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"If I don't win, this will be the greatest waste of time, money and energy in my lifetime," says Donald Trump.

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In the age of heavily restricted migration, passport control seems a natural prerogative of the state. The idea of abolishing passports is almost unthinkable. But in the 20th century, governments considered their "total abolition" as an important

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The following in an edited version of a paper I presented two weeks ago in a debate on the topic "When should the US use force abroad and what lessons should we learn from America's use of force in Iraq and how should those lessons inform decisio

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C. Smith's blog

It is Gore Vidal's birthday. In his honor, I share my interview with him.

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Pundits have declared a "New Cold War." If only! The Cold War was a time when leaders focused on reducing tensions between nuclear powers. What we have today is much more dangerous: Washington's reckless and irresponsible aggression toward the

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According to William Henry in Mary Magdalene: The Illuminator, it was a psychoactive substance produced by the brain - the Cathars had learned the techniques necessary to produce it from the secret teachings of Jesus. It was called Christos (anoint

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"In the era before gunpowder, all killing was of necessity done hand to hand. For a Greek or Roman warrior to slay his enemy, he had to get so close that there was an equal chance that the enemy's sword or spear would kill him. This produced an i

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Starving peasants storm the Bastille because oppression has driven them beyond the limits of human endurance. It is the quintessential image of political revolution. But what if it is wrong? Or what if there is an equally powerful force that also cre

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The original Star Trek was a failure. CBS passed on the show during the pitch process. NBC saw the first pilot, an episode called "The Cage" starring Jeffrey Hunter as Captain Christopher Pike, and rejected it.

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Last week, I was chatting contentedly with my friends on Facebook (who would ever have thought I'd say that?) about gun politics, when I was interrupted by (ostensibly) a young woman (everybody's young compared to me these days) who denied that a

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Donald Trump's surprise visit to Mexico, where he met the Mexican president and discussed the many contentious issues between our two countries, reminds me of President Reagan's important trip to Geneva in 1985. Reagan was more than willing to si

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For example, three or four years ago I noticed a link on a prominent libertarian website suggesting that George S. Patton, one of America's most renowned World War II military commanders, had been murdered by order of the U.S. government.

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Only two athletes in history have won medals in six consecutive Olympic Games. Only two.

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A few years ago, we highlighted the manly last words of 16 men. Since then, we've discovered many more intriguing, poignant, badass, or just plain virile utterances given right before a man stepped into the abyss of the great beyond. Today we highl

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Among the youthful Marxist-inspired revolutionary class, an unholy marriage of marxism and Islam was created. The Young Turks, as they became known, sought solidarity throughout the Ottoman Empire. Dhimmis were thus not allowed to own any new propert