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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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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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The Sage: Romantic and Realist

Mohandas Gandhi was the saint of India, renown the world over, especially in England. He is hailed as the father of India, guiding her to independence* through his strategy of “ahimsa” or nonviolence. In so doing, any number of people, … Continue reading

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Equality: Pro and Con

“I am a democrat because I believe in the fall of man. I thing most people are democrats for the opposite reason” – C.S. Lewis, Spectator, 1943. Lewis is, as always, fresh, clear and arresting in his thinking. Here he … 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‚Äôs Chaos Strategy: The Case of the IRS IED Nixon saw articles of impeachment for asking the IRS … Continue reading

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Why The Bomb

In 2000,the US military again produced purple hearts. Until then there was no need. Enough were produced in anticipation of the land invasion of Japan to last half a century.      

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Gramsci…

Gramsci, cultural Marxism, volk-Marxism, postmodern-leftism, critical theory, Frankfurt School, even political correctness. It all seems to be the same thing. It has roots in a surprisingly open plan to make the western world an uglier, less pleasant, less workable place.

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