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There Would Be No More Deserters from St. Elmo

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “No war is more cruel and bloody than siege warfare. . . .” The truth of this statement was to be proved over and over again during the next few months. The Turks were now so … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Bring back Glass-Steagall. Economist Michael Hudson, who’s been right about a lot of things, is predicting a “slow crash.” Maybe we shouldn’t be so fast to abandon cash. How important (and effective) was the Paris climate accord … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: About those bonobos … Women in combat? Great! But there seems to be one small problem … Cool project. Finally, a political cause I can get behind. What to make of the cult of work? Is it possible … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Will the next religious revival in the West be Islamic? Steve Sailer wonders if Hillary Clinton can survive Patricia Arquette. Why has our government’s diet advice been so bad? Have the benefits of statins been oversold? Does … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran Click on the image to enlarge.

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: How Japan keeps Muslims at arm’s length. A short interview with Nassim Taleb. (H/T Paleo Retiree) The Cathedral begins the smearing of Ed Snowden. 25 Things to Know About Sexism & Misogyny in Publishing. The incoherence is … Continue reading

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