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Eminence Front

the Heretick CLICK IMAGE TO READ FULL ARTICLE!! “Drinks flow People forget That big wheel spins, the hair thins People forget Forget they’re hiding The news slows People forget Their shares crash, hopes are dashed People forget Forget they’re hiding … Continue reading

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By DA Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing…after they have exhausted all other possibilities.– Winston Churchill/Apocryphal When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a … Continue reading

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Was Marx right? Or was his timing just wrong? But, if so, what do we do with these ‘inglorious bastards’ — those sociopathic free market capitalists stomping hither and thither? Is it time for a great accommodation?

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On Human Understanding~ Excavating the Mytho-poetics of Babel

[Here is a draft of a paper I’m preparing for a Linguistic conference on translation in 2016. Advice is always welcome, although not always heeded. Thanks ~ cK] It is not enough for language to have clarity and content… it … Continue reading

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Deja-Vu All Over Again

 By Angela Borozna (reprinted from Russia Insider) I grew up in Siberia during the Cold War and remember my fears of the United States. Images of Hiroshima were quite frequently aired on TV, and war evacuation plans were practiced at … Continue reading

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