Dream On, Condi

Feb 15, 2006
There is no way to soft-pedal it: The astounding rise of an anti-American firebrand like Moqtada al-Sadr is an indicator of how wide and complete a political defeat pro-Western forces have suffered in Iraq.
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Andrew Sullivan on the Cartoon Furor

Feb 8, 2006
Sullivan, whose NY Times Magazine essay on the connection between Islam and 9/11 was perhaps the best ever mainstream treatment on the subject, now takes on the Islamic cartoon controversy | essayAlso, a German journalist talks about his mixed feelings about running the cartoons in his paperwashingtonpostcom/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/06/AR2006020601258html?referrer=emailarticle" title="Op-ed">Op-Ed .

The More Things Change…

Feb 8, 2006
In 1983, Ed Asner, then president of the Screen Actors Guild, spoke to the Golden Gate Business Association, a gay and lesbian business and professional organization Asked about his advice to gay and lesbian folk not to come out of the closet in the entertainment industry, Asner replied, "Out of my own gut instinct, I [do] not consider this wise I know that within the gay acting community itself, many of the agents who are aware of the conflict, the bind, the grief that occurs with actors who cannot proclaim their sexual preference, [know] there's a lot of suffering and a desire to be open about it And these agents and actors support me to a very large extent in advising non-publicization"