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HL 159 – As Bad As Dobbs Is – Bruen is Worse – Much

HL 159 – As Bad As Dobbs Is – Bruen is Worse – Much

For most liberals, hopeless or otherwise, the June 23, 2022, SCOTUS decision in NYS Rifle & Pistol Assn. v. Bruen (providing constitutional protection for locking, loading and publicly carrying firearms) hit like a 6 on the Richter Scale.  But the very next day’s...

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HL 156 – America’s Gun Cult In Review

HL 156 – America’s Gun Cult In Review

Today we have nothing unique or special to add to what we’ve previously said about this peculiarly American cult.  That it is religious in nature was observed well before us.  “It was [54] years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band” and us that in the USA “Happiness...

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HL 155 – Welcome Back to Hopelessly Liberal

HL 155 – Welcome Back to Hopelessly Liberal

After a break of two months, Hopelessly Liberal is back with a new URL, www.hopelesslyliberal.com, but the same focus on classic liberal principles, viewpoints and aspirations.  These are expressed only when we have special, if not unique, expertise or perspective. In...

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HL 154 – Biden Needs to Channel Rocky

HL 154 – Biden Needs to Channel Rocky

Not Sly Stallone, but Governor and Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller of ambivalent but blessed memory.  Oh, for the days of those Rockefeller, Richardson and Javits Republicans.  But that’s a post for another day.  Today we commend to President Biden the way Rocky...

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Books

Priceless Cover

Priceless: The Case that Brought Down the Visa/ MasterCard Bank Cartel

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Journal of the Plague Year: An Insider’s Chronicle of Eliot Spitzer’s Short and Tragic Reign