Monthly Archives: July 2015

Teach My Kids … But Not So Much

“We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a … Continue reading

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What … If Anything … Were They Thinking?

“There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence.” –Henry Adams Lyndon Johnson among others has ostensibly observed that being the US vice-president doesn’t amount to a bucket of warm spit. I’m guessing there were also less genteel … Continue reading

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If Greed Is Good, What in Hell Can Evil Be?

How would you say “we’re all screwed!” in Greek? I’m no linguist, but it seems we’ll learn soon enough, though it may well be too late.   +++++++++++++++++   We Are All Greeks Now Truthdig * Monday, July 13, 2015 … Continue reading

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