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Useful lessons from the blizzard about ourselves & our future

Summary:  Every crisis tells us something about ourselves, and who we’re becoming. This post looks for lessons from the NYC snowpocalypse, so revealing about the state of 21st Century America — its people and leaders. This is a follow-up to Winter Storm Juno warns scientists not to burn away their credibility. Contents Typically outrageous actions by …

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Remembering what we have lost… thoughts while looking at the embers of the Constitution

This is a follow-up to See the last glimmers of the Constitution’s life…, suggesting that the euphoria is undeserved about the Heller decision affirming our right to bear arms (see Zenpundit for a thoughful example).   Our political rights — the ones limiting government’s power, focus of the Constitution and Bill of Rights — peaked with the battles from 1930 – 1969 over …

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