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Heated Anti-Assad Rhetoric

libya_syria_iranWashington's Syrian regime change plans are longstanding. All independent governments are targeted.

At issue isn't whether they're despotic, democratic, or anything in between. It's about establishing client states subservient to Western interests. That matters most.

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Not Dark Yet: But I have seen the Footlong Hot Dog of the Apocalypse

Footlong Hot Dog of the Apocalypseby Phil Rockstroh

Almost exactly ten years ago, in June of 2002, my wife and I were driving through Colorado, on our way from Los Angeles to New York City. In the early afternoon, while paused to tank-up our Toyota Corolla, at a massive convenience store/self-service gas island that boasted of "two-for-the-price-of-one, One and One Half Footlong Hot Dogs.” we watched a family of six emerge from a late model, oversized pickup truck, proceed into the store, and return with a bounty of hot dogs and super-gulp soft drinks.

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The Gloves Are Off

brutalHow the police is raising a generation of not so nice kids
by Adam Keller

A year ago, the crowds filled the streets in Israel's cities. Week after week, tens and then hundreds of thousands marched and chanted "The People Demand Social Justice!". There had not been even a single violent incident. At the biggest demonstration, four hundred thousand people overflowed Hamedina Square in north Tel Aviv, demonstrating right in front of the most prestigious expensive shops in the State of Israel which only the most well-to-do can afford.

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What's Still Wrong With Political Assassination

Political AssassinationAs a professor of international and criminal law, I must write in profound disagreement with the suggestion by David Newman and Bruce Bueno de Mesquita that the United States Government's prohibition of political assassination be repealed (NY Times Op-Ed, Jan. 26).

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Try Thinking for Yourself

romneyFor every right we lose in the United States, for every assault upon the Constitution and for every foreclosure or job lost overseas, the more we hear about “supporting our troops”. I don’t suppose that anyone has figured out how supporting our troops will help us to regain our rights or to get our homes back. The same goes for killing Muslims. How many should we kill in order to make things right at home?

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