Monthly Archives: May 2009

Sotomayor And The Management Of Debate

Again, I am not really interested in writing about the politics of the day. It’s excruciating, boring, and usually very predictable. And yet I read the news compulsively every day. It’s a filthy and self-destructive habit but I can’t seem … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Pericles gave this speech at the annual service that Athens gave for the war dead, after the first year of the Peloponnesian war. I don’t believe its eloquence has been matched ever since. I would like to point out that … Continue reading

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Stalinism as Social Censure- More on Carrie Prejean

The Carrie Prejean story is one of those awful things that never quite goes away, and yet I have become more and more interested in it. It seems to show a lot about how the left controls society. I was … Continue reading

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The Communist/Confederate Connection

Nicely alliterative isn’t it? I noticed some time ago that when the Civil War comes up in movies it is the Confederate side that is treated with sympathy. “The Outlaw Josey Wales” is an obvious example, more recently “Open Range”, … Continue reading

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