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When Some are Above the Law

Dear Friends, It seems to me… there is nothing more corrosive of societal cohesion than arbitrary rule. When a double standard exists, no one will follow the law, mores or regulations without the immediate threat of violence. Why follow a … Continue reading

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The Measure of Despotism

Dear Friends, It seems to me, there is no more certain proof government has become utterly corrupt, than when investigative journalists are indicted, for investigating crime. Government that is corrupt is a form of despotism. Authoritarianism is characterized by arbitrary … Continue reading

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Quality of Mercy in a Tyranny

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the quality of mercy of our rulers is hard and sharp, but they expect and demand from us a soft and easy mercy, this is the way of a despot and not a human … Continue reading

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A Corrupt People can Never be Wealthy

Dear Friends, It seems to me, when the people of a nation become so corrupt their word is no more valuable than a turd, business cannot be done. When business cannot be done the economy collapses like a popped balloon. … Continue reading

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Election Integrity

Dear Friends, It seems to me, for the democratic element of our republic to function, as democratic, first there must be honest elections, barring that there is no democracy only the tyranny of the powerful over the powerless. If someone … Continue reading

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Water No Longer Wets Us…

Dear Friends, It seems to me, our leaders want us to believe, that water no longer wets us and fire no longer burns. Taken from a line from the Rudyard Kipling poem, Gods of the Copybook Headings, it describes the … Continue reading

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The Logic of Liberty

  Dear Friends,   It seems to me, chaotic liberty is the single best means to societal prosperity, as controlled dependence is the best means to universal poverty. This is true not only in an economic sense but in humanistic … Continue reading

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Obama Care, Fast and Furious, National Security vs Liberty and Freedom

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the more you stir a stench the more it stinks, and the stench coming from Washington stinks to high heaven. The pending Obama care decision from the Supreme Court will in large part decide … Continue reading

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