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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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Mulshine’s Yarnballs for Crazy Uncle Ron

I can’t think of any image funnier – or more preposterous – than a man of advancing years (and increasingly hoary appearance, if his latest pic is any indicator) gushing like a giddy schoolboy over his ideological idol. Thus the … 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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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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