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Party Here, Faction There

Van Buren will be nominated and he will defeat Clay or any other National Republican–no, no, Whig, I must get used to calling them that. How topsy-turvy it is! Those of us who were for the Revolution were Whigs. Those for Britain were Tories. Then there was the fight over the federal Constitution. In our […]

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Deplorables Are Us

Boy oh boy was Hillary right. Sometimes I wish she’d double-down on it. You know, like President Stupid doubles-down on his krapp. Although I was shocked when Hillary said it, her Deplorables comment from 2016 has lingered with me ever since. Indeed. I hate to love Hillary (as opposed to love to hate her). I’m […]

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Does The Razor Cut Through It

It was actually Ockham who prepared our minds for this unwelcome (to him) conclusion. He devised a “principle of economy,” popularly known as “Ockham’s Razor,” which relied for its effect on disposing of unnecessary assumptions and accepting the first sufficient explanation or cause. “Do not multiply entities beyond necessity.” This principle extends itself. “Everything which […]