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The Mythology of Authority: Keynesian Abdication Called Secular Stagnation

When Raymond Aron wrote The Opium of Intellectuals, he wasn’t thinking of defending a perfect asshole like Paul Krugman, the Keynesian authority cited as the source for the canard secular stagnation.  Nor was he thinking of Dreyfus on French Guyana, even … Continue reading

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Obama: Non-Performance Presidency, the Consequences

We should note that having a non-performing Presidency has consequences.  U.S. domestic policy isn’t where one looks to see its reverberations.   But those nations that have aligned with us whose internal political, social or geographic constitutions are unnaturally affiliated … Continue reading

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A Rixoic Victory: Tehran 1 : The Great Satan 0

Amir Taheri remains a signifiant asset, those that continue to follow his intelligence briefings as I do remain indebted to man who embodies the highest standards of international affairs.  His latest brief on how the American’s fared as they grappled … Continue reading

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Arnold Toynbee: Tribal, Communal, Ethnic Conflicts; Their Origin and Future Trajectory

Arnold Toynbee’s 12 volume study of the genesis, growth and breakdown of dozens of Civilizations is back in vogue with the demise of Marxism and the robust acclaim given to market based solutions in political economies across the world. He … Continue reading

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Creative Response Or Social Enormity: Michael Jackson, Iran & The Perils of Specialization

What do Michael Jackson and Iranian Theocracy have in common? Both degenerated into social enormities. When a creative person or institution by an act of memesis attempts to resolve a crisis, the once creative act eventually loses traction rendering both … Continue reading

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