Sic Transit John Wilkes Booth

    Judging from his melodramatic “Sic, Semper Tyrannis!” at Ford’s Theater after murdering Lincoln, Booth perceived his role of assassin as  being his greatest role, a chance to play in real life a doomed Romantic hero, an avenger of

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John P. Angelos and the Rioters of Baltimore

    Oh, this is rich, John P. Angelos, executive veep of the Baltimore Orioles, stands up for the rioters:   Brett, speaking only for myself, I agree with your point that the principle of peaceful, non-violent protest and the observance

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PopeWatch: Morality and the Climate

Patrick J. Michaels of the Cato Institute at National Review Online raises moral questions that PopeWatch is confident will not be addressed at the Pope’s conference on the moral dimensions of climate change: Kudos to Pope Francis for calling a

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