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One man’s anarchy is another’s road to justice

One man’s anarchy is another’s road to justice

Sheer chaos and anarchy on the border? Afghanistan — the most humiliating defeat in recent U.S. military history? A labor-starved…
Is America becoming Rome versus Byzantium?

Is America becoming Rome versus Byzantium?

In A.D. 286 the Roman emperor Diocletian split in half the huge Roman Empire administratively — and peacefully — under…
America and ‘The Dying Citizen’

America and ‘The Dying Citizen’

Only a little more than half of the current world’s 7 billion people are citizens of fully consensual governments. That…
Orwell and the woke

Orwell and the woke

Epigraph: “Twelve voices were shouting in anger, and they were all alike. No question, now, what had happened to the…
Civilization requires deterrence

Civilization requires deterrence

Deterrence is the ancient ability to scare somebody off from hurting you, your friends or your interests — without a…
The death of science

The death of science

The scientific method used to govern much of popular American thinking. In empirical fashion, scientists advised us to examine evidence…
Recall election could reverse the California ideology

Recall election could reverse the California ideology

California once was run by conservatives and mostly centrist Democrats. True paleo-liberal governors like Pat Brown greatly expanded the welfare…
There’s a problem in the upper reaches of our military

There’s a problem in the upper reaches of our military

It is the beginning of a never-ending bad dream. Joe Biden and the Pentagon have managed to birth a new…
Does America still work?

Does America still work?

For nearly two years, Americans have engaged in a great woke experiment of cannibalizing themselves. American civilization has invested massive…
Biden can’t escape blame for Afghanistan fiasco

Biden can’t escape blame for Afghanistan fiasco

The American-nurtured Afghan military of the last 20 years that had suffered thousands of prior casualties evaporated in a few…
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