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Would you trust them?

Overheard during a July 30th raid on a London flat to arrest several suspects in the underground bombing:

I will see clearly now

Today, I managed two tasks I’ve been meaning to do for ages, ordering prescription swimming goggles and finding out how to sign up for French classes in Sept...

What’s up with Kansas?

At long last: a review of Thomas Frank’s latest book. I realize that most of you who are really interested in this sort of thing probably read it ages ago, ...

Al Gore vs. useful information

Those of you living in Canada may not know this, but up until yesterday the CBC broadcast in the US, under the name CBC Newsworld International. My New York...