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Public Neurosis and Psychosis

“It all approaches neurosis.”

William F. Buckley

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William Buckley’s above comment, made in 1980, referred to the liberal Left which refused to accept, despite overwhelming evidence, that Alger Hiss (an elite and a “golden boy of the New Deal”) was a Communist spy.

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Demons Today

The demons began to entreat him … “If you are going to cast us out send us into the herd of swine.”  … And they came out and went into the swine, and the whole herd rushed … into the sea and perished …

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A Vacuum of Absurd Ideas?

Anyone who has lost the historical symbols and cannot be satisfied with substitutes is certainly in a very difficult position today: before him there yawns the void, and he turns away from it in horror.  

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The Good

Dullards, et al

He was one of the numerous and varied legion of dullards, of half-animated abortions, conceited, half-educated coxcombs, who attach themselves to the idea most in fashion only to vulgarize it and who caricature every cause they serve, however sincerely.

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