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+ We have been taught to ring our bells, and illuminate our windows and let off fireworks as manifestations of our joy, when we have heard of great ruin and devastation, and misery, and death, inflicted by our troops upon a people who never injured us, who never fired a shot on our soil and…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (02-26-11 Edition)

Note these things today: After making it one of his most promising campaign promises to have repealed, Obama extends the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act. Hope for a better future (of a nation changed into a police state). Meanwhile, the same administration was caught recently gathering bank, travel, credit card, and phone records of journalist citizens. Next step?…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (02-11-11 Edition)

I have never liked “Things Worth Discussing.” It’s so boring. So I thought of a new title, one that goes with the theme of the blog.Virtue through knowledge, of course… I post these summaries of information because your brain is the most important thing you own. How valuable is it? Some people think it has…

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+ “To whom does war bring prosperity? Not to the solider who for the munificent compensation for $16 per month shoulders his musket and goes into the trench, there to shed his blood and to die if necessary; not to the broken-hearted widow who waits for the return of the mangled body of her husband;…

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