Monthly Archives: July 2015

Das Capital: Witchcraft for Moderns

When I first encountered Marx’s Manifesto in my early 20s, it read like a great puzzle, nothing seemed to make sense and what should have been logical arguments fell very flat. It just did not hold together very well. Now … Continue reading

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The American Voter Stands Down

When the Democrat Party imploded in 1859, the less well known, but focused Republican Party was able to garner enough support to elect Lincoln and a large Republican minority in Congress. During the war they re-elected Lincoln (It was not … Continue reading

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A Short Essay on Evolution

(Note: This essay is from 2010. The general facts have not changed.) Numbers general and approximate — remembered from my college genetics course work: The actual mutation rate is about 1 gene in 50,000. Add to that the self-repair process … Continue reading

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July 2015: The Drawdown Continues

40,000 more soldiers to lose their jobs in the latest round of Obambam’s drawdown. This has been in the news today and has alarmed some. The time for alarm was 2011 when Obambam put this plan in place. What we … Continue reading

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An Abuse of Power: the Wedding Cake

The government has used its power of force to persecute a baker in Oregon. And once the legal system had judged the baker wrong, the state ordered the baker not to talk about the case even after all proceedings had … Continue reading

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