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USA! USA! USA?

Several weeks ago, throngs of Americans in New York City and Washington, D.C., came together to celebrate the calculated assassination of a mass-murdering, self-proclaimed jihadist.

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Should South Park Be Censored?

In a recent episode of South Park, the prophet Muhammad is depicted wearing a clumsy-looking bear suit, and the episode is full of commentary on issues of freedom of speech, intimidation and fear.

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Avatars Among Us

It has become apparent to me that, in a secular tone, all of us here at Deerfield Academy have many personal avatars. Think of the times in our lives when something other than our physical presence represents us.

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Re: “Israel’s Right to Defense,” February 4, 2008

My interest in commenting on the well-written article is not to negate the important Jewish considerations in this eternal, seemingly unresolvable, conflict, but simply to continue to ask all members of this community to first name and question our own biases before affirming them as fact…

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