The Long Hill Institute

Richard Morchoe
Investigating anything with the expertise of a dilettante.
Created 05 Apr 2021
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  • It was all so predictable, and we did.
    06 Dec 20211 day ago • 4 min read
    Brad Kane of Worcester Business Journal has an in-depth look at Polar Park problems. In the November, 2018 Sturbridge Times Town & Country Living Magazine we completely predicted a debacle. Okay, mayb...
  • Rise of the Scarecrows: Hell On Earth Premiere
    09 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Pete Baez and Geno McGahee It was a dark and stormy night, well, a damp autumn evening at least when I drove down to the Three Rivers district of the Town of Palmer, just after several days of the sam...
  • Review: Are We Rome? by Cullen Murphy
    05 Nov 2021 • 12 min read
    The question Cullen Murphy asks, and kind of answers, Are We Rome? Is often asked by historians and researchers, even if the form is different. Relatively recently, Peter Turchin in Ages of Discord an...
  • Smoking the Little Guy
    24 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    “Buried in Biden's "Build Back Better" agenda is a proposal to double the tax on cigarettes and vapes. Also, remember that Eric Garner was killed over the enforcement of cigarette tax collection laws....
  • So why is this not the definition of crazy?
    11 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    News outlets are reporting that the Marines have landed. So what? They go a lot of places. This time, they have been deployed to Taiwan. Again, so what? The headline on the conservative American Spect...
  • Angelo M. Codevilla, RIP
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    On September 20,2021 Angelo Codevilla died as the result of an automobile accident. A well respected historian, I had the privilege of reviewing one of his books for the October, 2014 issue of the Stu...
  • Safetyism and How To Live
    22 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Glenn Greenwald has a substack article and a video that has more common sense than anything I've read during the current panic. Indeed, we have been grappling with the question at the Long Hill Instit...
  • The End Of The World, Again
    11 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Secretary of the Treasury Janice Yellen is scared, should you be as well? Maybe, maybe not. A Hill article of September 8, 2021 had the headline; “Yellen triggers alarm bells over debt ceiling cliff.”...
  • Death of a College
    22 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 0 2
    The news came almost as rumor. On local radio, there was a brief announcement that a college was having financial problems and was seeking help to continue operating. The word struggling may have been...
  • Forget Afghanistan, It Worked for Vietnam
    16 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 0 1
    The subtitle is probably the wrong Latin and the city is not destroyed, but for us, it might as well be. The end of the Kabul government and ascension of the Taliban, unlike the Carthage denouement, i...
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