• Punting On Justice

    For personal reasons, I have been thinking a lot about end of life issues of late. It is an extraordinary thing how the law has evolved on this subject in recent decades. As life spans have increased and medical technology advanced we find ourselves increasingly confronted with issues regarding the…

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  • “First Ladies” by Susan Swain and C-SPAN

    “First Ladies” by Susan Swain and C-SPAN

    Susan Swain was the moderator for C-SPAN's wonderful two-year series on the First ladies, and has now brought the television series into book form. A wonderful read for anyone who loves American history, and especially the genuinely “inside story” of the various presidencies.

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  • The National Journal’s Ron Fornier On Hillary And The Press

    The National Journal's Ron Fornier joined me today to talk about his “I Don't Believe Hillary Clinton” piece today, and the press gaggle that was shouting at the former Secretary of State today: Audio: 05-19hhs-fournier Transcript: HH: Ron Fournier is the senior political columnist for the National Journal, and he…

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  • The Wrong Question on Iraq

    By Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Over the past week, presidential aspirants Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have been bedeviled by the questions of whether or not President George W. Bush erred by invading and liberating Iraq, and whether they too would have launched an invasion. Jeb Bush, admirably loyal…

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  • The Characters Are Not The Problem

    Odysseus…Aeneas…Gilgamesh…King Aurthur…Paul Bunyan…Superman. Why are the stories of Odysseus and Aeneas considered some of the greatest literature of history and Superman considered disposable pulp? Why are guys who make a living in superhero movies, claim they are dumbing us down? Utter geek that I am (my comic book collection reaches…

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  • An Email From A High Information Voter

    Will is a science teacher in the northwest who sends me the very occasional but deeply considered commentary on the show. Read this one: Hugh, I greatly appreciated your interview with Mr. Morell on his new book and his service. It was refreshing to hear someone who not only defends…

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  • “Noble”

    “Noble”

    With the FMH traveling and exams wearing me down, I took a break to see a flick. “Noble” is simply inspiring and ought to be seen by everyone:

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