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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
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And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Category Archives: Politics
As an American who had ancestors who fought for the Confederacy and a Southerner whose family roots in the South go back for over 200 years, I am aware of the history of the Civil War, what led up to … Continue reading
For the record, the USA has never been a pure democracy. It’s always been a representative democracy, meaning the people select representatives who decide what’s best. When it works, this minimizes the usual B.S. of bad public opinion steamrolling over … Continue reading
Sunday Thoughts on Justice I keep coming back to what someone said last year. If something bad within a system persists over time, it stops being a bug and becomes a feature. Prison rape is no longer a bug; it’s … Continue reading
This is hilarious — and so true! It’s just too good to keep it to myself. Reasons Why I Will NOT Be Replying to Your Argument