Rock The Western World Either Sadness or Euphoria


Why I Believe in a Political Class

In many posts regarding politics, I have mentioned how much I dislike the “sporitification” of politics. I do not believe in political teams. And I do not like the “us” versus “them” attitudes of...

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Coal Mining, America, and Human Rights

My Country – Coal Mining Most of American history appears to focus on extraction. On May 7, 1941, our government enacted a law mandating the inspection of coal mines. But not surprising, coal mines...

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Legal Fiction, Consciously False, and Deodands

My Country – Legal Fiction Our Constitutional system comes out of the common law structure. English law derives from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. In comparison, statutory law means that courts strictly construe the...