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Jan/Feb 2008

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Editorials


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Narcissism Nation: My Country 'Tis of Me
 
Depending upon your point of view, pop culture can be seen as either a contributor to our national narcissistic neurosis, or, to adapt a pornographer's defense, a healthy outlet for it.
 
Tom Dooley

 

In Dog We Trust
 
It's another irony, and an unfortunate one insofar as so many of us are just as unaware as the people on The Dog Whisperer, that human psychology isn't that different from dog psychology, particularly when it comes to raising children, teaching students, leading a team, running an office, ruling a country...
 
Tom Dooley

 

Rabbit Left, Rabbit Right
 
Talk to liberals about the need for controlled hunting practices to stabilize wild animal populations, and they'll cite the magical balance of nature.
 
Tom Dooley

 

Damned Yankees-Yanquis
 
Yankee might of a military kind is more powerful than all the rest of the world's armed forces combined, just as the baseball Yankees payroll is quadruple that of other teams, one of which knocked the Yankees out of the playoffs this year.
 
Thomas J. Hubschman

 

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