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Deleted Scenes: Rooting For Egypt

I was raised a good American boy, brought up in the Reagan years to believe that democracy = good, everything else = not as good. Since I didn’t know anything about capitalism, communism, the systems of governm...
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The Freak Show: The State Of The Union

Last week saw President Obama give his second annual State of the Union address. As is usual for the President, he gave a stirring and quite moving speech. He gave homage to those killed and wounded in the Ariz...

The Heavy: Neurosis Reissue And Earth

Neurosis Souls At Zero (Reissue) Neurot Originally released by Alternative Tentacles in 1992 and subsequently reissued in 1999 at the launch of the band’s Neurot Recordings label, Neurosis’ third a...
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Reality Check: Reader’s Responses

This column is at best a year too early. Save it and reprint it next year if your prognostications come true. To be signaling the death knell for the 112th two days in, tears or not, is a bit drastic. So too i...
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Deleted Scenes: What He Won’t Say

By the time you read this column, President Obama will have already made his annual State Of The Union address. The speech is being called a pivotal one for the president, because… uh… well… his party lost? The...
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