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“Democracy”

We hear a lot about “Democracy” these days.  We’re told that’s all the Libyan rebels want, the same as those in Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Hamas and all their screaming, fist-shaking brethren, everywhere.  True, they wish to depose those who … Continue reading

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Educated Idiots

Over half a century ago, my father warned me of “educated idiots”.  Back then, that oxymoron didn’t make much sense to me.  It took many years of living for me to learn that a good education doesn’t automatically guarantee common … Continue reading

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