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Just Noticing

That both marketplace bombings happened in Shia neighborhoods. Again, totally possible that these are both, in fact, terrible accidents due to our missiles going astray. But, it is just as possible that Iraq did this on purpose (remember that frightening Jed Babbin “Sadddam Victory” piece from the other day). Of course, as Jonah notes today, people like the U.N. and al Jazeera, etc., will never even get that there is a difference.

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Law & the Courts

Censure Dianne Feinstein

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Are We on the Verge of Civil War?

Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps. It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of the Civil War, rather than in 2018, during the greatest age of affluence, leisure, and freedom in the history of civilization. The ancient historian Thucydides called the civil discord that tore apart the ... Read More
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It’s a Set-up

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