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Lineages of the Absolutist State

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Heavy Brother

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Let My People Go

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AP via Washington Post

President Karzai’s Half Brother Killed in Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s half brother, Ahmed Wali Karzai, was fatally shot at his home in Kandahar on Tuesday by a local police official, Sardar Mohammad, whom Karzai had included in his inner circle. The Taliban took credit for the assassination ... (more)

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 READ MORE

Bush, Clinton and Schieffer

Bill Clinton: George W. Bush’s ‘Fourth Brother’

Who knew that former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were fast friends? Well, they did, and they outed themselves on Sunday’s “Face the Nation,” discussing their “very honest, good friendship,” as Clinton put it, and telling host Bob Schieffer about their daunting task of leading a major fundraising effort for Haiti on behalf of President Obama.

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Castro Has Surgery, Cedes Power to Brother

The Cuban leader temporarily relinquished power to his brother Raul because of intestinal surgery. Castro said in a statement he expected to be unable to govern for at least a few weeks.

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  • Posted on Jul 31, 2006 READ MORE

    Study: Link Between Having Older Brothers and Homosexuality

    Having one or more older brothers boosts the likelihood of a boy growing up to be gay—an effect due not to social factors but biological events that occur in the mother’s womb, according to a study published Tuesday. More evidence—alas, Bible-thumpers still need it—that homosexuality has nothing to do with outside factors and has everything to do with biology.

    Posted on Jun 27, 2006 READ MORE

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