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Category: Focus on America Published: July 2013
The War Between the States Frozen in Time
A landmark exhibition considers the evolving role of photography during the Civil War.
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Category: Life in America Published: July 2013
What Did You Say?
Peter J. Cooper
"American English is an incomparably broad, vigorous, versatile, mutable tongue that can withstand an unintended daily pummeling by millions of those who speak it."
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Category: Law & Justice Published: July 2013
There Is No Vacation from Cybercrime at WiFi Hotspots
Kent Lawson
"More than 12,500,000 Americans were victims of identity fraud last year--one victime every three seconds. Hotspot users need to think before they connect."
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Category: Museums Today Published: July 2013
The U.S.--and Its Artists--Never Would Be the Same Again
Generally, it has fallen to history museums to orgainze exhibitions about wars, but the works of art in this exhibition chronicle how genre and landscape painters and photographers responded to the coming of the war and its aftermath. . . .
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Category: Economics Published: July 2013
The Tax Man Cometh No Matter Where You Are
Murray Weidenbaum
"Four major alternative ways of reforming Federal taxation that focus directly or indirectly on consumption have been developed," but none of them will be adopted by Congress.
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Category: Logan Published: July 2013
The Free Ride Should Be Over
Justin
". . . Asian states would not necessarily need to field militaries that could defeat China outright. Instead, they could focus merely on raising the potential costs to China such that Beijing would be deterred from aggression."
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Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2013
The National Pastime Finally Steps Up
Pat Williams , Mike Sielski
A war was raging in the sports pages about whether MLB should be integrated. Meanwhile, from Jackie Robinson, in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, an idea was brewing that would catapult him into the national consciousness.
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Category: Public Policy Published: July 2013
Roads to Nowhere
Chris Edwards
Rather than increasing Federal infrastructure spending . . . We should begin devolving Federal infrastructure activities to the states, which then should unleash businesses & entrepreneurs to help the U.S. solve its mobility and congestion challenges.
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Category: USA Yesterday Published: July 2013
Revisiting the Ghosts of Gettysburg
John M. Rudy
"Even in death, war is inescapable. It shapes who we are, who we will become, and where we are headed. At Gettysburg, that truth lingers around any corner you turn."
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Category: The World Today Published: July 2013
Pedal Power Goes Global
Janet Larsen
"Bike-sharing cities are finding that promoting the bicycle as a transport option can lead to more mobility and safer streets for all."
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Category: Medicine & Health Published: July 2013
Rethinking the Stroke Factor
Patrick D. Lyden
". . . Stroke is more common in the older populations, but new data shows it can occur at any age, and the increase is greatest in the middle-aged and preretirement groups."
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Category: Erickson Published: July 2013
Political Correctness Concerning Islam Must Cease Immediately
Tricia
"Appeasement never has worked with terrorists. They either will kill or be killed."
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Category: Ecology Published: July 2013
Hot Under the Collar Over Global Warming
John J. Berger
"Now that the key scientific facts are in . . . It is unconscionable to continue circulating misleading, discredited information."
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Category: National Affairs Published: July 2013
Gunning Down Personal Freedom
Edward J Erler
"The notion of collective rights is wholly the invention of the Progressive founders of the administrative state, who were engaged in a self-conscious effort to supplant the principles of limited government embodied in the Constitution."
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Category: Religion Published: July 2013
He's Not the Marrying Kind
Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Imagine the congregation's discomfort when they know that young Father Matthew is dating the lector who is processing in front of him towards the altar at the beginning of Mass.
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Category: American Thought Published: July 2013
A Losing Cause
Ray Kenneth Clark
"War in the manner the U.S. now fights is lost before it begins."
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Category: Psychology Published: July 2013
Cultivating the Art of Gratitude
Robert A. Emmons
"Work actively at finding more to be grateful for. When you grow in gratitude, you grow all over."
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Category: Psychology Published: July 2013
Confident Is as Confident Does
Robert Kelsey
". . . We are a . . . Pablo Picasso-like distortion of painful memories--of hurt, slights, put-downs, and insults, each one adding to the agony of poor confidence."
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Category: Business & Finance Published: July 2013
Bypass Wall Street and Beat the Banks at Their Own Game
Pamela Yellen
". . . The same folks whose advice got us into this mess in the first place are telling us to 'take more risk,' 'work until you drop,' and 'plan on living on a lot less in retirement.' "
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Category: Science & Technology Published: July 2013
Betelgeuse Is a Superstar!
Judith Braffman-Miller
The grand finale of Betelgeuse will be a spectacular show--full of sound and fury. Earth will have a front-row seat at this stellar farewell performance.
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