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900 days

Today marks the breaking of the siege of Leningrad, and President Medvedev choose the moment to announce that Russia would attempt to finally calculate Soviet losses during World War II.  It will […]

Eating the sun

I love plants; in fact, i prefer the company of plants to that of people and i consider our green companions the higher life form.  So when i saw Eating the Sun: […]

The Zionist in my closet

Few conversations about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seem restrained by reason; worse, someone inevitably tosses out the word “Zionism” in some form or another.  Things generally go to hell after that.  “Antisemitism” follows […]