Tag Archives: Gays in the Military

Empirical Evidence Strikes Again

Perhaps it’s just human nature – empirical evidence makes people angry. You rev up the country to believe that Saddam Hussein had something to do with those 2001 attacks – three thousand dead because of the likes of him – … Continue reading

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Mistaking Our Own Taboos as Universal

It’s been seventeen years. And it started with Bill Clinton, the master of triangulation or the third way or whatever you wish to call it, where you disappoint your base and flummox your opponents by doing the unexpected, the other … Continue reading

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The Next Stop Is Not Pleasantville

The parallel universe thing is a staple of science fiction, and science fiction movies. There were the three Back to the Future movies – all about parallel worlds where things would be different now if you went back and changed … Continue reading

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