Volume III                                    June 25, 2007                                 Number 26
A Political, Social, Literary Journal

Harvard Square Observer:
The Imperial Impulse
What the hell is the United States doing in Iraq?

From John R. Guthrie:
Clap Your Hands and Say Thank you, Mister Jesus!
On Sam Harris’s The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason...

From Lawrence Velvel:
The High Price of Gasoline
Because of the high price of gasoline, a letter sent to a prominent NPR public affairs show about its failure to...

• NHS Togs
• TV Styles
• Better Late Than Never!
• Bloomsday

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Bumbling
• Democracy's Future

Everything Else

From the Advertising World:
Six Million Dollar
Rube Goldberg Machine
And you thought those people that set up roomfulls of dominos to knock over were amazing...

Wisdom from Polonius
Thoughts of Eleanor Roosevelt

Chuckle of the Week:
A few days ago I was having some work done at my local garage...

Site of the Week:
The Quotation Page
The oldest quotation site on the Web

From the Video Shop:
As Far as My Feet
Will Carry Me
A soldier in combat is a strange beast. I think the word "beast" is a good one for...

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Editor's Panel

From the Editor
I finished the book discussion series on "Comprehending Today Middle East" at the Williston Library near Burlington. We had...

From Liberty Street:
A seldom mentioned consequence of the war in Iraq is a sapping of the American spirit...

From Sanitas: A Lexicon for the 21st Century
Definitions you will not find in the normal dictionary...

From Our Readers:
Links to Other Articles
• Eliyahu advocates carpet
   bombing Gaza
• The General's Report

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Managing Editor

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Technical Editor

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