Medicare, the health insurance program for Americans over 65, is getting much attention these days, because of the president’s much-contested plan to provide prescription benefits for low-income seniors.
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Ross Terrill’s argument goes something like this: China is not a modern state.
Around Jesus’ time, roughly from 20 B.C. to A.D. 70, Jews, especially in Jerusalem, developed the practice of a two-stage burial.
Lest anyone forget, a war is still being fought in Afghanistan.
Those of us who knew Paul Dinter as the Catholic chaplain at Columbia University in the 1970’s and 80’s were presented with a personable,