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Nixon and the Jews. Again.If his tirades against Jews weren't anti-Semitism, what were they?
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The Truman ShowBush's Department of Homeland Security plan is modeled on Truman's 1947 national security reorganization. Here's what Harry got wrong.
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Hang Up And Listen
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