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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

The War On Free Speech

In 1946, Martin Niemoller wrote a damning bit of prose to illustrate the rise of fascism and the cowardice of the intellectuals (including himself) who let it happen.  Here is … Continue reading

July 7, 2020 · 2 Comments

You Don’t Have Any “Rights”

There’s been a lot of talk recently about rights.  Just who has rights?  What are they?  Why are some people being physically restrained from exercising their rights while others seem … Continue reading

November 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Democracy Wins, Vancouver-style

God, I love democracy!  Most of the time it shuffles around, looking like nobody’s good version of Peter Parker, but then, when the jackboots come out, it suddenly turns into … Continue reading

April 15, 2011 · Leave a comment
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