Monthly Archives: April 2008

Column on Electing A Problems Solver

Should We Elect a Problem Solver?Tibor R. MachanIn his long interview with Chris Wallace on Fox TV on Sunday April 27,Senator Obama asserted that “The American people, what they are lookingfor is somebody who can solve their problems.” Wow, have … Continue reading

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Column on Revisiting Anti-Americanism

Revisiting Anti-AmericanismTibor R. MachanFrom the time I was a kid and read a lot of American fiction in Hungariantranslations, I had a great fondness for what I took to be the Americanspirit of individualism and love for life. Zane Grey … Continue reading

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Column on Multicultural Nonsense

Multicultural NonsenseTibor R. MachanAs an avid reader of Science News magazine I never miss anything offeredup by the editors. I often purchase a book they recommend and peruse theletters of the editor routinely. (I’ve had several of my own publishedover … Continue reading

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Column on Wesley Snipes, Victim

Wesley Snipes, A Victim Tibor R. MachanThe actor Wesley Snipes, known mostly for so called “action pictures,” wasreportedly sentenced to three years in prison, on tax evasion charges, onThursday, April 24th. This was deemed to be victory for prosecutors bysome … Continue reading

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Column on Wandering About the East Village

Wandering About the East Village Tibor R. Machan It was a very mild, pleasant Sunday afternoon and my older daughter and Iwere spending a couple of hours walking about in her New York City EastVillage neighborhood. After a bite of … Continue reading

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Column on What Are Taxes

What Are Taxes?Tibor R. MachanIn the April 15th edition of The New York Times Richard Conniff suggeststhat what the government collects from us each year on or about this datebe called "dues" instead of "taxes" ("Abolish All ‘Taxes’”). As he … Continue reading

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Column on Two Stupid Ideas

Two Stupid IdeasTibor R. MachanTime for morning exercises! One will involve repairing some bad thinkingon Barack Obama’s part, another trying to fix the mental mess on the partof a columnist for the New York Times who wants to fix the … Continue reading

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