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Terrific New York Times Editorial Gets Critical Point Wrong!

Today’s fine editorial, The White House on Spying, got a crucial assumption wrong. It cited, “the odd defense that the president didn’t know that American spies had tapped the German chancellor’s cellphone for 10 years.” Addressing the implications of this, it immediately … Continue reading

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Why the enemies of Obamacare oppose it!

Today, my comment on Paul Krugman’s terrific Op-Ed, Lousy Medicaid Arguments, didn’t make it because the New York Times closed out comments just as I was ready to publish it.  I feel that this is one of my best! Krugman … Continue reading

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New York Times Op-Ed: Why the Debt Ceiling Matters

My comment on Joe Nocera’s Op-Ed piece, Why the Debt Ceiling Matters, published October 7th may have had some resonance.  I said: All of the above predictions make sense, but they are made by specialists whose reasoning is not always clear to … Continue reading

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