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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

Friday Music: How Am I Gonna Be An Optimist?


For Logan, may he always choose dealing with the sin over clearing the rubble. “Pompeii” by Bastille Eh-eh-o eh-o I was left to my own devices Many days fell away with nothing … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Reasons To Support Scottish Secession


…for, as long as a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be subjected to the lordship of the English. It is in truth not for glory, … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monday Quote: William Graham Sumner


Gentlemen, the time is coming when there will be two great classes, Socialists, and Anarchists. The Anarchists want the government to be nothing, and the Socialists want government to be … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday Music: Peace and Trust Can Win the Day


For Liam, in whose blood the spirit seems to run true: Led Zeppelin ~ “Immigrant Song” Ah, ah, We come from the land of the ice and snow, From the … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monday Quote: Tom DiLorenzo


The self-interest of labor unions in this anti-capitalist crusade has always been transparent: Unions cannot exist without somehow prohibiting competition from non-union labor, whether that labor is at home or … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday Music: Thou My Best Thought, by Day or by Night


The Purple Hulls ~Be Thou My Vision Be Thou my Vision ~Dal­lan For­gaill/Mary E. Bryne/Eleanor H. Hull Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

School Daze


Editor’s Note: My apologies for delaying part two of “The State as Country Club”. I did not want to miss the near holiday atmosphere surrounding the first day back to … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monday Quote: Claire Wolfe


America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards. On the road to tyranny, we’ve gone so far … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday Music: To do the things she does best…


Because sometimes even non-jam band folks can appreciate a well written Phish song. “Heavy Things” Things are falling down on me Heavy things I could not see When I finally … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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