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Political Science (& rants): sorted by date

Critical Thinking We have a problem with this misunderstood, misused tool 2/10/21
Private Plains Ape A song about how we survive and function in groups 2/10/21
Private Plains Ape - version one point one A six-page expurgation about learning and coercive socialization 2/9/21
Blackout I don't know what this (song) - or any of this - is. 1/26/21
Born Wrong Another shard of pottery 1/8/21
Tourists of Terror Basic vanilla in crisis: a poetry 1/8/21
Freedom A socialist manifesto in parts 10/24/20
On Fetishizing Firearms A brief discussion of mayhem and its proponents 5/20/18
Trump as a Democrat? If Trump had won the Presidency as a Democrat 7/11/17
The Brain The brain is an organ 8/4/16
Juvenilia Stylistic ramblings in pottery land 10/1/14
union the state of employee organization today 2/2/07
polisci22 the asymmetry of symmetrical policy assumptions 1/31/07
health random musings on the lifetime cost of health care 1/30/07
The Mallard Fillmore Footnotes I investigate some suspect sourcing 9/3/06
war4 about asymmetries in war 8/14/06
polisci21 why I don't want to live forever 1/9/06
idiots3 intelligent design? 12/21/05
Stupid Global Village song about perspective from 'Ruins' 9/23/04
Corner Store my little local chain store concept 6/25/04
Utopia how to really engineer a perfect society 6/13/04
Robots and Automation automation reintroduces the dismal science 3/23/04
peace ...I'm tired of writing about war 1/8/04
polisci17 a peculiar proposition: jump ship to save it! 10/14/03
america9 GWB has depleted my freedom and serotonin 9/25/03
america1 democracy versus the republic 8/10/03
polisci16 if I were elected president... 8/03/03
wealth5 better ways to spend the cash, George 5/16/03
hunger2 half a loaf is better... 4/24/03
war2 support the troops? 4/17/03
war-2003-4-13 a new motto for America? 4/13/03
polisci14 revolution and counter-revolution 4/8/03
war1 who would Jesus kill? 4/8/03
america8 is the past behind us or not? 4/7/03
war-2003-4-03 high crimes and misdemeanors 4/3/03
polisci13 a true conservative political platform 3/24/03
america0 why we are at war 3/23/03
war-2003-3-22 ignore the war 3/22/03
war-2003-3-21 fight the real terrorists 3/21/03
war-2003-3-20 patriotism is the last refuge 3/20/03
war-2003-3-19 this war is insane, with rebuttal 3/19/03
wealth4 the beginning of a really bad piece on economics 3/19/03
oilwar2 dissent is more frustrating when it is in the majority 3/19/03
polisci12 why liberal talk radio won't work 3/19/03
prometheus a harsh and tragic outburst of ego 1/21/03
peace2 I guess this qualifies as sarcasm 12/26/02
america7 elections can be depressing 11/7/02
polisci11 another attempt at a party platform for the left 11/7/02
vote-2002-11-05 my get out and vote poster 11/4/02
polisci10 foreign aid distribution formula 10/30/02
israel give the Jews a chunk of Texas! 7/16/02
polisci9 a couple of my dumb bright ideas 11/7/02
polisci8 power versus leadership 4/30/02
icono2 mainstream culture vs. outcast ideas 4/14/02
testing0 testing out of testing... 3/26/02
time0 just a man of my times... 1/02/02
drugs they're bad, don't use them, unless... 12/27/01
news1 a little 'current events' reality check 11/4/01
bill_of_rights4 oh sweet freedom, how best to protect you? 11/4/01
peace1 give it a chance 10/22/01
war I could stop writing these, yes, I would like that... 10/8/01
terror1 a day that will echo for a long, long time 9/11/01
wealth3 what are we working harder for? Aug. 2001
human1 human nature: part one 8/18/01
human2 human nature: part two 8/18/01
human3 human nature: part three 8/18/01
polisci7 the useless so-called 'dismal science' 6/29/01
america4 a rant about the plunder of natural resources 6/29/01
america5 don't confuse the past with the present 6/18/01
polisci5 exporting more than poverty 5/16/01
polisci6 what is 'self government?' 5/4/01
freedom3 does freedom even exist? 3/29/01
calendar1 a little idea to improve the way calendars work 12/4/00
capital6 economic meddling in the former Soviet republics 10/18/00
machines an essay about the devices we create 10/17/00
voting1 why vote? here's a reason or two! 8/27/00
polisci4 some blueprints for my 'utopia,' maybe 8/18/00
family1 some words about the advantages of group living 8/1/00
gender1 a radical view of men and women I hold very dear 8/1/00
capital4 about the false promise of entrepreneurism 7/26/00
money1 I guess we all need some $ to get by! 7/7/00
capital5 balancing wealth with other human needs 5/6/00
unbelief a little poem about the sentimentalisation of war 1/9/00
capital1 a basic diatribe about our failure to use our wealth 12/2/99
capital2 a harsh indictment of the forces of capital 12/2/99
capital3 a piece on the consumer/advertising feedback loop 12/2/99
freedom2 the minimal boundaries of personal freedom 12/2/99
needs2 the needs of a human being 12/2/99
privacy1 just a few simple words 12/2/99
bill_of_rights3 freedom of speech for corporations? 12/1/99
bill_of_rights1 how little do we understand what these mean? 11/30/99
bill_of_rights2 tolerance and its limits 11/30/99
america6 why is America not a revolutionary country? 11/26/99
needs1 the needs a human culture must meet 11/26/99
polisci1 a vague platform for a non-existent political party 11/26/99
poverty1 the view from the bottom? 11/26/99
revolution a few riffs on a phrase or two from poverty1 11/26/99
vocab1 required vocabulary words for todays graduate 11/26/99
wealth1 what is wealth for? 11/26/99
massacre metal detectors in schools??? 4/26/99
polisci2 an essay on aggression among humans 4/19/99
Northern Eyes a song about war 7/9/97
freedom1 a rambling piece about party politics 8/4/92
wealth2 a diatribe about pop music, politics, and money 1992
oilwar1 the first 'made for TV' war provokes my dissent 2/6/91
polisci3 some thoughts about government (unknown)
we_have_won a poem about war and glory (unknown)
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