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Carol V. Hamilton has a Ph.D. in English from Berkeley and teaches at the University of Pittsburgh. She also writes for History News Network (hnn.us) and CommonDreams.org.

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Sunday, August 31, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Nixon, Agnew, Quayle, Cheney--and Now Palin? Why are the Republicans so cavalier in their selection of Vice Presidential nominees? A historical look, with some quotations from the Republicans at the National Review.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Flag Fetish An article in Sunday's New York Times reports on conservative hostility to Obama. He doesn't wear a flag pin, they complain, and he doesn't put his hand over his heart during the National Anthem. I remember when Americans weren't obsessed with outward shows of patriotism.

Monday, November 19, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Debate in the Desert Logical fallacies, the Nanny State, and Hillary Clinton's experience: Reflections on the Las Vegas Debate.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Curmudgeon Party Mike Gravel and Ron Paul should run together on a third-party ticket. They could call themselves the Maverick Party, the Odd Squad, or the Curmudgeon Party.

Friday, September 28, 2007 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Bad Debate Questions at Dartmouth At the Dartmouth debate the other night, Tim Russert asked at least two absurd and pernicious questions. One is "would you torture Al Quaida's #3 man to save American lives?" The second objectionable question was whether Israel would have the right to make a preemptive strike if it "felt in danger"?

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Conscience Voters We're values voters too.

Sunday, September 9, 2007 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Liberal" or "Progressive"? Hillary Clinton has claimed to be a "progressive" rather than a "Liberal." What's the difference, and is she right?

Sunday, August 12, 2007 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Clinton: "I'm Your Girl!" On Friday's Hardball, Chris Matthews's two women guests were invited to respond to Hillary Clinton's use of the phrase "If you want X, I'm your girl" at the recent debate in Chicago. Was "girl," in this context, anti-feminist? he wanted to know.

Friday, July 27, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Separation of Church & State: A Thumbnail Sketch Who was John Locke? Jefferson considered him one of the three most important men who ever lived. It was Locke whose ideas provided the basis for many aspects of our Constitution, including the separation of church and state. Locke himself was a devout Christian.

Monday, March 26, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Royal Pardon? The presidential pardon is a vestige of monarchy. Will our King George III pardon Scooter Libby?

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
War Profiteering, Past and Present The film "Iraq for Sale" reminds this writer of polemics against war profiteering composed during the American Revolution.

Monday, October 23, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The State, That's Me! How George W. Bush more closely resembles a 17th-century absolute monarch than the leader of a free republic.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Pop Christianity A critique of contemporary Christianity, with its simplistic notions of causality, its hostility to science, and its intolerance of ambiguity, complexity, and dissidence.

Friday, October 13, 2006 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
THE HAPPY EMPIRE Our two greatest faults as Americans are provincialism and a deficit of historical imagination. Too often we lack a sense of historical depth and density. We have become indifferent both to our own ancestors and to future generations.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Republican Newspeak Did the Republicans learn how to frame our political debates by reading George Orwell?