Personally, though, I don think we need to call off the Civil War sesquicentennial; there are ways of commemorating it without necessarily indulging in battle reenactments or costume balls, hoop skirts and all.One might begin by reading Lincoln Gettysburg Address. I serious. It contains only 272 words, but it spelled out for the American people […]

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Short doesn need much of an introduction. It got pockets and just enough stretch. It breathable and comfy. Think in terms of opportunities not sacrifice, including the chance to live in a peaceful and ecologically fecund world rather than a barren one riven by infernal conflicts between the haves and have nots. Flying itself could […]

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And that is the point. For all the apparent outrage caused by his comment, a surprisingly large “silent majority” secretly shares the broader thrust of Bloom’s argument, namely, the idea of a non white Third World being a “burden” on the developed nations of the West. Bloom made the speech in July and nobody objected […]

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