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Rehabilitating Fascism: How Would We Know It If We Saw It?
With his announcement that the war on terror is actually a war against "Islamo-fascism," President Bush has opened a fruitful debate. As is so common with Bush, however, his use of the term seeks to stigmatize more than characterize, to evoke glandular excretions more than intellectual reflections...
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Our Presidential Prophet of God and Great Decider
Many disastrous conflicts in human history were led by men who spoke as if they were directed by God to lead the slaughter. President Bush asserts that "I trust God speaks through me and without that, I couldn't do my job." His sincere belief that the human carnage and destruction resulting from...
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Alito - It's the Constitution That's At Stake
Samuel Alito is a big booster of presidential power. Other "constitutional scholars" have been less sanguine. On April 20, 1795, James Madison, who had just helped shepherd through the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and would become President of the United States in the following decade, wrote: "...
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Scalia To Synagogue - Jews Are Safer With Christians In Charge
Antonin Scalia, the man most likely to be our next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, turned history on its head recently when he attended an Orthodox synagogue in New York and claimed that the Founders intended for their Christianity to play a part in government. Scalia then went so far as to...
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James Baker's Double Life
When President Bush appointed former Secretary of State James Baker III as his envoy on Iraq's debt on December 5, 2003, he called Baker's job "a noble mission." At the time, there was widespread concern about whether Baker's extensive business dealings in the Middle East would compromise that...
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Saddam Hussein, Like Adolf Hitler, Will Live on for Millions of People
Was this really the man with whom I shook hands almost a quarter of a century ago? I've spent 24 hours looking again and again at those videotapes. The more I look, the more Saddam turns into a wild animal. An American interviewed by The Associated Press said he'd gone straight to church to pray...
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Threshold of a New Era
THAT AN OFFICIAL of the Federal Republic of Germany was sacked last month for comparing George W. Bush to Adolf Hitler was proper, but not because of the insult to Bush. The extremity of Hitler's malevolence must always be insisted upon. Whatever one's problems with Bush, it banalizes evil to...
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History Teaches, But Will We Learn?
SOMETIMES A CIGAR is only a cigar, so Freud said, but there was a time when a cigarette was anything but. Nothing embodied the chaos of Europe's destroyed economy after World War II more dramatically than the fact that for a period of time, the American cigarette was widely accepted in the heart of...
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