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Capitalism v. Collectivism

            “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”

                                                            –  Winston Churchill… 1.021 woorden meer

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NYC: Entertainment NOW!

From the moment I turned on the TV in our apartment I felt the wave of familiarity return. The box blares with news about politics, cops killing people, the Playoffs of Ice Hockey and Basketball and as has happened every year we have been, a notorious murder trial; this time the gripping… 767 woorden meer

Crisis of Compassion

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” 1.185 woorden meer

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The Case for Freedom

“You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can be free only if I am free.”

– Jean Jacques Rousseau… 1.364 woorden meer

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Free Puig!

Chris Rock in a short piece on why blacks are turning away from baseball in America, and why that matters a lot.

I sort of gave up on baseball for about ten years but now that the Orioles have a decent team again I’ve been following.   46 woorden meer

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Diamond Youth - Thought I Had It Right

For those of you who feel like messing things up a bit right now, Baltimore’s very own Diamond Youth have just released a very grungy pop number “Thought I Had It Right” that will help you on your way. 101 woorden meer

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Review: Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O’Connor was working on Everything That Rises Must Converge at the time of her death. This collection is an exquisite legacy from a genius of the American short story, in which she scrutinises territory familiar to her readers: race, faith, and morality. 284 woorden meer

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