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Meditations on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day we should mourn those who gave their lives in war, and we should resolve not to risk American lives in the future except when our vital national interests are at stake.

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When Are You Going to Get Married?

If gay marriage becomes universal in the United States, companies that now offer domestic partnership benefits to their gay employees are likely to tell them, If you want the benefits, get married.

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Left and Right in China

A new survey shows that China is divided into two fairly consistent ideological groupings, which are essentially statist and classical liberal.

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Is Rand Paul Arnie Vinick?

Alan Alda’s victory in the West Wing final‐​season presidential debate just might be a model for a Republican candidate who can cut across partisan lines.