Volume III                                    August 6, 2007                                 Number 32
A Political, Social, Literary Journal

From Lawrence Velvel:
Increasing The Size Of The Supreme Court
Over the years I have found that the letters to the editor of The New York Times are often very cogent, sometimes a lot more cogent than op ed pieces that caused them to be written...

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• What Matters To Republicans
• A Worldwide Phenomenon
• Questions
• Esoteriology -- or...

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Everything Else

From John R. Guthrie:
One Woman’s Fascinating and Courageous Journey
There are many Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s to meet in Infidel. Each possesses her own intrigue...

Wisdom from Polonius
Some thoughts by and about
Sigmund Freud

Chuckle of the Week:
Strip Poker
What would Freud make of this?

Site of the Week:
The Time 100: Sigmund Freud
There are no neutrals in the Freud wars. Admiration, even downright adulation, on one side; skepticism, even downright disdain, on the other...

From the Video Shop:
Spanish writers and filmmakers seem to have a special talent for combining tragedies of life with a special satirical dark humor...

Editor's Panel

From the Editor
I went to see The Bourne Ultimatum on the first day it came out, and as I expected, enjoyed it...

From Liberty Street:
Crack Up
The collapse of the bridge in Minneapolis has brought a flood of commentary about whether America is falling apart...

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

Extended Correspondence
Richard Norsworthy has indicated the he would prefer to have the complete correspondence between him and me...

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