Daily Archives: June 6, 2014

Arbeit Macht Frei

Being fond of talking about ironic German phrases from time to time [1], I would like to discuss a quote whose irony is deeply painful and deeply troubling on a variety of levels. Over the entrances to a number of … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Prohibition And Regulation

One of the more common arguments I see from somewhat sophisticated people who tend to disagree with the large amount of focus by conservative and evangelical Christians on issues of personal morality, especially homosexuality, is to comment that while the … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Rebalancing U.S. Forces

Rebalancing U.S. Forces: Basing and Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific, edited by Carnes Lord and Andrew S. Erickson This is the sort of book that I really enjoy reading that is probably not going to have a very large reading … Continue reading

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