Views for 2009-10-25

Sunday, October 25, 2009
Margaret Knapke
Coup's Impact on Honduran Women
Ms. Magazine's inaugural cover featured President Obama in Superman pose, ripping open his suit coat and dress shirt to reveal a T-shirt that proclaims: "This is what a feminist looks like."...
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Olga Bonfiglio
Who Ya Gonna Call in an Environmental Disaster?
Nine out of ten Americans now live in places of significant risk, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) These risks include things like dam failure, hazardous material exposure...
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Helen Thomas, Helen Thomas and Craig Crawford
Veteran Reporter's 5 Lessons for Obama
We've been watching presidents come and go for years and have come up with five key lessons for President Obama to keep in mind as he copes with the world's toughest job. Brace yourself: The worst is...
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Eric Margolis
Americans Pull Strings in Afghan Election
Henry Kissinger once observed that being America's ally can be more dangerous than being its enemy. Take poor Hamid Karzai, the amiable former business consultant and CIA "asset" installed by...
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Frank Rich
In Defense of the ‘Balloon Boy’ Dad
FOR a country desperate for good news, the now-deflated "balloon boy" spectacle would seem to be the perfect tonic. As Wolf Blitzer of CNN summed up the nation's unrestrained joy upon learning that...
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Harvey Wasserman
Beware a Times/Pentagon 'Virtual Coup' on Aghanistan
Some military coups are still done the old-fashioned way. Tanks surround the capital, generals grab the radio station, the slaughter begins. Here, the Declaration of Independence scorned King George...
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