Monthly Archives: December 2010

Moroccan writer Taia challenges homosexual taboo – Yahoo! News

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The year of truth – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

This was (also ) a good year – the year of truth. The year that concludes tonight with a kiss was the year the Israeli masquerade party ended, the year the costumes were torn off and the truth came out. … Continue reading

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Justice Oliver Wendall Holmes: Law and the Inner Self, G. Edward White

“G. Edward White, as a prominent biographer, Supreme Court historian, and legal scholar, is uniquely qualified to cut through the clouds of incense which have so long obscured the figure of Justice Holmes. His analysis and revaluation of the man, … Continue reading

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Research links rise in Falluja birth defects and cancers to US assault | World news | The Guardian

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Wonk Room » Pining For Those Good Old ‘Rational’ Soviets

Pining For Those Good Old ‘Rational’ Soviets Arguing for the need to develop greater missile defense against Iran, Cliff May, president of the neoconservative Foundation for Defense of Democracies, gets a little nostalgic for the Cold War. “The Soviet Union,” … Continue reading

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Random thought

Name for my new site: SanDiegoSpleen, for when I'm cranky!

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Definition : The Noble Lie = The Magnificent Myth

The Noble Lie is the cornerstone of the Neo-Conservative thought array; to call it a philosophy is too complimentary, an inflation of the actuality, of its mere serviceability, to the practice of its particular politics. And from the practice of … Continue reading

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