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America: “Out of Many, One”

The motto of our nation is E Pluribus Unum (“Out of Many, One”), and one can’t exaggerate the extent to which this motto defines America in all phases of its history. Many intellectuals, most prominent among them Locke, influenced the political … Continue reading

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On Building a New Left

I wrote about the American Right in a recent post … but it’s the Left I’m worried about in the post-election mayhem. A recent Las Indias blog titled El fin de la izquierda posmoderna hit the nail in the head as far as I’m … Continue reading

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Is Cono Sur Becoming the South American Scandinavia?

The slow evolution of UNASUR in South America (this continent’s version of the European Union), and the fact that Uruguay and Chile now have standards of living that are beginning to look like those of Scandinavian countries, have gotten little … Continue reading

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Kim Davis is in Jail! Yaaaay!

What an entertaining set of historical events we’ve had so far this year! After the gay marriage ruling, the media circus around Kim Davis was to be expected. For a moment I felt sorry for her, but then I remembered … Continue reading

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