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Psst! The French Rioters Are Muslim

Psst! The French Rioters Are Muslim
By November 27, 2007

The French rioters are Muslim: a matter that concerns me as much as the fact of its widespread omission in the press. The riots began after two teens on a motorbike died in a collision with a police car in … Read More

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Olmert’s Painful Look

Olmert’s Painful Look
By November 27, 2007

[We asked cousins Mimi Asnes and Ben Keller to cover yesterday's peace conference at Annapolis, Mimi from the outside and Ben from within. Read all their coverage here.] Not a happy camper: Here's Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert today admitting … Read More

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Ned Lamont: From No-Go Senator to Befuddled Historian

Ned Lamont: From No-Go Senator to Befuddled Historian
By November 27, 2007

Writing at the Politico, Ned Lamont (remember him?) takes aim at his former rival Sen. Joseph Liberman, who says the Democrats have forsaken the muscular internationalism of FDR/Truman/Kennedy for — well, we're not quite sure what the new party ethos … Read More

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Two Cousins On the Annapolis Peace Conference

Two Cousins On the Annapolis Peace Conference
By November 27, 2007

[We asked cousins Mimi Asnes and Ben Keller to cover yesterday's peace conference at Annapolis, Mimi from the outside and Ben from within. Read all their coverage here.] I'm on the overnight train from Boston to Washington, DC with a … Read More

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Fascists Have a Right to Free Speech?

Fascists Have a Right to Free Speech?
By November 27, 2007

The Oxford Union will go ahead with its free speech debate tonight, Monday 26 November, headlined by Nick Griffin, leader of the neo-Nazi British National Party, and Holocaust revisionist historian, David Irving. The Oxford Union President, Luke Tryl, had been … Read More

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Prelude: What We Have Won

Prelude: What We Have Won
By November 27, 2007

[We asked cousins Mimi Asnes and Ben Keller to cover yesterday's peace conference at Annapolis, Mimi from the outside and Ben from within. This is their first post. Read all their coverage here.] When our great grandfather Akiva Holtzman landed … Read More

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The Left Must Defend David Irving’s Right to Free Speech

The Left Must Defend David Irving’s Right to Free Speech
By November 26, 2007

As I write, Nick Griffin, leader of the far-right British National Party, and David Irving, Holocaust denier-in-chief, are preparing to speak to 500-odd smartly-dressed students and a pack of hacks at the Oxford Union Debating Society. The OU's decision to … Read More

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The Long Overdue End of Fusionism

The Long Overdue End of Fusionism
By November 26, 2007

Patrick Ruffini has a post at Hugh Hewitt's site about the import of Ron Paul's candidacy for the Republican party, but more broadly about the terms of the marriage between libertarians and conservatives, and how it can be reconciled. (Link … Read More

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