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The Fall of Rome, pt 2


This country looks like one that’s about to learn some things the hard way. Riffing on Sam’s post about Rome… We all got taught that Rome fell when the barbarians sacked Rome. […]

Bernie’s party


Is It Bernie’s Party Now? – The ultimate outsider took over a splintered party from within. Sound familiar? I love this, mostly because the anti-Sanders view point in it comes consistently from […]

A case for the Humanities

Vitruvian Man

Arguing for well-rounded, well-educated human beings in the US is probably as fruitless as arguing for the Humanities. And for the same reasons. Besides the obvious benefit of agitating evangelical conservatives with […]