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Book Review: Bloodstained

Bloodstained:  One Hundred Years Of Leninist Counterrevolution, edited by the Friends of Aron Baron It should be stated at the outset that I am not a friend of Aron Baron nor am I supportive of leftist anarchists at all.  My … Continue reading

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A Meditation On The Universality Of Slavery

Occasionally I find myself a witness to fascinating conversations and today while I had a moment to rest in between running various errands and preparing to head off to The Dalles (which I will be doing after I stop at … Continue reading

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On The Threat Of Anarchy To Republican Virtue

Living in a free society requires a certain unanimous consent to standards of mutual concern and respect and forebearance that allow all people to feel safe and for minority opinions and groups to feel protected and safe while the majority … Continue reading

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Laogai Planet

Recently, China passed a law that appears to claim some sort of extraterritoriality in enforcing its laws against anyone who is viewed as a critic.  It has not been enough for China, apparently, to oppress its own people, especially its … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Foo Fighters

It is hard to find too many contemporary rock groups whose position as rock acts as well as culturally significant figures is as solid as the Foo Fighters.  It seems perfectly appropriate that Dave Grohl, once the drummer for Nirvana, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Critical Study Of Nullification In South Carolina

A Critical Study Of Nullification In South Carolina, by David Franklin Houston This book is an interesting one in that it provides a scholarly and deeply historical look at the reasons why South Carolina became such a noted state in … Continue reading

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On The Supply And Demand Of Racism

It seems strange to think of racism as an economic “good” that has a supply and demand.  Yet we find ourselves in a strange place where people who possess the racism of soft expectations of others grovel and apologize for … Continue reading

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Red Pill Blues

A long time ago, around the time I entered adulthood, there was a movie called the Matrix where the hero was given the choice of taking the red pill and seeing existence as it really was and taking the blue … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Rick Astley

It is not very uncommon in the annals of music history to think of artists who had tragic relationships with their music labels that drastically harmed their career–names like Badfinger [1] and Michelle Branch and Mr. Mister come readily to … Continue reading

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On The Politics Of Inflammation

From time to time I have noted the problem of inflammation both on a personal [1] as well as a general level [2].  As someone who suffers from a form of arthritis, which is one of the characteristic diseases of … Continue reading

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