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Michael Bellesiles, the historian accused of research falsification in
his book Arming America, a study of gun culture, announced on
October 25 that he was resigning from Emory Universit
Research support was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation
With sniper suspect now in jail,
DAs are fighting tooth and nail.
They're in a monumental race
To see who gets to try this case
America is living in the blowback years.
The USA Patriot Act was passed with much fanfare last October, but it was soon clear that lawmakers passed the package without examining all the parts.
There's a joke circulating on the Internet: A grandmother overhears her
5-year-old granddaughter playing "wedding." The wedding vows go like
this: "You have the right to remain silent.
It's filling the grassroots role once played by the Christian
The author may be contacted regarding this piece at JonWiener@hotmail.com.
When several soldiers killed their wives, an old problem was suddenly news.
Democrats, faced with Scalia and Thomas clones, are finally saying: Ideology matters.