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Sunday, April 30, 2006

JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH "A PROFILE OF AMERICAN COURAGE" HAS PASSED AWAY. A TRUE AMERICAN WHOSE DETERMINATION TO HELP THE "POOR" WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN

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John Kenneth Galbraith, 97, Dies; Economist Held a Mirror to Society

By HOLCOMB B. NOBLE and DOUGLAS MARTIN

Mr. Galbraith, an iconoclastic economist, teacher and diplomat,
was one of the most widely read authors in the history of economics.

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[Art Buchwald]Not necessarily the whole truth


One of the most important instruments in Washington
now is the lie detector test. For some reason, more and
more people are lying and having to take the test. ...

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[Art Buchwald]The man who went to heaven

The title of one of my favorite recent books is
"The Five People You Meet in Heaven," by Mitch
Albom. It gets one to thinking about those five people.

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Ignoring Colbert, Part Two

By Chris Durang

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How to spot a terrorist:

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Robert Fisk: Seen through a Syrian lens,
'unknown Americans' are provoking civil war in Iraq

By Robert Fisk

The Americans, my interlocutor suspected, are trying
to provoke an Iraqi civil war so that Sunni Muslim
insurgents spend their energies killing their Shia
co-religionists rather than soldiers of the Western
occupation forces. "I swear to you that we have
very good information," my source says, finger
stabbing the air in front of him. Continued

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