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Happy Thanksgiving (and thanks for Gaza’s cease-fire)

Today on Thanksgiving we have some things to be thankful for. The cease-fire in Gaza is holding (so far).  This is important not only to stop the killing, but also because it represents a breakthrough in the relationship between President … Continue reading

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Obama wins — but will anything change?

The US election of 2012 was remarkable for its lack of surprises.  Obama won basically the same states he won in 2008.   His victory was based on overwhelming majorities among minorities and strong leads among women and the young, especially … Continue reading

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