Category Archives: Obama’s Prudence

The Perils of Passion

The sixties really did screw up the culture, as intended by those who were fed up with state-sanctioned segregation and all that went with it, and then fed up with that pointless and fundamentally immoral war in Vietnam, and fed … Continue reading

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Now the Troublemaker-in-Chief

“Prudence is a Rich, Ugly Old Maid, courted by Incapacity.” As aphorisms go, that’s a pretty good one, from William Blake – the English painter, poet and printmaker, who was anything but prudent. And even if he died in 1827, … Continue reading

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