Monthly Archives: May 2016

Poem: A Change in the Weather / Le Plus Rapide que Nous Dansons, la Plus Lentement le Bateau Coulera

The violins came up. We began to dance. Macabres visages les mignons de France- The men as girls and girls to men C’est vrai, mes amies, Le Bal des Ardents The flames, the smoke, the smell of flesh aflame Ah, … Continue reading

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I Beg to Differ

This post is in response to an article posted on the website for Mises Institute: Austrian Economics, Freedom and Peace. I know nothing about the Mises Institute, but judging from the content of this article, I am guessing that it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Plantagenets-the warrior kings and queens who made England, by Dan Jones

While certainly readable, The Plantagenets by Dan Jones (Viking, 2012) is a disappointment on numerous levels.  As a student of history, I find this 534 page work a pale comparison to more definitive works, such as the four volume history … Continue reading

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