The_American_Revolution
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A Grand Missed Steak

Professor Stauber is not the first man I ever heard of who has suggested that the American Revolution was a mistake.  Sigmund Freud thought that America herself was a mistake and made no distinction about the Revolution, but then he was a Sigmund-come-lately.  And that makes Professor Stauber a Leland-come-lately, come to think of it.  And that means that his thinking is inherently speculative, though it is not imaginative, or at least it is not imaginative enough.

Well, speculation can be fun or even funny, but for the professor it is neither.  This is the most important thing to know about his book: It is so badly written that reading it is annoying in itself.  I mean that all humor or irony is banished from the domain of Stauberthink, and there are some other promblems as well, or at least there are for me.

One of these is the one-sentence paragraph.

Another is the promblem of repetition.  Another is the promblem of repetition.

And that wasn’t a one-sentence paragraph, however promblematical or repetitive it may have been as the repetition of a promblem, and however undeveloped it also may have been, as well and in addition.  Furthermore.

Hopefully, I have not implied that stylistic matters are the only “promblem” (as I have heard the word pronounced) with the test.  With the text.  With the sex.  Thoughtfully, that is not the case. ...

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