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by Emmett R Smith

AS An amateur historian of some salience and power, I have long been exercised by the critical task of trying to define in extenso the historical (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith

From the New Yorker magazine comes the following article, about US soldier Sabrina Harman at abu Ghraib:

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/03/24/080324fa_fact_gourevitch/?yrail

Plainly, there is much to the task of leading of a nation that will trip up people who have exclusively (more…)

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by Nejmi MuHammad

I think the world of journalist Robert Fisk, and here is his today in the (UK) Independent newspaper:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/fisk/robert-fisk-the-only-lesson-we-ever-learn-is-that-we-never-learn-797816.html

If you have now read the foregoing, please let me just say that understandably enough Mr Fisk is focused on (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith 

This link was supplied yesterday, by an english correspondent:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5646.htm

Upon giving it the once-over, I forwarded it (more…)

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by Bodwyn Wook

HERE Follows an usage-, or an editorial-, note about the practise of the English and American languages, at Bodwyn Wook.  In these happy superior pp, the form (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith

He is not a Libertarian, but he lived in Alaska for many years, was a Senator for Alaska for two terms, and most of all he is a witty man, with a pawky (more…)

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by Emmett R Smith

[The defective link infra has been repaired, with thanks to Mr Ron Weitbrecht — BW]

Dr Ron Paul is a candidate for the 2008 GOP nomination for President.

The following link gives an account of his fiscal standpoint as a libertarian Republican.  It further demonstrates that he alone — and not any of the other GOP would-be candidates — is an actual conservative in the only meaningful constitutional sense of the term: 

http://www.lewrockwell.com/paul/paul445.html

Conservatism is not some load of ideological nonsense about “conservativism.” 

It is not about queer-bashing and Ms Ann Coulter and neurosis, and (more…)

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