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Down the Rathole

Last year, President Clinton, who has rarely found a conflict that lie did not want to join, complained to the Veterans of Foreign Wars that Congress was cutting foreign aid, "the very programs designed to keep our soldiers out of war in the...

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    A Waste of Space

    Instead of insulting our intelligence, as so much third-rate science fiction does, director Brian De Palma's second rate Mission to Mars is just good enough to do something much worse: It insults our hope in a purposeful universe.

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