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Muslim Refugees in Perspective

In a companion essay, “Hypocrisy!” (https://factsmatter.wordpress.com/2015/09/14/hypocrisy/) I pointed out that there was a good fit of preferences between the current crop of refugees from Syria and from Iraq and the countries one would reasonably expect to be giving them asylum. … Continue reading

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Doubts About Danger from ISIS, the so-called “Islamic State,” (“IS”) and the Long War Ahead

I am sure that ISIS, the “Islamic State, ” (IS) needs destruction, through extermination or through any other means. That entity is one of the several clear manifestations of dire evil in my lifetime and since Nazism. If it’s allowed … Continue reading

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Secession and libertarianism – Ukraine IV

   The most basic rule of schoolyard behavior is this: Don’t challenge the school bully if your knees are buckling under you. Mr Obama keeps ignoring the rule, with predictable results: One tyrant, one despot after another receives his confirmation … Continue reading

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Bush’s War – 2

The primary reason given by the Bush administration for the attack on Hussein’s Iraq was to search there for weapons of mass destruction. We now know there were no such weapons on any significant scale. I keep arguing on this … Continue reading

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Bush’s War

“Since March 1996, Iraq has  systematically sought to deny weapons inspectors from the United Nations Special on Iraq Commission (UNSCOM) access to key facilities and documents, has on several occasions endangered the safe operation of UNSCOM helicopters transporting UNSCOM personnel … Continue reading

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Leadership, International Trade, Hormuz and Ron Paul, Minorities and Ron Paul: The Last-Before-Last Republican Follies

Well, I am just about debated out. It’s difficult for all the candidates or pretend-candidates to maintain their dignity while answering complex questions in sixty seconds with thirty seconds for rebuttals. It’s worse when the debate is moderated, and many … Continue reading

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Debating Leftistanis on Radio

Before I presented on my radio show the essay entitled: “Journey Into Leftistan,” also available on this blog, a man I stage in the essay contacted me through Facebook. John Wolfe offered to debate me on my radio show. ( … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama is a Wimp

The Brits and the Germans sent warships to evacuate their citizens from Libya. Later, they violated Libyan airspace by sending warplanes to pick up  oil workers  stranded in the desert. The French used military transport planes to evacuate their citizens. … Continue reading

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Obama’s Wars ( and Not-Wars)

This is kind of a dry blog season for me. First. I live in Santa Cruz, California where other people go on vacation. The sun sets late. The sea is beautiful, the wind warm most evenings. Second, I am suffering … Continue reading

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