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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
In my experience, bigots and other intolerant people will generally self-identify by their own words and clothing choices. If you show up in public wearing a Nazi swastika or other Nazi or fascist symbol and it’s not for a WW2 … Continue reading
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
While I’m sure someone more knowledgeable of history will eventually write a long screed or book about this, I wanted to express this feeling while it’s raw. Damn you, Lord Dampnut, and all your fascist friends for forcing us 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