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Before Trump was crazy we had people like this guy: Daniel E. Sickles

Lying, tweeting, fondling, fibbing, and firing-oh my. Those are a few words you might use to describe the White House administration right now. Craziness abounds in our current political climate. But it’s really nothing new. We’ve always had our “deviants” … Continue reading

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Athens Did It Better: Ancient Democracy

I am currently reading Walter Scheidel’s “The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century”. It gives a very interesting picture on how mass wars have had the effect of equalizing societies, … Continue reading

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