Daily Archives: February 24, 2013

Oscars Live Blog

Who will win? More importantly, who will win the TCH Oscar Pool? Follow along here. angienc (D), on February 24, 2013 at 8:57 am said: Edit Comment OT — Last chance before the broadcast starts to get in/change your picks … Continue reading

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When Did Wisdom And Virtue Become Bad Things?

Robert A. Heinlein: Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, … Continue reading

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Past Imperfect

Sean Wilentz: Cherry-Picking Our History Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick’s new book and accompanying ten-part televised documentary have a misleading title. Most if not all of the interpretations that they present in The Untold History of the United States—from the … Continue reading

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