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How to Kill the D.N.C. with One, Simple Shot to the Heart: A Dialogue Between Jim Jordan, Amy Dacey, and Moses Maimonides.

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We May No Longer Call Them “Bastards,” but the Real Question is: Do We Treat Them as Such?

In 1965, Daniel Moynihan, then working for the United States Department of Labor, issued a report in which he found that 24% of black children and 3% of white children were born out of wedlock.  At the time, the report … Continue reading

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Empire in Decline: Drowning out the “Vox Populi”

2012 is going to be an interesting year.  Assuming the Mayans got it wrong and the world does not end on December 21st, we are looking at year of ever-increasing instability.  As the Arab Spring shows no signs of letting … Continue reading

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Empire in Decline: The Poorest of the Poor

Three months ago, in September 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a new study on income disparity and economic stability. While this may not seem like the kind of thing that I might be prone to discuss on a … Continue reading

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