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Dueling Interests

Dueling Interests


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We will explore the disconnect between public policy and the public's interests.

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While the ignorant are condemned to merely repeat history, the historian suffers a kind of dual condemnation. Not only must he repeat history along with the rest of us, but he must do so with full knowledge of the implications of our... more

The highest paid individual in the federal government is not the President of the United States or the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or the head of the FDA or the person who authenticates the launch codes in case of nuclear war.... more

One of my favorite television shows is 'Mystery Diagnosis' on Discovery Health. In each episode an individual chronicles their struggles with symptoms of an illness that doctors cannot name. The patient gradually loses both their... more

Prior to the 1960s it was rare for anyone to call themselves a 'conservative', yet conflicts and institutions have arisen throughout American history whose origins could be traced to conservative ideals. In this episode Dr. Allitt and I discuss the... more

Every week or so an author or pundit posits a new theory to explain the 'crack up' on the Right. Some attribute it to opportunism run amok; others to stupidity. Some argue that through a brilliant sleight of hand the Right has convinced many... more