Does Our Diversity Portend Disintegration?

Does Our Diversity Portend Disintegration?

Is there no limit to the racial, religious, ideological, political, cultural and ethnic diversity the nation can accommodate before it splinters into its component parts? After nine people were shot to death by a public transit worker, who then killed himself in San Jose, the latest mass murder in America, …

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Is the GOP Becoming a War Party?

Denouncing Republican “bluster” about war with Iran, President Obama went on the offensive Tuesday: “Those who are … beating the drums of war should explain clearly to the American people what they think the costs and benefits would be.” The president had in mind such remarks as those Newt Gingrich …

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Will Bibi Break Obama?

The prime minister of Israel is angry with Barack Obama and is coming here to force a hardening of U.S. policy toward Iran. “Bibi” Netanyahu had his anger on display at a meeting in Israel with Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham. McCain emerged saying he had never seen an …

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Is Obama’s America God’s Country?

The political beliefs of Barack Obama, said Rick Santorum last week, come out of “some phony theology. … Not a theology based on the Bible, a different theology, but no less a theology.” Given the opportunity on “Face the Nation” to amend his remarks, Santorum declined the offer and plunged …

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Who Wants War With Iran?

Appearing alongside CIA Director David Petraeus before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said of Iran: “We don’t believe they’ve actually made the decision to go ahead with a nuclear weapon.” Before the hearing, as James Fallows of The Atlantic reports, …

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