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The Better Angels of Our Nature blog - Conversations with Gabriel Michael

The Better Angels of Our Nature

The spies were at it again.     The overweight troll droned on while two Chinese women hung on his every word.  The two were conscientious enough to ensure that one of them was touching him at every moment.  They listened intently and encouraged him with giggles to continue his obnoxious behavior.  Sweat poured from his temples as...

Artemis Banner for Blog: Performance Politics

Performance Politics and Freedom Let’s call this a “Blended Blog”… There are two important things I think bear introspection, and rather than splitting them into two separate blogs, I have decided to engage in my typical stream of conscious writing and see if we can connect the two.  Join me now on this somewhat ambitious adventure! Let’s...

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Guns, Polo Shirts, and Mansions…Oh My

Cul-de-sac Commandos and Chipotle Warriors   Oh what a week…   In St. Louis a personal injury attorney and his wife became internet sensations by guarding their extremely nice home from protesters using an AR-15 and a .380  (interesting choice of weapons).   Then, to raise the ante, we had an armed confrontation take place in a suburb of Detroit between...