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Daily Archives: March 20th, 2011

A Son and Mother

  SEE The New York Times’s remarkable slide show of the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan.

Daughter and Mother

 

A Woman’s War

  LAST WEEK, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Samantha Powers, of the National Security Council; and Susan Rice, ambassador to the United Nations, were all influential in convincing President Obama to order up military plans for an attack on Libya. The New York Times describes their efforts to convince the president on the necessity for intervention.  Suffragists and feminists often claimed that […]

The Jew-Hater’s Radar

  IN THIS previous thread, Van Wijk writes: It is no secret that the majority of American Jews are leftists; so are a great many whites. Since leftist Jews are in most cases racially and culturally white, and since they are too few and pacifistic to pose a physical threat, they can be lumped in with white […]

Free Trade: The Luxury We Can No Longer Afford

  R.S. WRITES: One commenter in the previous discussion mentioned Toyota, I would like to hold that company up to the claim made by another reader that protectionism always leads to shoddy union practices and inferior products. Interested readers might like to review the history of that superlative manufacturer when evaluating theoretical objections to protectionism.