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The Arrogance of Power, by Senator J. William Fulbright

The Arrogance of Power by Senator J. William Fulbright Written in 1966 by former Arkansas Senator, Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Vietnam War and US foreign policy critic J. William Fulbright, I came upon this treasure because...

Some Numbers from Virginia Senate primary

Well, well. The case for James Webb as Virginia's Democratic Senate nominee to oppose George Allen was that he supposedly would have greater appeal outside of predominantly Democratic northern Virginia (DC suburbs) than his opponent, Harris Miller. Mark Warner had...

Virginia voter with a time sensitive info request

Open primary today in Virginia, during which the Dem Senate nominee to oppose George Allen in the fall will be determined. Prior to 5:30 today I am interested in hearing arguments from denizens who have looked into the matter on...

Frank Rich on Al Gore

I like Frank Rich. I think he's perceptive and often keeps his eye on the big pictures when other opinion writers don't. But I thought his column this morning on Al Gore got catty at times. He writes: "If this...

The DaVinci Code

Just wondering if denizens: i) have come across notably good, concise, and historically balanced and rigorous assessments of key truth claims upon which the theory is based, and the theory itself. ii) have any comments on the book, movie or...

Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization?

This is a question that's been on my mind for some time. As it happens, it is also the title of a 2003 book I just finished reading, published by the pro-free trade DC think tank, the Institute for International...

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