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Word Cloud: EXTRAVAGANT (Redux for Poetry Month)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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The Trumpian Hollymoon is over … now the Russian appeasement grows.

By ann summers Much like the GOP and Trump have peddled the meme that PBO/HRC “created” ISIS, now DJT* has decided to capitulate (bend over backward, Ben Dover) to Putin, where the Syrian conflict will generate new memes for 45*, … Continue reading

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another Trump stunt … ‘President Xi, cruise missiles are the best fireworks to herald your arrival’

By ann summers After the initial pooch-screwing of the raid in Yemen, Trump ordered a US Middle East military attack of approximately 60 cruise missiles in “retaliation” for Syrian air attacks with chemical weapons. More cynically, it’s a stunt to … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 4

By Mark Esposito The following is the fourth installment in a multi-part series exploring religious fundamentalism and the means of checking its excesses. You can read the first part here and the second part here and the third part here. There are 1.5 to 2.0 billion Muslims … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 3

By Mark Esposito The following is the third installment in a multi-part series exploring religious fundamentalism and the means of checking its excesses. You can read the first part here and the second part here. The discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia in 1939 … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 2

By Mark Esposito The following is the second installment in a multi-part series exploring religious fundamentalism and the means of checking its excesses. You can read the first part here. The clash between fundamentalism and modernity was an inevitable historical … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 1

By Mark Esposito The horrific events that played out in Paris certainly will bring fundamental change to that society. Much like our 9/11, the massacres at Charlie Hebdo and a kosher deli have mobilized the French nation to  a new awareness … Continue reading

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