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James L. Cambias

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I grew up in New Orleans, was educated at Chicago, and currently live in New England.

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As one does on July 4th, I was thinking about the American Revolution. Specifically, about the commander of the Continental Army, George Washington himself. From all accounts, Washington was not a quixotic man. He wasn't the sort to throw away his life and his fortune in a doomed cause. (Unlike his admirer and relative by marriage, Robert E. Lee, who consciously and deliberately did just that.)...

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