HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Iraqis Not Only Target
of Bush's War
Sherwood Ross
As wars tend to be fought for gain and profit, Iraqis may be pardoned for suspecting the U.S. invaded to get their oil...

Amazing Prescience About
the Struggle in Iraq
"Iraq Is All but Won; Now What?"...

Harvard Square Observer:
The Cowardice of the Democrats
Ernest Cassara
I happened to be watching the Senate proceedings on C-SPAN2 when Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin introduced his resolution to censure President Bush for his illegal wiretapping of American citizens...

Potpourri
• The Misuse of Words
• Speaking of Iraq
• Senators Talking By Each Other
• The Most Stupid Mantra
• Outsourcing
• Free Beer
• New Living Will Form



Everything Else

Poetry Musings
Tom Absher
Once my draft board finally agreed to grant me my status as a conscientious objector, I then began
looking for work...

Chuckle of the Week:
Genius's Eye Test
Count every " F " in the following text...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of T.Jefferson, J.Adams, L.Brandeis, and B.Franklin

From the Video Shop:
Al sur de Granada
Neil Turner
This beautiful film is based upon a memoir of Gerald Brenan who was a member of England's Bloomsbury Group...










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Volume II                                          March 20, 2006                                       Number 9
Editor's Panel

Remarks for the Boston Ethical Society: The Moral Influence of Abstraction in Social and Political Debate
I must say at the beginning that I understand we can't get along without abstractions. Tocqueville is famous for having said that God has no need of them but since we are not God then we do...

From Liberty Street:
Lame Lame-Duckness
Abraham Lincoln's warning comes to mind: you can't fool all the people all the time...

Letter to the Editor
I am intrigued by the call, in the latest HSC, for a definition of "intellectual corruption." I believe that the Bush administration is indeed corrupt intellectually, but ...


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Founding Editor

John Turner
Mananging Editor


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