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  • 'Hitch 22' by Christopher Hitchens

    'Hitch 22' by Christopher Hitchens
    Hitch-22 A Memoir Christopher Hitchens Twelve: 448 pp., $26.99 With the possible exception of Tom Wolfe and Maureen Dowd's, Christopher Hitchens' marvelous byline is the most archly kinetic in current-day American letters. Every article, review and...
  • Michael Foot dies at 96; last of the British Labor Party's socialist leaders

    Michael Foot dies at 96; last of the British Labor Party's socialist leaders
    Michael Foot, a bookish intellectual and anti-nuclear campaigner who led Britain's Labor Party to a disastrous defeat in 1983, died Wednesday, officials said. He was 96. Foot died peacefully at his home in north London following a long illness, historian...
  • Great expectations -- by Americans and by Obama

    Barack Obama has been criticized for being too cool, too aloof, even too serene. But the President Obama who delivered the inaugural address on Tuesday was anything but aloof. He was passionate and pleading, somber and demanding. And he did something...
  • Financial boom, financial bust: What happened?

    Every now and then, even the smartest of us need to relearn the lessons of American history. Take Alan Greenspan and the unfolding story of the current credit crisis. Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, is "the Oracle" given much of the...
  • Mark Daily's e-mails to family and friends

    10/31/06 pardon the bizarre typing but these german keyboards are crazy. I have arrived in leipzig and am waiting a couple of hours before continuing to kuwait. all is well so far. no real sleep yet as the plane is crammed with weapons, bags, and boots....
  • Recession's silver lining

    Recession's silver lining
    Call it the gospel of hard times. With all this bad economic news, we're starting to hear a chorus of voices preaching the cultural benefits of financial crises. Surely it has reached your ears: A recession could force us to spend more time with our...
  • Constitutional review

    The Genius of America: How the Constitution Saved Our Country and Why It Can Again By Eric Lane and Michael Oreskes Bloomsbury, 305 pages, $22.95 A More Perfect Constitution: 23 Proposals to Revitalize Our Constitution and Make America a Fairer Country...
  • Obama's to-do list: First lady has one

     
    by Mark Silva The president and first lady, treading a delicate line between political and home life, go to great lengths to remind people that, after all, they're just people, too. But, with a first lady attempting to play the......
  • Obama to grads: 'Body of work' ahead

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama addressed squarely, and with a measure of humor, tonight the very words that a public university had used this year in refusing to confer an honorary degree upon a president, a graduate of Harvard......
  • Arizona’s Latino studies ban will widen ethnic divisions

     
    Guest Writer: Raul Ramos y Sanchez Ramos y Sanchez is a marketing executive, editor of MyImmigrationStory.com, and the award-winning author of the novels «America Libre» and «House Divided». You can visit his website at www.RaulRamos.co...
  • Obama's inauguration speech, annotated

    A great speech doesn't speak only to the audience at hand, even if that audience numbers in the billions and engulfs the globe. A great speech also speaks to the past. For a better appreciation of Obama's address, we've highlighted passages in which...