HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Israel and Her Neighbors
Sim Prystowsky
Ernest Cassara, in his screed against Israel, could find nothing decent to write about the Jewish state...

Harvard Square Observer:
Democracy & Arrogance
Ernest Cassara
In light of President Bush's decision not to seek federal warrants before engaging in domestic wiretapping...

Congress and the Constitutional Coup D'Etat
Lawrence Velvel
Almost daily it becomes ever more clear that we are faced with an attempted constitutional coup d'etat...

Potpourri
• Tour through Andalucia in Spain
• Observe  "suspicious behavior"
• Hazards of service on the internet
• Problems with the phone company

Significance for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Danziger cartoon
• Mrs. King's funeral politicized
• No clash of civilizations
• Press response to Powell's speech
• The plot thickens around Scooter
Everything Else

Poetry Musings
Tom Absher
Poets tend to need quiet for their work. I am certainly one such. In fact, as I get older, the more I become a committed devotee of silence...

Chuckle of the Week
God's Diet...
And God populated the earth with broccoli and cauliflower and spinach
and green and yellow vegetables of all kinds, so Man and Woman would live
long and healthy lives...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of G.Vidal, G.Orwell, D.Carnegie, and M.Twain

Now Showing: Glory Road
Glory Road is a standard sports movie, a cliché really, but a pretty good cliché and made more interesting by being based on an actual series of events...

From the Video Shop:
Flightplan
Neil Turner
Flightplan is what I describe as a "guilty pleasure flick" - all you need do is grab a bowl of popcorn, sit back, and enjoy...

Last Week in TV Land
Comments upon The Super Bowl, 24, House, Invasion, CSI, and In Justice
Volume II                                        February 13, 2006                                     Number 4
Editor's Panel

From the Editor
A friend asked me what topics I would take for the HSC, and I answered that right now topic wasn't a criterion of acceptance...

From Liberty Street: Despair
More and more one comes on notes of discouragement. Here, for example, is a comment plucked from a recent posting on the internet...

A Brief Correspondence
In response to an item about the King funeral, Marianne Dunlop of San Diego wrote to say...



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