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March 5th, 2015

The Lobbyists at Your Dinner Party

    Remember the old food pyramid?

    Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government’s official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle.

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The Human Stain

    The Israeli elections scheduled for March 17 should constitute a triumph, a celebration of democracy and a proud reminder that the nation in which Arab citizens have the most meaningful vote is, yes, Israel.

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Giuliani: Nutball or Sleazeball?

    I’m trying to make up my mind about Rudy Giuliani: I can’t decide whether he’s a nutball or a sleazeball. For now I’m going with a sleazy nutball, but I’m open to suggestions.

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ISIS Poses No Realistic Threat To The U.S.

    It's the Ebola panic all over again.

    Except they're calling it ISIS this time.

    OMG! OMG! We're all going to die!

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Going off the Rails

    When 27 CSX tanker cars loaded with fracked North Dakota crude tumbled onto a West Virginia riverbank on President’s Day, the ensuing fireballs leveled a house and forced hundreds of people to flee amid a heavy snowstorm.

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Giuliani's gaffe puts GOP to a new test

    Was Rudy Giuliani playing a race card when he accused President Obama of not loving America? No way, the former New York mayor said later, but his litmus test sounded like he needs an eye test.

    Giuliani's remarks last week at a New York fundraiser for Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin set off a national uproar -- and became a new question for presidential hopefuls like Walker to answer: Do you think Giuliani is right or what?

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Giuliani sucker punches Obama on patriotism

    In the dustup over Rudy Giuliani saying he doesn't believe that the president loves America, it's a tossup who deserves more to be sent to the woodshed, him or the fellow Republicans who rushed to justify his remark.

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Courting Terror One Teenager at a Time

    When I was 15, my mother let me take the bus to Lynn, a small city about five miles from our house and two blocks from my father's office. I was pretty pleased with myself because otherwise my independence was limited entirely by my leg strength.

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Afghanistan's first lady A step forward by Afghanistan's first lady

    The most striking thing about interviewing Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, may be that the interview is taking place at all.

    Consider: Zeenat Karzai, the physician wife of former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was rarely seen in public during her husband's decade-long tenure.

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Adieu, Chris Christie, Adieu

    Chris Christie is political toast.

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