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The Rabbit Hole: Politics & Prose

Nov 16, 2019

We see so much chatter of defense and prosecution in recent news that it's time to look at how defense works from a historical standpoint. Was Socrates right to treat his trial as a charade? Did Jesus have it right by not defending himself? And what of Roger Stone, what went wrong?

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Nov 8, 2019

 Are we doomed to be involved in endless wars? What is it about a culture that pushes us into conflicts in foreign lands? There are lessons, cautionary tales, to be learned from the Spartans, a society bred for war, that had its downfall in the very seed of its creation.

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Nov 1, 2019

What if some of history’s most reviled characters were more a victim of circumstance and salacious media than true monsters? Would this perhaps give us pause for thought when today’s media spin machine informs us of the monsters who lurk among us, or even lead us?

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Oct 25, 2019

Why does it seem that those most in need of being held to account so often escape unchallenged? What is it about power that not only corrupts but also protects those who would abuse it?

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Oct 19, 2019

As Donald Trump dubbed Washington DC the Swamp, it has become more apparent than ever that this term could be applied to just about every major government in terms of the favor- buying, the shady deals, and the Quid Pro Quos that are now commonplace.

But this is not a recent phenomenon, it’s as old as the hills, and...