.” After all, you can’t make a silk purse out... Continue reading
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Deutscher, Lenin, Trotsky and Marx all staked their claims on the belief that socialism would produce abundance and freedom. A horrifying history has shown irrefutably that it doesn’t. Socialism is really a theory of economic theft, and what it produces... Continue reading
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To the Editor: Charles M. Blow is right on target in “Why Blacks Loathe Trump” (nytimes.com, Aug. 17). Donald Trump, in his typical fashion, has doubled down on his outrageous, delusional and baseless claims about how he will get the... Continue reading
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This is one of many street musicians we encountered while walking the streets of Glasgow. I gave most of them money. Click to enlarge. Continue reading
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