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Tag: Militarism
  • What ‘post-war period’?

    Bernie Quigley, in an op-ed piece for The Hill about the current crop of GOP candidates, said this: Three of the Republican candidates for president, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman, are of the highest caliber, on a level we have barely seen in the post-war period. What struck me as odd was not …

  • A Bias Inherent in the System

    Yep, sounds like public education.  Education is very important; this is why I don’t want the government playing teacher.  I mean, honestly, all other criticisms of public schools aside, how do we expect to have a nation of people capable of examining government policy with in-depth critical thought if they are educated by that same …

  • Liberty Versus “Patriotism”

    Ivan Eland at the Independent Institute has a new article out on the “Stolen Valor Act,” a law which exists to jail people for wearing military medals they did not personally earn.  The act does not distinguish between those wearing the medals to for deceitful gain and those wearing them for other purposes, meaning that …