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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: Fanaticism

There’s something about the sustainable food movement in all its various incarnations that brings out the fanatic in people, both pro and con. I admit that I am just as bad as anyone. Yet, there is an underlying problem with … Continue reading Continue reading

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Tomorrow, Worldview and the rest of my active websites will be blacked out from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act/Protect Intellectual Property Act wending their way through Congress right now. These are bad bills … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

A few years ago, I vigorously defended the power of the  government to use warrantless searches as an intelligence gathering tool against foreign nationals and their collaborators living on American soil who our intelligence agencies believed were enemy agents. I … Continue reading

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Words matter, especially when they’re missing

Over at Cranach: the Blog of Veith, is the story of the misplaced “at” in Virginia’s school bus safety law and someone who got off with breaking the spirit of the law because of it. It turns out that the … Continue reading

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