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CORRECTION: 28 percent of registered voters chose the Islamic Salvation Front. (3/2/92).

Voici le temps des assassins, the bilingual Algerians could exclaim, echoing Rimbaud, when nearly a year ago, their intellectuals began to be slaughtered by Islamic fundamentalists.

There are two unmistakable signs that France is entering a pre-electoral period: The government is once again tinkering with the electoral law and the politicians, particularly the leaders of the

The riots of 1968 are bound to change the way that history views the political career of Charles de Gaulle.

Not so long ago politicians campaigned by kissing babies. Today, they
lock children in jail.

In 1996, Gore Vidal narrated his debacle defending the programs he wrote for the History Channel, which dealt with on the imperial aspects latent in the American presidency, to a panel of corporate media.

Are homosexual marriages and soldiery the ultimate, which is to say the only achievable, aims of the gay rights movement, a politics not of vision but of pragmatics?

Alex on Oliver North’s “fascism with a human face” and the mysterious case of Ralph the Lobster. 

Blogs

Ask what you can do for your president's birthday.

August 4, 2010

New York OK's the mosque, but the ADL's reputation suffers what ought to be a fatal blow.

August 4, 2010

I was all set to appear on the radio program of Orlando Magic Senior Vice President Pat Wiliams to discuss my new book, Bad Sports. Then I received the news that I was no longer necessary.

August 3, 2010

If we can't find a way to pay living wages for kindergarten teachers, who are we?

August 3, 2010

How does a student afford mandatory expenses for college without graduating $5,000 or more in the red? Consider credit unions, instead of credit card companies.

August 3, 2010

This Friday marks the 65th anniversary of the first use of the atomic bomb against a large city. Since that day, creative artists of every variety have made incisive, satiric or powerful statements about nuclear threat. What these artistic statements share, however, with rare exceptions, is an avoidance of the specific subject of Hiroshima.

August 3, 2010

A psychotic outburst at the American Enterprise Institute.

August 2, 2010

The nationwide boycott of the Arizona law has hit the sports arena: demonstrators outside ball parks in cities across the country are demanding that baseball owners move the 2011 All Star Game out of Arizona.

July 30, 2010

On Shirley Sherrod and the Republicans' great future hopes.

July 30, 2010