Category: Foreign policy
December 29 / 2014


Our ancestors and we have inhabited the farm for so long we have contrived the comfortable illusion that orderly and civilized violence isn’t really violence at all. This idea of democratic self-determination is nothing more than an illusion. It is a Potemkin village that we have unwittingly built that mollifies our passions and so permits our owners, the state bureaucracies, to extract from us the fruits of our labor in order to parasitically advance themselves.

September 29 / 2014
June 17 / 2014

No Country for Assad’s Men

On August 31 President Obama revealed to the world that when it comes to executive decision-making he has apparently taken a page from the book used by President Bush. Just as Bush justified interventionism in the economy by proclaiming that he must “abandon free market principles to save the free market” so too does Obama […]

September 02 / 2013
Author Greg Morin
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Breaking Bad

I’m old enough that I now find most entertainment to be fairly derivative and predictable. However the TV series “Breaking Bad” is a welcome exception. If you are not familiar with it but enjoy solidly unpredictable drama you owe it to yourself to look into it. The August 12 episode’s ending left the audience in […]

August 20 / 2012

Mind Your Own Business

Ron Paul is frequently accused of having an “isolationist” foreign policy. The media and the other republican candidates giddily overuse that word (perhaps because it has 5 syllables and they think it makes them sound erudite)…but in the immortal words of Inigo Montoya (The Princess Bride), “You keep using that word. I do not think […]

January 02 / 2012
Author Greg Morin
Category Foreign policy
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Worldwide Police State

The Dec 16, 2011 passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was a dark day in American history. In short it (a) expands the “battlefield” of the “war on terror” to the entire planet and (b) it permits the indefinite detention of a suspect (including US citizens) without any appeal rights. Although this Act […]

December 22 / 2011
Author Greg Morin
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