Bill Kauffman

Bill Kauffman

Bill Kauffman is an American political writer. Kauffman was an intimate correspondent of the late Gore Vidal, with whom he shared many ideological similarities. Bill Kauffman's books include 'America First! Its History, Culture and Politics'

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Sunday, November 18, 2001
War & Peace: And They Call It Thanksgiving
There are few things sadder than a Thanksgiving table surrounded by empty chairs. Wartime brings such heart-wrenching tableaux: the missing soldier, the absent daughter, the stranded son. And now the missing include a strange new category: the father who was incinerated while sitting at a desk or frantically whispering his good-byes to loved ones over a cellphone as terrorists crashed a plane into a building. His widow and children, desolate and bereft, are unlikely to overflow with thanks on this funereal Thursday.
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Sunday, November 11, 2001
I Love My Country. But Perhaps Not This One
The Office of Homeland Security. Has a nice retro-Soviet ring to it, eh? Or how about Operation Infinite Justice, the Orwell-by-way-of-Madison-Avenue moniker that Pentagon image-makers first hung on our nascent World War Three? When the propagandists adopt phrases plucked from dystopian novels, we'...
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