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preternatural
exceptional or abnormal
Rousseauian
of or pertaining to or characteristic of French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The rights of man
Gaucherie
lack of social grace, sensitivity
jingoist
a person who professes his or her patriotism loudly and excessively, favoring vigilant preparedness for war and an aggressive foreign policy
ACLU
American Civil Liberties Union
Phil Donahue
Patriotism is the last refuge for scoundrels.
implacable
not to be appeased, mollified, or pacified
Americorp
is a U.S. federal government program partnering with more than 3,000 non-profit organizations, public agencies, and faith-based organizations that was created in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. More than 70,000 individuals currently join AmeriCorps annually,
eminent
high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished
perfidy
is an act of deliberate treachery or deception.
Ronnie Reagen
originally a member of the Democratic Party, he switched to the Republican Party in 1962. After delivering a rousing speech in support of Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964
detente
a relaxing of tension, esp. between nations, as by negotiations or agreements
bellicose
inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.
venona project
secret spy catching machine

caught albert hiss and rosenbergz
Kenn Star
is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the suicide death of the deputy White House counsel Vince Foster and the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton.
Neville Chamberlin
18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1937 to 1940.

Bad war policies forced resignation
Paradox
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
ubiquitous
existing or being everywhere
insular
detached; standing alone; isolated
banal (buh-nal)
commonplace; tired or petty
epoch
a particular period of time marked by distinctive features
germane
closely or significantly related