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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Fourth Amendment says Obama is not at liberty to collect metadata
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - walker & co.
Each year, many tourists journey to the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy, to see Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper." This awe-inspiring mural, crafted between 1495 and 1498, depicts the reactions of the 12 apostles after being told by Jesus that one of them would ultimately betray him.
Much of the media, both domestic and foreign, found considerable merriment in the June 2010 announcement of the arrest and expulsion of 10 Russian intelligence agents who were in the United States as "sleeper agents" -- that is, spies who would be dormant while they posed as unremarkable civilians and wormed their ways into positions where they could obtain valuable information.
If P.T. Barnum had applied his marketing and promotional skills to baseball, rather than the circus, he might have provided serious competition to Bill Veeck. However, because Barnum kept his focus on three-ring-centered entertainment, Veeck had the role of baseball's impresario-in-chief to himself.
Americans usually mythologize their greatest leaders rather than remember they were merely men. The portrait of Theodore Roosevelt presented by "Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands" rejects this notion, showing the future president as one who succeeded because he never took his hardships lightly.
Charles Oscar Finley was perhaps the most universally disliked person in baseball history. A self-made insurance millionaire who owned the A's/Athletics franchise for nearly two decades, he moved the franchise from Philadelphia to Kansas City and then to Oakland, Calif., where it remains today.