In Pursuit of Virtue – August Edition, Volume 2

Here’s the most recent collection of random internets… Sustainable fuels for cars are a good thing. Not because of some global climate change conspiracy, but rather because a reliance on fuel that lies outside the borders of the country occupies import status that could be used for other goods. The best solution I have seen…

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RP2012

Time to calm down re: that last post and give a taste of why this sweet man is unlike so many others. Being a “politician” is never a compliment, especially coming from me. But somehow, Paul is political and tactful in explaining ideas that people don’t often encounter, and he is a master politician in…

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The Myth [& Danger] of American Exceptionalism

A lecture by Howard Zinn, whose domestic policies always fell short to me but whose foreign policy cannot be stressed enough: Not only is it a myth that Americanism is exceptional, but it is also a myth that when we send our soldiers abroad they are spreading freedom or democracy – the two probably being…

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