This book is indispensable for anyone seeking to understand the degree to which the freedoms of religion and expression are being violated in Muslim-majority countries, and why this development has ...
Dwight Macdonald (1906–82) was a clamorous figure in 20th-century New York intellectual circles. Simply living here, one absorbed anecdotes about him, by osmosis: that an annoyed Trotsky said he favored ...
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UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE: Hello?
UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE #2: Who is this, please?
UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE: Herman? Herman Cain? This is Bill Clinton.
HERMAN CAIN: Bill Clinton? The Bill Clinton?
GHOST AND GUEST
Collapsing on a sleeping friend
Upon the couch, I fell
Sincerely sorry to offend
This guest in my “hotel.”
Our customary schedules changed,
He lay as if in pitch,
No boundaries, his form estranged
The Friedman-Durbin Amendment?
In The Week (October 31), the Editors write that the Durbin amendment’s cap on the fees that merchants pay for debit-card transactions prompted banks to “transfer the fee ...