Activist or Egotist? Choosing Darfur over Dorchester

September 12th, 2011

by Richard D. Bailey I parked cars in the middle of Yale University when I was in graduate school. I was going to Fairfield University some 30 miles away. But I lived in New Haven and had worked in the Mayor’s office after college so I was friendly with and knew a lot of political […]


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Why Is the Libya War a Wrong War?

August 8th, 2011

by John H.M. Smith I have been arguing with those who support NATO action in Libya for quite a long time.  Now let’s try a different approach, applying a little logic, asking three questions about the origin of this war: 1.  Did the rebels have a choice? The answer is “no.”  From the beginning of […]


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Gaddafi Is Our Ally and Friend, Not Our Enemy

June 26th, 2011

by John H.M. Smith This is an urgent appeal for saving Gaddafi’s life. Since 2004 Gaddafi has actually defected to the West, compensating all Lockerbie victims’ families and genuinely giving up all his WMD.  He also confessed his nuclear providers, i.e., North Korea and China; that’s why China didn’t veto U.N. sanctions. When Gaddafi was […]


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Who Deserves Credit for the Arab Spring? Not Obama

May 19th, 2011

By Kevin Frei I will agree with Amir Taheri’s assertion in a column in the New York Post that the Obama Administration should receive no credit for the Arab Spring, but he overlooks giving credit to the Administration deserving of much of the credit for creating the conditions which allowed the “Arab Spring movements” to […]


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Observations from the Kitchen Table

February 23rd, 2011

by Jane Thomas Maybe it is time to think more creatively about ways to make our government more responsive to the people. Observation #1 Countries run on two simultaneous tracks: an economic track and a political track.  On the economic track the two extremes are capitalism, where everything is privately owned, and communism, where everything […]


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