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The Anti-Intellectual Face of the GOP

The anti-intellectual face of the GOP in the run-up to the US elections may play well at home, but for those of us outside the US, a spectre of an anti-science Republican administration is worrying. In a technologic age the … Continue reading

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The US Debt Crisis – Constituency Madness

I am hoping I have misread the situation, but from the distant Island where I sit, it appears we have been treated to the unedifying spectacle of Washington politicians using a principle of unintended but inevitable self harm to protect … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin and the Right of the Demented to Bear Arms

When shortly before Christmas a late night host said that Sarah Palin was getting in the mood for Christmas – she shot a partridge in a pear tree, everyone laughed because she is associated in popular opinion with the right … Continue reading

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