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Small Is Bountiful: The Secession Solution

Aristotle declared that there is a limit to the size of states: “a limit, as there is to other things, plants, animals, implements; for none of these retain their natural power when they are too large or too small, but they either wholly lose...

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    Pay No Attention

    A recent article in USA Today (“Mexico’s Violence Not Widespread,” August 4) could serve as a case study in why Mexican journalists consider their North American counterparts “hopeless” when it comes to accurate reporting on their country.

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    It's My Party

    The Tea Party movement is known to be a haven for those who are disaffected with both political parties and the party line, and who want their voices to be heard. The mainstream media has made great efforts to silence those voices, painting the...

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    What Consequences?

    A consistent trait of ideologues is the failure to see the consequences of their ideologies. Thus it is with antiwar movement’s defense of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the alleged author of the notorious 90,000-page dump of classified military...

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    Standing Straight

    The notion of the “French intellectual” makes a decent man reach for a gun. Almost as odious as its Manhattan equivalent, it evokes images of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Jacques Derrida and Bernard-Henri Lévy. Evil degenerates,...

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