Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Law of the Land: Life in the Nation of Laws

Well my friends, it seems that the law of the land continues to exercise its big twitching muscle. Our Supreme Court is about as obfuscating, and living a virtual contradiction, as are any of us mere mortals. In this “nation … Continue reading

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Smashing the Grand Chessboard: Global Conquest by Design?

Never before has a populist democracy attained international supremacy. But the pursuit of power is not a goal that commands popular passion, except in conditions of a sudden threat or challenge to the public’s sense of domestic well-being. The economic … Continue reading

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Tilting At Windmills: Gellasenheit and the Alchemy of Wonder

The legacy of the West is, as I have so often stated, a nearly maniacal pursuit to control external and internal reality, and to continuously enhance or extend that control whenever possible – environmentally, socially, politically, economically, psychologically. This has … Continue reading

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Capture the Flag: Just Another Divine Comedy

Does anyone else here remember the years 1959-1962, playing capture-the-flag with your friends late into the summer twilight on dead-end streets peppering small hometown communities across America? Well folks today we are witness to the biggest game of capture-the-flag one could ever … Continue reading

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