Tag: Andrew Finstuen

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    The real tragedy of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut “is that it reflects America’s careless gun laws and the careless words that surround them. The outrageous notion that ‘guns don’t kill people; people kill people’ exemplifies this carelessness.” More

    December 17, 2012 | Comments

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    “This economic wound will not heal without profound disagreement—that is the nature of democracy—but Obama hopes that we might bind it charitably and without malice.” More

    January 25, 2012 | Comments

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    Osama bin Laden is dead. Can Americans experience a moment of national unity without waving a bloody shirt? More

    May 3, 2011 | Comments

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    Does “winning the future” assume America can manage history as it unfolds? If so, it is a pretentious and dangerous position for any nation to believe in as a matter of religious or political destiny—or both. More

    January 26, 2011 | Comments

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    “President Barack Obama has faith in America. He both opened and closed his State of the Union address with remarks about his belief in the power of the American spirit, which he defined as our fundamental strength, optimism, generosity, and decency as a people and as a nation.” More

    January 28, 2010 | Comments