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A video to make you weep

Today I went to the site of the Parody Project on Youtube. I went hoping to get a quick laugh. The Project does amazingly funny videos which combine really great music with pointed social commentary. My favorite may be “Confounds The Science,” which sounds like “The Sound Of Silence,” while actually mocking Trump’s rejection of…

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2nd Amendment Obsolete?

There is an excellent article over on the Washington Monthly site that is definitely worth a look, The Second Amendment Is an Anachronism by Martin Longman. In it, Longman takes a good hard look at the second amendment, where it came from, and why it is really in the Constitution. His answer? It was written…

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Guns, Chains, And Slaves

The second amendment had very little to with protecting the citizenry from the government, and everything to do with allowing the rich to control their “property,”—to be precise, slaves.   Here’s an interesting one we got from our friend (and frequent LR Net contributor) William Albee. He suggests that everyone ought to head over to…

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