Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Erosion of values aids deviancy

    It was Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, New York Democrat, who coined the phrase "defining deviancy down" in 1993. This was simply a way of describing, quite frankly and accurately, how aberrant behavior becomes less aberrant the more widespread and acceptable it becomes.


  • BOOK REVIEW: Sainted ex-senator takes aim

    Let us stipulate, as the lawyers say, that Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who took James L. Buckley's U.S. Senate seat from him in 1976, was far from the worst thing that ever happened to the Senate or its delegation from the Empire State


  • BOOK REVIEW: Influence of a landmark document

    "On June 4, 1965," James T. Patterson writes, "President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered a commencement address at Howard University in which he outlined to a throng of some 5,000 people the most far-reaching civil rights agenda in modern U.S. history."


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The new National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Satellite Control building makes a dramatic architectural statement against the Suitland, Md. sky on Wednesday, July 18, 2007. (James R. Brantley/The Washington Times)

    NOAA's dynamic design suggests work on climate

    Topped by satellite dishes and antennae, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's new operations facility in Suitland, which was officially dedicated by the feds last month, announces its mission with bold clarity. This industrial-style building with "NOAA" spelled out in big, slanted letters, is where essential information related to weather and climate is collected and distributed round-the-clock, every day of the year.


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The new National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Satellite Control building in Suitland, Md. is lit by both natural light, from circular portals, and from ceiling mounted fixture on Wednesday, July 18, 2007. (James R. Brantley/The Washington Times)

    NOAA's dynamic design suggests work on climate

    Topped by satellite dishes and antennae, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's new operations facility in Suitland, which was officially dedicated by the feds last month, announces its mission with bold clarity. This industrial-style building with "NOAA" spelled out in big, slanted letters, is where essential information related to weather and climate is collected and distributed round-the-clock, every day of the year.


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