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Czars and the English Language

Who started this habit of calling government employees in charge of special initiatives “czars”?  I speak of our most recently appointed – or anointed – “Ebola Czar,” Ron Klain. Am I the only one who has a problem using a … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Politics*

Love your gun unconditionally.  Join the NRA. Love Grover Norquist unconditionally and sign his pledge not to raise taxes under any circumstances.  No matter how many people are out of work, homeless or sick. Love your country unconditionally and stick … Continue reading


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