Archive for November, 2016

D Day

  After over a year of campaigning, countless campaign ads, and several groan-inducing paeans to Hillary Clinton by post-punk rock bands, we’ve arrived at the moment of truth. The day when all of the bickering over polling averages will be rendered moot and we will see who America, in its infinite wisdom, has selected...
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The Utility Of Nations

The Utility Of Nations

Breathes there a man with soul so dead,  Who never to himself has said, This is my own, my native land! -Sir Walter Scott Unfortunately for the rest of us, these men-or women, in the case of Angela Merkel-are the ones effectively controlling Western civilization, or what remains of it at any rate. From...
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Libertarian Swingers

Spoiler Alert: Walter Block won this debate, i.e. convinced a larger percentage of the audience to vote in his favor than Nick Gillespie. For what it’s worth, I found it to be an interesting parallel to the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates.
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Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fights

  One of my favorite spectator sports is live debating. Although not all debates are as riveting as the Nick Gillespie-Walter Block confrontation which occurred last night, this election cycle has taught us all the entertainment value of a good one.
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