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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: On animals and worldviews

I suspect that one of the driving forces of the greatest changes in society over the past 100 years versus the past several millenia has been specific movement of people away from caring for food animals. One cannot help but … Continue reading Continue reading

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The perfect political storm surge

General Petraeus, the man I believe history will remember as the heroic leader of Operation Iraqi Freedom, recommends that the mission in Iraq will need 8,000 less troops for the mid-January troop rotation than it did for the last rotation. When coupled with the recent news of the military turnover of al Anbar province to the Iraqis, very few honest observers can deny that the Surge succeeded. Even Barack Obama, once an ardent opponent of the Surge and a proponent of its failure, now agrees that it succeeded. […] Continue reading

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