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Borg: We won't close the door on refugees/Sweden

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Elections 2014

Anders Borg gets ready to meet the press in Harpsund. Claudio Bresciani/TT

Borg: We won’t close the door on refugees

Swedish finance minister… 487 more words

Western Culture

David Foster Wallace on Our Civic Responsibilities and Being Less Selfish

Always so beautifully, intellectually and introspectively written, here an excerpt from my favorite author DFW – chapter 19 of his unfinished novel The Pale King… 335 more words

Philosophy

An example of where the Bureaucrat Wiki would sure come in handy (graphic content warning in link)

Someone who took the time to find out which employees are doing these things (they are listed in a search-only directory, it would require Nerd Power to do online-only, some phone calls to the Denver EPA office otherwise) would be doing a pretty impressive job of setting up a means to demand accountability from government employees who think they can literally do whatever the poop they want.   69 more words

Effective Localism

Italy, Knowing it All, & How to Solve the Problems of the World

I’ve struggled with what to write about this summer.

While I was gone a civilian aircraft was shot down over the Ukraine – as well as an Air Algérie flight, which crashed in Mali. 1,387 more words

Justin

Get Out

Get Out

Jeff Frankas

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The riots and shooting in Missouri are now the trending topic for peak viewers in the Right demographic subgroup, and once again Americans can sit back comfortably with some kind of snack substance, pop open a carbonated beverage, and wait for the latest wave of destruction from Third World inhabitants in full HD.  951 more words

White Nationalism

An Open Letter to an IDF Apologist at the BBC

An Open Letter to an IDF Apologist at the BBC

Kieran Kelly

 

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After 10 years as a business reporter, Anthony Reuben is now the BBC News inaugural “Head of Statistics”. 4,621 more words

Western Culture

Shepherding and Civic Responsibility

Whatever concerns the sheep of a pastor’s flock must concern that pastor. Know what is going on in the lives of those unto whom you minister. 203 more words

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