In Pursuit of Virtue – September Edition

GO! Thesis: there is no good argument for democracy; it is all faith. “Fascist” is a pretty common political insult in modern times. But it seems we do have our own Hitler-isms that fewer and fewer people are ashamed of any more. For example: He suspended the gold standard, embarked on huge public works programs…

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Freedom Isn’t Free

Lawrence Vance, tenacious critic of the warfare state as he is, commented today on the “freedom” that the soldiers abroad are fighting for: U.S. troops are engaged in unconstitutional, undeclared wars – but the troops are defending our freedoms. U.S. drone strikes killed civilians in Pakistan – but the troops are defending our freedoms. U.S.…

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