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Make America Masculine Again?

By Gordon Fellman It is interesting that the main word in “Make America Great Again”—the crucial adjective—remains not only murky but completely undefined. We must guess, but Mr. Trump’s public remarks may offer indirect clues. Does “great” suggest reinstituting slavery? … Continue reading

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WHOSE CHILD IS THIS?

By Anthony J. Marsella Whose Child is This?  Whose child is this?  Is this child an Iraqi . . . an Israeli . . .  a Chechnyan . . . an Afghani . . . a Kurd . . . … Continue reading

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There’s Blood on Their Hands—Lots of It

The recent massacre of civilians in Paris was horrific, unconscionable, and despicable—as has been the response in Paris, the US, and elsewhere in the West. Revenge, revenge, revenge is the resonating cry. The innocent victims of the terrorist attacks did … Continue reading

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