Monthly Archives: August 2016

DEAN’S LIST

My property professor, Sam Fetters, used to say that the politics of academia are so vicious because the stakes are so small. A week or so ago, I went up to see a longtime friend at his camp in the … Continue reading

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THE WAR AGAINST ISIS

The philosopher Hegel said that the only thing we learn from history is that governments never learn anything from history. Since Franklin Roosevelt met with Ibn Saud, the King of Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has actively tried to shape the … Continue reading

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I HAVE NO ANSWERS

I have no answers. Anti-Trump sentiment has reached hysteria.  Calls are being made for suspension of Trump’s campaign, for abandonment of this candidate by Republicans.  The Republican party is now in chaos. Trump has contributed considerably to this situation.  Yet … Continue reading

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