Volume IV                                 February 4, 2008                                Number 5
A Political, Social, Literary Journal

From James Adler
Lebanon and Sderot
and Gaza...
Four years ago the Jerusalem Post's preceding and just as conserv-
ative editor as today's, Brett Stephens wrote ...

From John R. Guthrie
Du’a Khalil Aswad Meets the Peacock Angel: A Love Story
It was in John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath that Mother Joad said...

From Lawrence Velvel
The Great Louis Terkel
I recently read a memoir by Studs Terkel, who is now 94 years old...

“Hi, folks, been over for the day?”
Blow Jobs and Blow Hards
Then, There were Two!
“Abolish The IRS,” Says Huckabee
Ron Paul
Troubles in Kenya

Implication for the Long Run
Developments Last Week
Democratic Fuzziness
Clear Choice

Everything Else

Harvard Square Pictorial
In a Split Second
One of our readers has forwarded an e-mail containing some extraordinary photographs that...

From the Video Shop
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (1622-1673) - better known today by his stage name, Molière - was...

Wisdom from Polonius
From the minds of Monroe, Mencken, Gabor, Colette, Molière, and the Chinese  

Chuckle of the Week
The Husband Store
A store that sells new husbands has opened in New York City, where a woman may go to...

Site of the Week
HEMA is a Dutch department store in business since 1926. There are 150 stores all over the Netherlands, as well as Belgium, Luxemburg, and Germany. Take a look at HEMA's product page with the sound on. It's in Dutch but just wait a couple of seconds and enjoy.
Editor's Panel

From the Editor
This is going to be brief today because I'm away from home, because I've got to...

From Liberty Street
Possessing JFK
The launching of the Camelot phalanx against Hillary Clinton is forcing the nation to think yet once more about who and what John F. Kennedy was...

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

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