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Solzhenitsyn at Harvard

In 1978 Alexandr Solzhenitsyn delivered a most famous speech at Harvard commencement. As a famous soviet dissident, he was expected to criticize the Soviet Union. He did: in a way that leaves few of us innocent. Advertisements

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Of Course It’s Unnatural

Jonah Goldberg argues that the healthy, modern civilization is unnatural, not far from Hobbes’s assertion that the natural life is nasty, brutish and short. Civilization is unnatural and corruption, like rust, is what naturally happens to every good institution. Something … Continue reading

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Their World, Our World

  A quick overview of double standards: left and right.

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Nunes Memo

  What was speculation a year ago is shaping up to be the no-nonsense conclusions of of a congressional committee.   Democrats on the Hillary team hired a former spy with Russian and media connections to dig up dirt on … Continue reading

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VDH is Bemused by Mueller

After investigating Donald Trump and his team for over a year , seven months under a special prosecutor (May 17, 2017), there has been one charge of  illegal behavior (lying to the FBI about a legal activity.) Listening to the … Continue reading

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Late Obama Mischief

Trump juggles the foreign policy balls Obama dropped BY CLAUDIA ROSETT – a list of foreign policy landmines left for Trump http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/foreign-policy/329008-trump-juggles-the-foreign-policy-balls-obama-dropped Obama’s Chaos Strategy: The Case of the IRS IED Nixon saw articles of impeachment for asking the IRS … Continue reading

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Clean, Fresh Clarity

American politics laid out plainly in rollicking hyperbolic caricature — PJ O’Rourke at his best: They Hate Your Guts. Parting wisdom: stay away from politics and vote for less of it.

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