Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bob Dylan Is Wrong

The times they are not a-changin’ – Part I: “Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.” – Thomas Otway, English writer, born 3 March 1652. The times they are not a-changin’ – Part II: … Continue reading

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PLEASE HELP

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IF AT FIRST YOU SECEDE, TRY, OH PLEASE TRY AGAIN

2 March 1836 – The Republic of Texas declares its independence from Mexico. Shortly thereafter, the interim President of Texas David G. Burnet made a speech: “We Texans have declared our independence from Mexico for three reasons: First, so that … Continue reading

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Political Science

“A cult is a religion with no political power.” – Tom Wolfe, American writer, born 2 March 1931. And when a cult acquires political power, it usually votes Republican. “Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies … Continue reading

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He Must Be A Liberal

From the “Good Luck Trying To Convince Boundlessly Greedy Free Market Globalists To Accept This Opinion Department”: “America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world … Continue reading

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Two Opinions Concerning Censorship

From the desk of The Grand Inquisitor: “It is quite unlawful to demand, defend, or to grant unconditional freedom of thought, or speech, of writing or worship, as if these were so many rights given by nature to man.” Pope … Continue reading

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