Category Archives: Bullies and Scoundrels

Opinion | How to Stop the March to War With Iran – By Wendy R. Sherman- The New York Times

By Wendy R. Sherman Ms. Sherman is the former under secretary of state for political affairs. May 15, 2019 The USS Abraham Lincoln, an aircraft carrier, has been deployed to the Persian Gulf in response to unspecified threats from Iran.CreditU.S. Navy, … Continue reading

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Opinion | Why Barr Can’t Whitewash the Mueller Report – By Neal K. Katyal – The New York Times

By Neal K. Katyal Mr. Katyal drafted the special counsel regulations under which Robert Mueller was appointed. May 1, 2019 241 Attorney General William Barr testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.CreditErin Schaff/The New York Times “Many who watched Attorney … Continue reading

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Opinion | James Comey: How Trump Co-opts Leaders Like Bill Barr – The New York Times

But more often, proximity to an amoral leader reveals something depressing. I think that’s at least part of what we’ve seen with Bill Barr and Rod Rosenstein. Accomplished people lacking inner strength can’t resist the compromises necessary to survive Mr. … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Way to Detect the Next Russian Misinformation Campaign – The New York Times

By Philip N. Howard Professor Howard is the director of the Oxford Internet Institute and the author of “Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up.” March 27, 2019 Some of the Facebook … Continue reading

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Opinion | Well- Socialism Couldn’t Give Us Trump – By Gail Collins – The New York Times

By Gail Collins Opinion Columnist March 20, 2019 747 When Donald Trump defaulted on a loan for Trump International Hotel in Chicago, he sued Deutsche Bank, which had lent him the money.CreditCreditDavid Kasnic for The New York Times Department of … Continue reading

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My Halloween email led to a campus firestorm — and a troubling lesson about self-censorship – By Erika Christakis – Washington Post

     October 28, 2016 Erika Christakis is an early-childhood educator and the By Erika Christakisauthor of “The Importance of Being Little.” The right to speak freely may be enshrined in some of our nation’s great universities, but the culture … Continue reading

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Opinion | A ‘Disgusting’ Yale Professor Moves On – By Frank Bruni – The New York Times

David Lindsay: I am a graduate of Yale College, and this story is embarrassing, especially what happend to the spouse. By Frank Bruni Opinion Columnist March 19, 2019 1163 “The bright side has been denied the attention it deserves,” writes … Continue reading

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Russia Picked Donald Trump and Ran Him for President- Former Israeli Intelligence Officer Says – BY CRISTINA MAZA – Newsweek

BY CRISTINA MAZA ON 12/27/18 AT 3:23 PM WORLDDONALD TRUMPINTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS “Russia chose Donald Trump as the U.S. presidential candidate who would be most advantageous to Moscow, and used online tactics to win him the presidency, according to a former agent of … Continue reading

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Opinion | Rapists Presented by Their Church as Men of God – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Feb. 20, 2019,  387 CreditLoren Elliott/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images “When a journalist for the Illinois Baptist newspaper reported in 2002 on a Baptist pastor who had sexually assaulted two teenage girls in his church, one apparently … Continue reading

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Oceans Are Getting Louder- Posing Potential Threats to Marine Life – By Jim Robbins – The New York Times

By Jim Robbins Jan. 22, 2019,   24 c Slow-moving, hulking ships crisscross miles of ocean in a lawn mower pattern, wielding an array of 12 to 48 air guns blasting pressurized air repeatedly into the depths of the ocean. The … Continue reading

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