Category Archives: Lessons of History

Duty and Honor and Country

As we’re in our eighth year of war in Afghanistan, and having occupied Iraq for almost as long, and as we are now waging a proxy war in Pakistan, using drones as our proxies, and special forces we’ll not mention, … Continue reading

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After Capitalism

Is capitalism over? Who would ask such a thing? Given our slowly accelerating economic disintegration, and the attendant political firestorm regarding who is to blame for it all and who has the best ideas to fix things, the question hasn’t … Continue reading

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