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Killing Communists with Impunity

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2023

I’d rather that England should be free than that England should be compulsorily sober. With freedom we might in the end attain sobriety, but in the other alternative we should eventually lose both freedom and sobriety.
W.C. Magee, Archbishop of York, Sermon to Peterborough [1868]


March 10, 2023

Killing Communists with Impunity
The New York Times recently carried an interesting article about the death in 1973 of Pablo Neruda, one of the most renowned poets in the world. Neruda was a Chilean citizen. He was also a strong supporter of Chilean president Salvador Allende …

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