Volume III                               December 10, 2007                            Number 50
HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY
A Political, Social, Literary Journal
Politics

From James Adler:
Could Moscow and Washington Have Shared
the Same Piece of Land?
The Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz asks readers on its site this question...

From Lawrence Velvel:
Arthur Sulzberger And Bill Keller On Bended Knee,
Serf-Like
From time to time The New York Times (how “alliterative,” so to speak, is that?) has been strongly criticized here for...

Potpourri
• The Presidential Nomination Race
• Ron Paul on the Internet
• Willard Flip Flop Romney
• The IRS and Republican
   Foolishness
• The Bible and Republicans
• Crooks Abound on the Internet
• The Supremes and the Second
   Amendment
• Choice Quotes!

Implication for the Long Run:
Developments Last Week
• Snow Job
• Childish Irrelevance
• Muted Reaction
• Verbal Transience

Everything Else

Musings in My Morris Chair:
My Career in Music:
The Cymbals
At a recent concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Maestro James Levine conducted Bedrich Smetana’s suite, Ma Vlast (My country)...

From John R. Guthrie:
The Truck Driver Poet
Full disclosure: The poet was also my father...

From the Video Shop:
Pearl Harbor Times Three
This past week was the sixty-sixth anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor...

Wisdom from Polonius:
Thoughts of Pearl Harbor
From the minds of Nichols, Manchester, Ohtawa, Forgy,
and Roosevelt

Chuckle of the Week:
Ol' Blue
A young cowboy from Montana goes off to college, but...

Site of the Week:
U.S.S. Arizona BB-39
Presented by I. B. Nease,
USNR (Retired)

Editor's Panel

From the Editor
It has been cold since I returned to Vermont. But the funny thing is...

From Liberty Street:
Character
This week on the CBS Evening News, Katie Couric is going to ask the presidential candidates questions designed to show the people who they really are...

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

From Our Readers:
Links to Other Articles
• Huckabee Chooses Jesus as
   Running Mate
• Rabbi plans for autonomous
   Jewish state

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