Burt Kozloff

Ebola Czar?+

Now that the president has been compelled to cancel two fundraising trips to deal with…

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But Look At How Shiny It Is+

Some time ago on this site we suggested that things had gotten pretty scary in the world.…

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Hot Water+

Twice a week, a gentleman named Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times Op-Ed…

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Raw Deal+

Yikes! A 23-year-old middle school teacher in Cambridge, Maryland was placed on administrative…

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Le savant? C’est moi!+

Aspiring elitist alert: forget about the one percent. If you think you qualify, or hope…

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Big Men+

A friend of ours who spent some time several years ago as a guest of the federal government…

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Reached Bottom, Auguring In+

We looked in recently on Tony Ortega, late editor of the Village Voice, at his new assignment…

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Settled Hash+

Few aspects of human life have been as thoroughly studied as nutrition. If there is any…

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Better Them Than Us+

I had just finished reading nemo’s latest on our Iraqi adventures when I heard…

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Affordable Care?+

Today we remember those who gave their lives for us in war. But what of those soldiers…

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Pick A Card+

It came to us in a blinding flash that almost every thorny and complex issue batted about…

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Thank You, P.J.+

The recent spate of commencement speaker controversies has been well-remarked upon,…

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Forgotten But Not Gone+

Yesterday the European Union’s highest court ruled that Google and other search…

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Roll On, Green River+

What if we could do one thing and achieve all this: • Pay down the national debt yet lower…

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Wild Pitches+

Add to the list of extraordinary sports accomplishments this recent performance by…

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Knock-Knock Jokes+

Tyrants come in all shapes and sizes, but it’s the little ones that terrify me.…

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Drums Along The Potomac+

The nation’s capital is gripped by an ongoing and heated controversy of dire…

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Roll Over Neil Tyson+

Here’s a poignant reminder that, as bad as people can be, they can be brilliantly,…

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