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  • Bearing arms against a rabbit

    The symbol of the National Guard, the modern version of the 18th-century militia, is the Minuteman

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jhhaeger@gmail.com Feb 5, 2013 11:00 am

   This makes an excellent point implicitly: Nuance is lost when idealogues grind their axes--and nuance is meaning that, in the proper use, and interpretation, of language can lead to proper conclusions.  Regretably, nuance is increasingly neglected in the increasingly tone-deaf world of US politics.

    For a satirical perspective on the implications of social deafness on the most important issue of our time, see my Swiftian essay, "US Guns: A Modest Proposal."

Reply to jhhaeger@gmail.com at 11:00 am