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What next for Libya?

Libya is an ancient desert kingdom, … but things are changing, so visitors better had put wings on their feet if they want to see Libya before it changes again. The major change that should raise observers’ antennas is that, as announced by the chief of the transitional council, Libya will become yet another radical Islamic state.

Who pays corporate taxes?

Occasionally it falls to sensible people to explore common wisdom to discover how wise it is. In this case, the common wisdom on the question …

Prayers Up!

The email hits my mailbox. Pray for my mother, father, daughter, son, wife, husband, boss, employee, neighbor, friend, or myself, who is sick, injured, going …

Lost and Found

Politico found a group photo taken at the UN in which Obama the Wise and Beneficent covered up another person’s face. I don’t know about …

AIDS and the Folding Game

AIDS researchers have been trying to determine the structure of retroviral protease, a key protein in the spread of HIV, for years with no success. …