Author Archives: Jack Matlock

Shirley Sherrod – A Teaching Moment?

I don’t spend much time watching television, but yesterday when I was on the treadmill at the gym, I tuned into CNN, listening through earphones. What I saw was excerpts from Mrs. Sherrod’s talk to the NAACP, and her interview with … Continue reading

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Nina Khrushcheva: The Spy Who Came in by Amtrak

Nina Khrushcheva knew one of the Russian spies. Here is her hilarious account on ForeignPolicy.com: The Spy Who Came in by Amtrak

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Obama and the Gulf Oil Spill

I have been amazed at the way much of the public—and, it would seem, even more of the media—has treated the oil spill caused by the BP drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico as a problem for the federal … Continue reading

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The Spy Swap

Second, perhaps, only to sex, spies seem to stimulate the emotions, at least in the United States. And so it was when reports of the arrest of ten—and then eleven, and then twelve—Russian undercover agents in the United States moved … Continue reading

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