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Rich on the Right, Right as Usual

Frank Rich: The highest priority of America’s current political radicals is not to balance government budgets but to wage ideological warfare in Washington and state capitals alike. The relatively few dollars that would be saved by the proposed slashing of federal … Continue reading

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Profiles in Cowardice

Frank Rich: Have politicians stoked the pre-Loughner violence by advocating that citizens pursue“Second Amendment remedies” or be “armed and dangerous”? We don’t know. What’s more disturbing is what Republican and conservative leaders have not said. Their continuing silence during two years of … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time, America had a Dream

Frank Rich, on the American dream: When the Barstows finally arrive at the gates of Disneyland itself and enter its replica of Main Street, U.S.A. — “reconstructed as it might have been half a century earlier,” as the narration says … Continue reading

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From Those That Have Not, It Shall Continue To Be Taken Away

Frank Rich: what’s most disturbing about No Labels is that its centrist, no doubt well-intentioned leaders seem utterly clueless about why Americans of all labels are angry: the realization that both parties are bought off by special interests who game … Continue reading

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The Smithsonian Caves to Homophobia

The Smithsonian! Frank Rich has the details. even in a time of huge progress in gay civil rights, homophobia remains among the last permissible bigotries in America. “Think anti-gay bullying is just for kids? Ask the Smithsonian,” wrote The Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Frank Rich sez…

Frank Rich nails it, once again: THOSE desperate to decipher the baffling Obama presidency could do worse than consult an article titled “Understanding Stockholm Syndrome” in the online archive of The F.B.I. Law Enforcement Bulletin. It explains that hostage takers … Continue reading

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