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Slavery in Britain (today!), Odysseus’s Palace Discovered (?), and More

After the Bible, the most important works of literature in the Western tradition are the Homeric epics. Every now and then archeologists find something that could plausibly be tied to the Trojan War or one of Homer’s principal characters. Case … Continue reading

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The Mountain of Debt

The president wants to “invest in our people without leaving them a mountain of debt.” That must be why the federal government runs trillion-dollar deficits, which aren’t big enough for this guy. (Thanks to Tad DeHaven.) The quasi-religious faith many … Continue reading

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