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LBJ, by Caro

AKIE BERMISS: I feel like I should begin with a disclaimer: do not be daunted by the sheer weight and length of the book — it is very much worth reading.  I’ve been carrying around Robert A. Caro’s most recent…

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Afghanistan: Does Obama Have a Left-Flank Problem?

HOWARD MEGDAL: While Barack Obama currently enjoys enough popularity among the left to keep the American presence in Afghanistan going, and even add troops, events could transpire to create difficulties in the near future.

CHRIS PUMMER: Of all the problems President Obama finds himself contending with, losing lefty voters because of his Afghanistan policy isn’t one of them. Continue reading

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Texting: The New Intimacy/Breakdown in Society

(To the tune of “There’s Nothing Like a Dame”): There’s nothing like a text! Nothing in the world.

HOWARD MEGDAL: With the advent of text messaging, all other human communication can be described as superfluous at best and at worst,…

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