Category Archives: res publica Americana

Some Movement (re prior blog entry, ‘Stereotypes’)

Salvete, qui legentes — Just after I’d posted the blog entry ‘Stereotypes’ the other day, the news came out that the attack in San Bernardino was indeed politically and religiously motivated — although strangely targeted.  It’s apparently the same old … Continue reading

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Felix est quem ….

Participating in our present age’s revival of Stoicism, I have often had occasion to ask myself: How in the world can I, arguably an abject slave of pleasure and indolence, a rattle-headed, timid, and puerile old do-nothing, how can I … Continue reading

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Post-Midterm Elections, 2014

“Dear Diary – ” “But every time there’s a thunder storm around Marshfield, they say you can hear his rolling voice in the hollows of the sky. And they say that if you go to his grave and speak loud … Continue reading

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