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Critical Mass in Afghanistan

No matter the discipline, no matter the training, no matter the tempering that comes from years of experience under the harshest conditions, every man has a breaking point: that crucial juncture of time and space where the burden that weighs … Continue reading

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Uncle Ron: Killing Awlaki Might Be Impeachable

No wonder Crazy Uncle Ron is the darling of the Insane Clown Posse: he loves to double-down on error – in this case, his assertion that the Obama administration deprived an expatriate American citizen of his due process rights and … Continue reading

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Constitutional High Dudgeon and Other Paulbot Drama

One thing is for damn sure: if you pick a fight with Ron Paul, you pick a fight with a tiny, but fanatically dedicated, minority of his cult followers – all of whom argue with the certainty of True Believers … Continue reading

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Ron Paul, Mike Doherty and Anwar Al-Awlaki

There is an almost Manichean quality to the mindset of Paulbots and conservo-gnostics when it comes to the Constitution of the United States – an ‘either/or,’ ‘black/white,’ ‘good/evil’ dichotomy that admits of no fog or shades of gray. In some … Continue reading

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Too Much Moonshine Can Make You Sick

I’m pleased as punch to be the object of another hit piece courtesy of Paul “Moonshine” Mulshine – hack journo-columnist and cranky, conservo-gnostic extraordinaire whose outre, Lew Rockwell Jacobin conservatism makes Pat Buchanan look like Keith Olbermann. Faithful readers will … Continue reading

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