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In the Absence of Alternatives

“The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.” ~ Henry Kissinger “History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.” ~ Abba Eban Clever quotes are cool, but these two guys may have … Continue reading

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Too Much Tennyson

The trick is to make whatever you’ve done, however foolish, seem heroic, especially if it involves the Crimea. On October 25, 1854, it was the charge of British light cavalry, led by Lord Cardigan, against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War, and that was … Continue reading

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