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As a candidate for President of the United States, Barack Obama made a promise to the Armenian people. This was not a sort-of-promise. There was no ambiguity.

Here is what Candidate Obama promised:

I also share with Armenian Americans – so many of whom are descended from genocide survivors - a principled ...


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I am planning to spend the second half of June traveling, with talks in New Delhi and Bali. New Delhi is about half the world away from California, with the result that you can get there going either east or west. Checking airline schedules, it looks as though ...


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Crucial tips for those who spend the majority of their lives in meetings – and in meetings about planning future meetings:

“Americans hold about 11 million meetings a day on average, and workers say about one-third of that meeting time ...


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Over at PrawfsBlawg, as they commemorate their tenth anniversary, they’ve been ruminating on the question of how legal blogging has changed over the past decade. As professorial types tend to do, they have been putting forth all sorts of hypotheses, most more or less pointing to the same conclusion, which ...


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In the previous “Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act”, the benefit to the recipient from an undervalued currency was defined in an intuitive way. According to this Act, a benefit exists in the case of an undervalued currency:

... if the exporter or producer receives or is entitled to receive more ...


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Censorship is a growing problem, and in fact the biggest threat to free speech in the U.S. is not from the government, it's from private actors.

Imagine you learn that someone has committed a crime or engaged in other harmful conduct. You exercise your free speech rights ...


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