Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

Assessing Relative Thickness

They say blood is thicker than water, but then so is motor oil and Hershey’s Syrup too – but that’s just shorthand for the notion that there are some allegiances that override common sense and thoughtful analyses, and often override … Continue reading

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Eternal Fighting

Things change. In a speech in the Senate on September 16, 1981, Barry Goldwater said this: On religious issues there can be little or no compromise. There is no position on which people are so immovable as their religious beliefs. … Continue reading

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