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About irreparabiletempus

God have mercy on me, a sinner.

Quick note on Greek Crisis

The Greek economic minister recently retweeted this article, which argues that Greece has all of the leverage in the credit negotiations with Europe, and shouldn’t give in, as if it were to default and leave the Euro, or default or … Continue reading

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When I was younger

I took rejection very hard, but I was surprisingly blithe about rejecting other people (yes, I was a callous youth). Now that I’m older (almost 30!), I don’t take rejection (by people, institutions, etc) nearly as hard, but I anguish … Continue reading

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Memories

On 9/11/2001, I was sitting in my Latin class when someone came by the classroom and said that a plane had hit the World Trade Center, and there would be a special assembly after the class was over to discuss … Continue reading

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‘And while it has not pleased the Almighty…

to bless us with a return of peace, we can but press on, guided by the best light He gives, trusting that in His own good time, and wise way, all will yet be well.”-Abraham Lincoln, December 1, 1862. I … Continue reading

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Obama’s brilliant Medicaid Strategy

So when passing Obamacare, Obama (really the Democratic Party as a whole, but I am using Obama as short-hand for the Dems) had a bit of a dilemma. A large part of the health insurance coverage expansion for the poorest … Continue reading

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Tragic Flaw

I think anyone who’s read even a little bit of literature recognizes the character with the tragic flaw-a person who has one overriding characteristic that in the wrong circumstances has a seriously negative effect on their life (of course, we … Continue reading

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Killing US citizens without due process-Once more into the breach

So if you’re not persuaded that killing US citizens without due process of the law is wrong by what I wrote before, then you won’t be persuaded by what I’m going to write in this post. I’m posting more just … Continue reading

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