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The Contrarian: Diplomacy Drama

Pakistan has been receiving money and military provisions from the United States since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1947, the year that Pakistan (and India) gained independence as sovereign nati...
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The Freak Show: Idiocy On Parade

A recent poll showed President Obama running neck and neck with an opponent labeled “Generic Republican.” However, when he was matched up against specific Republican candidates, he led in every poll, often by a...
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Deleted Scenes: Thanksgiving

I was going to write this week’s column about those children out in California at UC Davis who got pepper-sprayed for, uh, existing, and it was going to be a big long rant about how people should be throwing Mo...
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The Contrarian: Know Your Enemy

Last Thursday was the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement and I was surprised to realize that I had no idea it had been that long. This “Day of Action,” organized and planned weeks prior to...
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The Freak Show: Our Corrupt Congress

A shocking number of revelations have come to light recently revealing a total lack of ethics on the part of many members of Congress. They have been taking part in activities that would be considered illegal i...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Noemi Liba

Exotic, mysterious, sensual, the music of Noemi Liba, like her name, flows off the lips rhythmically. A beautiful Aussie, I met her on the streets of New York and found myself having dinner with her. “I’...
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