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Oh, To Be An Atom

The following is a poem written by a 6th grade student in 1962. I found it yesterday in a stack of papers left behind in a garage by a teacher, who died decades ago. Oh, to be an atom Having so much power. Why, when

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Does Antagonizing Others Keep You Safe?

The Soviets became weaker, and weaker, because they accepted Reagan’s idea, and presumed that the United States would attack unless the Soviet Union appeared to be strong. Saddam Hussein made the same mistake, creating a show of dangerous military power in the thought that such a display would protect him from attack.

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What Grave Threat Is Obama Talking About?

We can be free. We don’t need to be afraid. Nobody is going to kill you if the integrity of the Bill of Rights is restored. Barack Obama, in his new allegiance of fear with George W. Bush, doesn’t want you to believe that, but history is clear in this regard.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?