Category Archives: Literature

Rogue Male – A book Review

You know you have read a good novel when you pick something out of a bin by chance or happenstance, something that would not normally catch your eye or capture your imagination but laziness or curiosity causes you stop, flip … Continue reading

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The Power of Progress

Words are funny things, slippery and somehow hard to pin down; little moving targets making thought difficult or missiles correctly aimed in order to destroy in far worse ways than the whips and chains of old. Language has always been … Continue reading

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La “Ley Comun” de una Republica Libre

Inglaterra tiene una linda tradicion que llaman ley comun. “El Common Law —término que conviene no traducir si no es estrictamente necesario—, está formado por un conjunto de normas no escritas (unwritten) y no promulgadas o sancionadas (unenacted). Se fundamenta, por tanto, … Continue reading

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Common Law for a Free Republic

England has an amazing tradition of common law. These are “the part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes.” This has allowed England to be resilient, refining its governing laws based upon customs … Continue reading

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My Most (and Least) Favorite Books of 2018

It is said if you want to be a writer, you have to read. The converse of that of course is that if somebody does not read they cannot write. And not merely articles in American Affairs Journal either, or … Continue reading

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn – A Tribute

A few days ago passed not entirely unperceived the 100th birthday of one of the great writers of the 20th Century, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. It might be said that the Soviet Union was brought down by a triumvirate, a trinity comprised … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Readers Gone?

“Where have all the good writers gone?” It is a lament I have, often followed by “—and where are all the real journalists? Not professional ill-informed opinion holders but the great minds of old who still have that undying spark … Continue reading

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