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The Triumph of Nice

Imagine reading an interview with the founder of a new Christian church. As the interviewer points out, new denominations are scarcely a surprising story, so what makes yours so different and noteworthy? Well, explains the prophet, we have a...

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    Kings Row Revisited

    I preferred Reagan when he was openly pursuing the actor’s trade, especially in Kings Row, which, from age 10 to 14, I tried to watch every time it was the Friday or Saturday late movie on one or another Twin Cities TV channel.

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    Throughly American Healthcare

    The U.S. healthcare system really isn’t a “market-driven system” at all. Prices aren’t set by supply and demand. They are set by the federal government for the public programs, and by the government-licensed providers themselves in the...

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