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Number 487, October 5, 2008
"What makes genocide and other kinds of
government-sanctioned violence possible?"

Britain Needs Guns!

Dollar Gas!
Dollar Gas!
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(Or buy one already printed from Artemis Zuna Trading Post)
See also: What Part of "One Dollar Gas" Did You Fail to Understand? by L. Neil Smith

Tom Paine Maru
Tom Paine Maru

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Welcome to Issue Number 487!

Ken Holder

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Letters to the Editor
from Ann Morgan, Brian Nickerson, C.K. Kahn, Michael Bradshaw, and A.X. Perez

An Open Letter to Kathy Reichs
by L. Neil Smith
It is the custom, with correspondences like this—where you know you're probably going to end up making the recipient mad at you, to say something nice about them at the beginning. Often it's something perfunctory and meaningless, but, as we all know, the Forms Must Be Obeyed.

Toldja So
by A.X. Perez
I've stated in at least one previous article that tyranny leads to arrogance and stupidity. As tyrants exercise and become used to power they reach a point where their will to power can only be satisfied by abusing power. Consider Speaker Pelosi's recent performance.

Double Standards
by Sean Gangol
One of the biggest problems in society is the double standards that surround issues dealing with minorities. Most people seem to be afraid of discussing this issue due to political correctness. They are afraid that people may think they are racist. Personally I could care less about political correctness. I could care even less if people think I'm a racist. I hold no ill will towards any minority. The one thing I can not tolerate is a double standard.

And the Market Crashed Anyway
by Jim Davidson
So, last week, the stock market fell 777 points on news of the failure of Congress to pass the Wall Street Fat Cat Bailout Bill of 2008. Why did the market crash? Pundits claimed because the bill failed.

Morality v Moralism
by A.X. Perez
Morals come in two flavors, morality and moralism. Morality is that which some people practices in their own life to achieve freedom. Moralism is what some people try to impose on others to enslave them.

Roswell Texas
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The Last Sonuvabitch of Klepton
The Last
of Klepton

The Probability Broach:
The Graphic Novel

by L. Neil Smith
Illustrated by Scott Bieser
Published by Bighead Press, 2004

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