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    Obama has already rejected the bright sunlight of public knowledge, which is democracy's great disinfectant and cure.
    — David K. Shipler
    Workers on the edge of poverty are essential to America's prosperity, but their well-being is not treated as an integral part of the whole. Instead, the forgotten wage a daily struggle to keep themselves from falling over the cliff. It is time to be ashamed.
    — David K. Shipler
    Affairs of state tend to drive most presidents toward the center on both foreign and domestic policy, no matter where on the political spectrum they begin, and especially so in the areas of intelligence and law enforcement.
    — David K. Shipler
    Caricatures created by politics never fit comfortably into the Oval Office.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: politics 
     
    Obama behaves like a centrist who leans tentatively left on certain social programs but boldly right on military force and civil liberties.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: right  military  liberty 
     
    If you have never been tortured, or locked up and verbally threatened, you may find it hard to believe that anyone would confess to something he had not done. Intuition holds that the innocent do not make false confessions.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: believe  intuition 
     
    Officers are taught to use all the tricks and lies that courts permit within the scope of the Fifth Amendment's shield against self-incrimination.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: lies 
     
    The Holocaust never quite leaves Israeli Jews alone. Arabs use it against them and they use it against Arabs. Jews use it against other Jews. Even the president of the United States, it seems, can use it against the prime minister of Israel.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: alone 
     
    Here among the constant ruins and rebuilding of civilizations lies the coexistence of diversity and intolerance.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: lies  civilization 
     
    Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation. Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate, robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
    — David K. Shipler
    tags: culture  age  song  spiritual 
     
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