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Reflections on Antebellum Language and Public Discourse: A mini-review

“As soon as we start putting our thoughts into words and sentences everything gets distorted, language is just no damn good—I use it because I have to, but I don’t put any trust in it. 747 more words

Language

2 Northern California Counties Declaring Independence From California In Hopes Of Forming State Of Jefferson

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – Representatives from two California Counties near the Oregon border plan to fight to form an independent state.

Residents of Modoc and Siskiyou counties were expected to submit declarations in Sacramento Thursday to formally withdraw from California. 197 more words

News

Confusing Heritage and Hate

Decedents of Confederate soldiers should be allowed… to celebrate their heritage and honor the bravery of their ancestors free of accusations of racism and hatred.  Those who are quick to criticize Confederate reenactors( 239 more words

History

European Secession Votes and Market Implications: Scotland

Stuart P. Quint, CFA, Senior Investment Manager and International Strategist

This first blog in a two-part series will examine the Scottish secession vote coming in September and the potential implications for financial markets. 517 more words

Advisor Perspectives

Aye or Nay? Scotland's Independence Referendum, September 2014

by Greta Gietz

“As a Scot and as someone with a lifelong love for both Scotland and the arts, I believe the opportunity of independence is too good to miss.” – … 981 more words

Politics

Washington Times Op-Ed, Gov't Malfeasance re Military Preparedness [nc]

This Op-Ed is by Admiral James A Lyons’52 USN (Ret) (former Commander in-Chief US Pacific Fleet and Senior US Military Representative to the United Nations) is a strategic overview of the degradation of the Republic’s military strength. 1,273 more words

Political Commentary