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Highlights of the United States v. Windsor (DOMA)

The first segment is not in chronological order, but arguably the most important, as it relates the likely outcome of these proceedings.  It is part of…

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Religion, Certainty and Obama's Visit to the Mideast

“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest…

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How Important Is Historical Accuracy In Film?

On the evening after the Oscars I got involved in a discussion about the historical bona fides of several of the best picture nominees. For…

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2013: The Year The Oscars Got (Mostly) Serious

Tomorrow at 8PM EST, the annual Oscar awards will air on ABC. This year’s roster of nominated films for best picture are a fascinating lot….

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The Axis of Evil: Part 2?

This week of President Obama’s state of the union message, I’m reminded of the term, “Axis of Evil.” It was used by President George W….

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