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Monday, November 29, 2021

Republicans Dropped the Ball

In “Crash,” Hollywood’s finest movie so far this year, a prosperous black filmmaker tells a black gangbanger: “You embarrass me. You embarrass yourself.” As a Republican, I say to the even more rapacious GOP Congressional leadership: “You embarrass me. You embarrass yourselves.”

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Bush: Hell No We Won’t Go (Out of Iraq)

As anti-war protesters began flooding into town for weekend demonstrations, President Bush on Thursday emphatically rejected any U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and contrasted his resolve with the responses of previous presidents.

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Predicting Storm Surges

Forecasters know Hurricane Rita’s winds will generate a tremendous storm surge, but just how high and how wide the devastation will be remains hard to predict as the powerful storm hooks toward the Texas-Louisiana border.

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Suffering Compassion Fatigue

The TV images are riveting: the rolling waves swamping people’s homes, beams of houses turned into matchsticks, toys covered in seas of mud, a tattered Polaroid picture of a family in happier times, the tears at lives lost or destroyed.

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