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Rhetoric and Cultural Trends Prompt a Sad Farewell, Some Commentary, and a Couple Letters

(Last updated on 19 October 2019) The relentless march of time continues, making another update necessary. This post is that update. In the items that follow, I bid a sad farewell to the unpeaceable rhetoric of “culture war,” object to … Continue reading

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LaPierre versus Paul: Realism versus Delusion

(Last updated on 10 July 2014) Like his typical remarks on foreign policy (remember those Republican primary debates?), Ron Paul’s response to Wayne LaPierre shows what happens when praiseworthy ideals are wedded to a weak grasp of reality. Though common … Continue reading

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