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12 Posts of Christmas, 2017 (Day 5)

     The late, great Christopher Lee sings “Jingle Hell” Tweet

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12 Posts of Christmas, 2017 (Day 4)

     Christmas pug wuvs you! Tweet

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Happy Bill of Rights Day!

     Today is the 226th anniversary of the first ten amendments to the Constitution coming into effect. The original Bill of Rights contained a preamble stating that the clauses were “declaratory and restrictive” — i.e. they restricted the Federal Government and … Continue reading

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12 Posts of Christmas, 2017 (Day 3)

     The Christmas song “Suzy Snowflake”: Tweet

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12 Posts of Christmas, 2017 (Day 2)

     Long-lost Christmas song rediscovered: “Crown Winter With Green“ Tweet

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12 Posts of Christmas, 2017 (Day 1)

     Water crystallizing into a snowflake. Water crystallizing into a snowflake pic.twitter.com/J1vaMLT7cZ — Science GIFs⚛️ (@Learn_Things) December 5, 2017 Tweet

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Public Lands, Not Elitists’ Trophies

     A distinction long ago recognized, but increasingly forgotten, is the differentiation of public land and the government’s land: The former is the people’s who of right may use it without needing to beg for permission; the later is restricted to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving for 2017!

     This Thanksgiving, between expressing our thanks that Hillary Clinton will never be President, and enjoying some tasty turkey, let us eschew politics for at least one day while we enjoy the company of kith & kin.      Here are lemurs enjoying … Continue reading

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Broken America

     Sometimes it can be difficult to diagnose the problem with America when you are in America and effected by what’s going on in ways that you may not notice. Sometimes it takes a conservative view from the outside to properly … Continue reading

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Charter of the Forest — Still Relevant After 800 Years

     Eight hundred years ago today, Henry III of England signed the Carta de Foresta, better known by its English translation: The Charter of the Forest.      It was a rejection of the “Norman Yoke” and the restriction of lands from public … Continue reading

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