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Tom Rodgers

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Abramoff: It’s a Dirty Job, But Clean Money

“Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us.” Stephen Colbert December 8 was like any Thursday night. would...


Death and Night

…you and your crew may still reach home Suffering all the way, if you only have the power To curb their wild desire and curb your own       —The Odyssey Like a W.H. Auden World War II–era poem we live in an age of anxiety, of negation and emptiness. His poem is as now...