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If We Are Heretics, Who is Your Pope?

Respectable Conservatives make their livings by avoiding the questions that matter. Respectables make liberal interviewers feel comfortable. I can’t get an interview because I ask nothing BUT the wrong questions. So we have an endless barrage of respectable and liberals shouting that Trump is heresy. But the way
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The Constitution Versus Freedom

I was dating a young woman, and, not for the first time in my life among people, I expressed an opinion she didn’t like. She replied, “You know, until now I thought a lot of you.” My reply was, quite sincerely, “If your good opinion is that easily lost, I’d rather not be burdened with […]
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Wordism vs Nationalism

Michael C. Tuggle’s Edgefield Journal article, “True Believers and the South,” reminded me about Eric Hoffer. Hoffer was a philosopher many of our so-called “intellectuals” are trying desperately to forget. He had several characteristics the modern academic cannot stand. To start with, the ideal of the modern
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What the Declaration Was Written For

Jefferson’s intent in drafting the Declaration was to write something all thirteen delegations could agree to. At the same time it had to appeal to the world in general. Historians always assume he was writing in a peaceful atmosphere about his abstract philosophical world view. No one ever mentions that there was
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