A Monumental Proposal

A Monumental Proposal

James O. Tate

I was recently perplexed to see in the news that Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the nation, had declared that, though master has no etymological relation to slavery, the word would nevertheless be abandoned as a title.

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Come Home, America

Come Home, America

Bill Kauffman

Greetings from New York, where a new hate crime is taking shape: It is called "place-ism," and it will be defined in the criminal code as the belief that a particular place superior to any other place.

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The Okie From Oildale

The Okie From Oildale

Roger D. McGrath

I first heard Haggard in 1963 and ’64 on that same Country & Western radio station I picked up at night. He had three recordings that charted in those years, but it was the third one, “(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers” that got me hooked on Hag.

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The Saudi-Iranian Blood Feud

The Saudi-Iranian Blood Feud

Ted Galen Carpenter

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which have frequently flared over the years, reached full intensity this winter when the Saudi government executed 47 regime opponents, including the prominent Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.

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