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The Loss of American Identity

I have never been able to get it through my thick skull that one’s identity, culture, and national sovereignty should not stand in the way of making money. For whatever reasons, I have always had a real attachment to my name, my family, my...

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    Memoirs of a Bridegroom

    In one of his essays Orwell calculated how many pairs of silk stockings were equivalent to the labor that went into the making of a bombing plane, but what concerned me was that the silk stockings my fiancée showed no signs of coveting cost the...

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