Monthly Archives: June 2010

US – Race Politics – Death of Robert Byrd – Byrd Membership in the Ku Klux Klan – 30 June 2010

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/18/AR2005061801105_pf.htmlHad to say something about the death of Robert Byrd. This article about him is really interesting. Byrd was a Klansman in the 1940s, but a reasonably¬†liberal senator towards the end of his career in many respects (though not all…he … Continue reading

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US – Foreign Policy – Afghanistan – Strategy – Obama – Comments of Gen. Petraeus – 30 June 2010

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/30/world/asia/30petraeus.html?src=mv“When you ask ‘How much should we give?’, they’ll only answer more, more, more.” – John FogertyApparently the President’s deadline of July 2011 is more of a guideline than¬†a rule as far as General Petraeus is concerned. The question they … Continue reading

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Political Theory – Libertarianism – Humour – The 24 Types of Libertarian – 30 June 2010

http://leftycartoons.com/the-24-types-of-libertarian/ Why doesn’t anyone notice I exist? Why? Why? (The plaintive cry of the left-wing libertarian…truly an endangered species these days.)

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Germany – Presidential Selection 2010 – The Significance of Christian Wulff – 30 June 2010

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jun/30/christian-wulff-elected-german-presidentThough I’m a political junkie, and though a good three quarters of my family immigrated from Germany, I hadn’t been seriously following the German presidential election until today. Now that I’ve been reading some web pages on it, I think … Continue reading

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Protected: Canada – Monarchism – The Queen’s Visit

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