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Al Hambidge morbidly watches the Rise of Empire, wondering why so many are admiring the emperor’s new clothes.

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They Hate Us Because of Our Freedom
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Alfred A. Hambi... 2004-04-18 23:00
Whenever I hear 'they hate us because of our freedom' or "because they hate our way of life" or some other such drivel, I don't know whether to laugh or cry. If real people didn't suffer the consequences of it, such ignorance would be amusing. But another annoying thing about statements like these is that they perpetuate the myth that we live in a land of freedom. The sad fact is, we are not...
Leave Baseball Alone!
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Alfred A. Hambi... 2004-03-12 00:00
Did you hear the news about the recent hearings about steroid use by baseball players, featuring political attack animals John McCain and Joe Biden interrogating baseball commissioner Bud Selig and players' union head Donald Fehr? It was a perfect example of government arm-twisting, as the senators tried to browbeat Fehr into agreeing that more stringent drug testing needs to be imposed upon the...
A Personal Declaration of Independence
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Alfred A. Hambi... 2003-07-03 15:00
Be it known that I, Alfred A. Hambidge, Jr., hereby declare my independence from any and all who dare claim dominion over me. I will not be forced, coerced, stomped on, stamped, labeled, numbered, filed, defiled, chained, hobbled, bought, sold, compromised, or silenced. My life is my own. Over my own mind and body, I am Sovereign. I shall work to plant the seeds of Liberty into fertile...
Lessons of a Summer Day
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Alfred A. Hambi... 2003-06-08 15:00
So the kids they dance And shake their bones, And the politicians throwin' stones, Singing ashes, ashes, all fall down. Ashes, ashes, all fall down. ~ "Throwing Stones," by John Perry Barlow, with Bob Weir Based upon a true incident from childhood, a long, long time ago . . .
The Wall
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Alfred A. Hambi... 2003-03-02 16:00
The snow was coming down pretty heavy as I walked towards the National Mall. I've always liked walking during a snowstorm; everything seems so quiet, every noise is muffled, even here in D.C. And this storm was a doozy, hammering much of the East Coast.
They Hate Us Because of Our Freedom
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Alfred A. Hambi... 2004-04-18 23:00
Whenever I hear 'they hate us because of our freedom' or "because they hate our way of life" or some other such drivel, I don't know whether to laugh or cry. If real people didn't suffer the consequences of it, such ignorance would be amusing. But another annoying thing about statements like these is that they perpetuate the myth that we live in a land of freedom. The sad fact is, we are not...