Volume III                                 February 12, 2007                                   Number 7
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

Harvard Square Observer:
Rough Draft
It has been difficult for Ye Olde Observer to settle his mind on a topic for this week’s commentary, for I have been ...

New Fort Detrick "Biodefense"Laboratory May Reflect a Bush Germ Warfare Effort
Sherwood Ross
Although no foreign power has threatened a bioterror attack against America, since 9/11 the Bush administration has ...

The Preternaturally Prolific Posner on Plagiarism
Lawrence Velvel
Richard Posner has written another book.  The total mounts...

Potpourri
• Letters to the Editor
• Waves of the Hand
• The Case for Saddam
• Tom DeLay, Expert
• A Living Document? - Part 2

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Old Age Learning
• Head Explosions
• Incomprehension
• Moral Judgment
• Just a Little Bit?
• Water on a Porous Rock
• A Process for Peace
• Oblivious
• Personality
Everything Else

A Poem: Crabby Old Man
When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a small hospital near Tampa, Florida, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of Abraham Lincoln

Chuckle of the Week
Barbara Walters of 20/20 did a story on gender roles in Kabul, Afghanistan, several years before the Afghan conflict...

Site of the Week:
Ordering Pizza
An interesting promotional video from the A.C.L.U.

Site of the Week Extra:
Burlington Free Press
An article about our editor

From the Video Shop:
The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club
I'm not sure anyone under the age of sixty will like this movie very much, but since I do not fall into that category, I really enjoyed it...

Editor's Panel

From Liberty Street:
Indictment?
I have taken the position that trying to impeach George W. Bush would be more trouble than it's worth...

From the Editor
A reader has requested that I state my own opinion about what has become the central focus of this magazine, that is, the Arab-Israeli conflict...




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Founding Editor

John Turner
Managing Editor

Neil Turner
Technical Editor






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