Monthly Archives: May 2017

Object – Subject – Verb

I submit that Grand Jedi Master Yoda was not entirely correct when he pontificated “Try not. Do or do not. There is no try.” As Shaolin as it sounds, the truth appears to be somewhat different. When one is young, … Continue reading

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A Quick Question

How can some of the American people so assiduously and comprehensively seek to apply the Preamble’s “promote the general Welfare” while “with equal fervor and fine impartiality”¹ completely ignore the succeeding “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity“? ¹ … Continue reading

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Quotations

“Infinities and indivisibles transcend our finite understanding, the former on account of their magnitude, the latter because of their smallness; Imagine what they are when combined.” ~ Galileo Galilei “There came to him an image of man’s whole life upon … Continue reading

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Ooooh Noooo!

Amid all the wailing and gnashing of teeth over various federal executive department heads succumbing to the “fell or was pushed” syndrome, it falls on me to make what should be the obvious comment — “So what?” Were it up … Continue reading

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In Defense Of “libertarians”

[Disclaimer: I once belonged to the Libertarian Party (for about an hour); I also was the editor for L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise for a longer period of time.] Lately I have read blog posts by people I consider far … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada!

Someone in Canada hit my blog 44(!) times today, thereby establishing an all-time record that is likely to stand. I am tempted to think it might have been Natalia Martinez, but surely she had better things to do after her … Continue reading

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