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Israel and Hamas for Beginners

Israel officially proclaimed itself an independent state in 1948. This happened in the aftermath of World War Two when several million Jews were deliberately assassinated by the Nazis all over Europe. (Arabs were far away and had little hand in … Continue reading

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Ultra-libéralisme – A French Tale

I am in frequent correspondence with a French retired businessman in his sixties. He is a thoughtful man with minimum formal education but who reads two newspapers a day and watches French news on television several times a day. My … Continue reading

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The Moral Foundations of “Humanitarian” Intervention: Lies, Logical Fallacies and Fairy Dust

Note from JD: Brandon Christensen has been asked off my blog for calling me a “liar.” No one is entitled to insult anyone else on this blog, for whatever reason. I require civil discourse. This post stays on because I … Continue reading

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Rational Ignorance, Fairy Dust and Pissing Away the Future: Libertarians are Selfish and Stupid

Note: I did nothing to re-post or stop the re-posting of this old thing on my blog. It got to the head of my (short ) list today without any intervention from me. Its author is an adept engineer of … Continue reading

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La lettre de France – 1

Ce qui suit est un commentaire sur la vie politique francvaise provenant  – on a peine a y croire – d’un ancien condisciple de lycee. JD This is a political essay from one of my high school buddies. NS! J.D. … Continue reading

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Liberal Scum’s Response to “Telling the Truth and Tarentino…”

The friend of mine described in my piece “Telling the Truth and Tarantino…” decided to respond formally . We agreed that his pseudonym should be “Liberal Scum.” Here it is: (JD) I believe I may have either failed to communicate or you … Continue reading

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Pour le Nouvel An juif

Voici une communication de mon copain Antoine Casublo,  avocat a la cour: Je sais, je vous ai souvent raconté ma vie-mon œuvre, mais, là, je vous invite à acheter le Journal du Dimanche de cette semaine. Alors que je finissais … Continue reading

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