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A conspiracy about Nancy Pelosi emphasizes…

…a chapter in my book, How I Learned The Facts of Life, in which I describe how Malcolm Forbes wrote editorials and what happened to them after he did. Take a look at this good article in today’s Times, “How … Continue reading

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Recusal: and so it begins…

As justifiable anger has erupted over the GOP rush to confirm radically right wing and, in my view, intellectual and academic mediocrities to the federal courts, I started musing about recusal. I know that recusal is entirely a personal choice … Continue reading

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What is the object of power?

Characteristically I am an optimist. So optimistic that, as I finish How I Learned The Facts of Life,┬ámy short handbook about how to get the facts from the news and distinguish the facts from the fakes, I came to an … Continue reading

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