Daily Archive: December 18, 2012

Ugly Guns Make America an Uglier Place

  I was not quite 15 when President Reagan was shot, and for me, the defining image of that day is the one you see above; Secret Service agent Robert Wanko brandishing an Uzi. You...

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How to Join a Social Circle & Make Friends in a Group

~by Rod Engelsman Note: I’d been mulling over a guest post on this topic for the last several days. Given the rumors surrounding the mental state of the perpetrator of last Friday’s horror in Connecticut,...

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The Grand Bargain, Revisited

Before describing himself as “agonizing” over whether to support it or not, Paul Krugman tries to distill the pro/con of the latest potential Grand Bargain: So is what Obama gets out of this — basically unemployment...

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Thoughts on Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum

This post is in large measure a summary of yesterday’s discussion hosted by Tamara Cofman Wittes, Director at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, with Khaled Elgindy, a fellow at the Saban Center,...