Monthly Archives: January 2015

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

   When Donald Rumsfeld, a practical imperialist if there ever was one, took over the Pentagon, he commissioned a study of how ancient empires maintained their hegemony. Might he more profitably study how they lost all they had gained? —Thomas … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

Who are you going to believe, me or your lying eyes? –Grouch Marx Dear Maridel, Dave, Martha and Jack, Do you remember me writing an essay with this title in January, 2003? Chuck might, since he laughed at my use of a … Continue reading

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