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On The “Unwinnable” Wars

For all their faults, one thing that the “unwinnable” wars like the War on Poverty and the War on Drugs had is a relatively clear definition of purpose. I know, for all intents and purposes, what the goal is in … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt, Republican

If circumstances are such that thrift, energy, industry, and forethought enable the farmer, the tiller of the soil, on the one hand, and the wage-worker on the other, to keep themselves, their wives, and their children in reasonable comfort, then … Continue reading

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Life and Death

Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. Gandalf

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The Lord of the Rings vs. Atlas Shrugged

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, … Continue reading

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