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Issue 999, December 2, 2018

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There Is No Such Thing As “Socialism”
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A trio of galaxies form what appears to
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Two people do not have more rights
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two thousand, or two million, any more
than they have more intelligence or decency.


ARTICLES

The Editor’s Notes
by Ken Holder
Aristotle on Human Action, thanks to readers, etc.
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Letters to the Editor
from Carl Bussjaeger, A.X. Perez, Freifuchs Fuchslieber, and Mike Blessing
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There Is No Such Thing As “Socialism”
by L. Neil Smith
When I wrote the celebrated space pirate novel Henry Martyn, way back in 1988, I wanted it to be about an ancient star-spanning civilization, not entirely unlike our own, based on euphemism—a culture in which nobody ever said exactly what he (or she) meant. In that society, it would be considered ill-mannered—and a moral confession in a milieu where, just as a single example, arranged, profitable, and politically advantageous marriages, are forced on innocent young women in a custom known as “gavage”—the process by which geese are force-fed to render their ruined livers a gourmet delicacy.
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Lift That Light High!
by Sarah A. Hoyt
I don’t think I told any of you—have I?—the sequence of events that propelled me out of the political closet.
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From The Lay of The Last Minstrel
by Walter Scott
O Caledonia! stern and wild,
Meet nurse for a poetic child!

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Paul Krugman, Instructor on Masterclass
by Mike Blessing
Scrolling through my "News Feed" on Cuckerbergbook, I recently came across this little gem—
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The Impact of Immigration
by John Walker
Here is a chart of the absolute number of immigrants admitted to the United States as permanent residents for the years 1820-2017 according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Yearbook of Immigration Statistics 2017.
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All Enemies Foreign and Domestic
by Jeff Fullerton
Democratic representative Eric Swalwell made a really provocative statement this week according to an article from Hot Air. Pretty much serving notice that: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you.
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Admission
by Jim Davidson
I’d like to be among the first people to note that my expectations of rioting on 7 November 2018 did not take place. As near as I can tell no really tremendous event of great importance took place that day. So I have no clarity about why I was led to anticipate an eventful day at that time. On the other hand, there are always the things we don’t yet know about that happened on that day, so it isn’t clear that the premonition was pointless. It only seems that way right now.
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Welcome to the Shit Show
by Harding McFadden
Being offended has been effectively weaponized by the political Left. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has payed attention over the last fifty years, with Orwell and Dick using the idea to such effect, but the incredible way that this weapon of opportunity has been used by those opponents of freedom that are pasted across every news source is truly staggering.
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Will there never be a counterattack?
by Vin Suprynowicz
The midterm elections? Clearly Donald Trump, a genuine Hoover for detailed data, knew by the time he was scheduling his fall mid-term campaign swings that the Republican House was toast.
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How to Watch Korean Shows
by Paul Bonneau
If you’re like me, you have long ago gotten very tired of the constant drumbeat of ugly leftist culture and propaganda coming from Hollywood. But, you still might want to vegetate on the couch after a hard day’s work. You need alternatives.
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“Which if not Victory is Yet Revenge”
Thoughts on the Tory Apocalypse

by Sean Gabb
As I write, those who demand a second referendum on the European Union seem ever more likely to have their way. Their argument is: that it is now two years since we were asked to vote on leaving; that no one expected the process of leaving to end in the present shambles; that we should be asked what we now think of leaving. These calls are an obvious fraud on the electorate. Since the French rejected the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, the custom in Europe has been for any unfavourable referendum result to be followed by another vote, in which the preferred result is given. This was done to the Danes and the Irish. It is now being done to us.
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VONU but not Invulnerable
by Jim Davidson
This week I was asked about my views regarding Vonu. I first heard about Vonu sometime after 1987 when RW Bradford had published about an article by Wally Congre about it in Liberty magazine. One of my friends in, as I recall the conversation, Tucson L5 Society was in Houston to talk about the space launch services purchase act, and whether we could sufficiently reform NASA so that the private sector would open the door to space.
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Bisht and Jambiya
by L. Neil Smith
Not to bury the lede: I have sources (I’ve always wanted to say that) that tell me that Jamal Khashoggi, the “journalist” murdered so gruesomely with knives and swords and saws and things at the Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey, was actually a CIA “asset” who hadn’t written a genuine article in years.
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