Category Archives: Government

Formal and Informal. Not just U. S. democracy but all historical forms, permutations, and failed attempts at human government.

Jubilee – and the end of Our Civilization

My understanding of jubilee comes from the reading of the bible. Admittedly, the language of the bible in translation is often a muddy affair. It is, at best, poorly written, roughly translated, biased in interpretation and, all too often, entirely … Continue reading

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Churning Lawyers Part III

” . . . the latest example of
state officials from both parties using
taxpayer money to hire private attorneys
in legal fights over state laws.” Continue reading

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Thank You for Caring

In response to your enquiry: NONE OF YOUR DAMNED BUSINESS! One can only assume by the flag image plus the Service Cap in silhouette and the fact that the seminar is to be held at the War Memorial that this … Continue reading

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Beyond Ignorance

If I did not have a sense of humor I would go stark raving mad. I glanced at the morning paper and read: “Baldwin seeks probe” and thought: ” ‘bout time“. On second thought: “Maybe her batteries died.” Reading further, … Continue reading

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Siblings

When the promised and much-touted GI Bill of Rights proved logistically inadequate to my college ambitions and my father was opposed and unhelpful to them; I turned in desperation for help from my then grown siblings. I’d done the math … Continue reading

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Are We Done Yet?

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Encyclopædia Britannica vs Merriam-Webster, Inc.

We may never know why, shortly after our American born Merriam-Webster, Inc. and its many, many dictionaries and publications were purchased by and became a subsidiary of the British Encyclopædia Britannica in The Year of The Poison Pill (1964) that, … Continue reading

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