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The Weak Dollar Summit

By 2.11.04

The Bush administration has decided to allow the dollar to continue to seek its own level -- which means it will continue to fall.

Media Matters

Dr. Florida’s Fever Swamps

By 2.11.04

Meet the Clintonizing Carnegie Mellon "development economist" who thinks he’s hot because he’s cool.

Campaign Crawlers

His Old Pompous Self

By 2.10.04

Once it was almost possible to feel sorry for John Kerry. Not anymore, in this live report from Kerry headquarters.

Political Hay

The Antiwar War Hero

By 2.10.04

A Vietnam vet like John Kerry who describes the war as criminal inadvertently draws attention to his own actions.

Sports Arena

Borzoi Ballet

By 2.10.04

Lots of good breeding was on display in Madison Square Garden the last few nights.

Another Perspective

Sullivan’s Troubles

By 2.10.04

Are you as sick of Andrew as we are?

Reader Mail

Future Past Imperfect


Walking a Heinlein. Unsafe at any speed. Disadvantaged with Kerry. Knight’s hell. Plus more.

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Starship Bloopers

By 2.9.04

A new look at the early Robert Heinlein: genre bender, Cold Warrior, monarchist -- and fellow traveler.

Political Hay

Advantage: Kerry

By 2.9.04

One thing the Bush campaign should understand: John F. Kerry is not going to repeat the mistakes of the Mondales and Dukakis’s.

Special Report

Slowdown Artists

By 2.9.04

They’re still out there, determined to restore 55-mph driving on Interstates to from coast to coast.