Category Archives: thinking/serious

A relationship between equals

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Coloring your world…

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Defending a Pregnant Woman: A Single Act of Honor

Sometimes a single act of honor can inspire another.  A person that I will not name  in order to not embarrass him, and also because I know he isn’t seeking recognition, performed an act of bravery and honor today.  Let’s call him “Stephen.” The event imperfectly told went something like this: Stephen witnessed a pregnant woman being verbally assaulted by… Read more »

Seven Questions to Consider… Ask Yourself

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01.  How is it that I can be at once so open, so public, yet still retain a part of me that is intensely private, locked behind key? 02.  How is it that we are at once so dependent upon others—that need to be connected—yet hold so dearly to our independence to the point of obsession (an obsession that has… Read more »

Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine

I could have easily titled this: “Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Obama’s Healthcare Reform.” Friends, listen.  Listen closely. When will President Obama and his fellow Democrats realize that no means no?  The American people oppose, by a 2/3 margin, the healthcare legislation Obama is trying to ram down our throats.  Yet, he isn’t giving up.  Consider that. A government by… Read more »

Why “War on Terror” is Neccessary

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Robert Scheer wrote a provocative and in places accurate piece concerning our homeland security in the face of ‘stealth underwear.’ However, his larger point  runs amiss.  He basically calls for a cease-fire on U.S. military action against terrorism.  He thinks we ought to focus solely on our security against the likes of suicide-underwear bombers, to the exclusion of, as he… Read more »

The Declaration of Independence (Full Text)

Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to… Read more »

The Aim of Practical Politics…

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A quote by H.I Mencken: “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed— and hence clamorous to be led to safety—by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.” (Thanks for the quote, Duane)

Obama: Another U.S. Security Breach

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Stop the social spending machine. Allow the free market to work unfettered by government obesity. Use the extra money to better fund national defense!

Guns, Crime, Lunatics, and the 2nd Amendment

Timothy Egan, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and occasional opinion writer for the New York Times wrote an article entitled “The Guns of Spring” wherein he lists the recent shootings that have outraged and mystified the nation such as the thirteen dead in Binghamton, N.Y., or the three officers killed in Oakland, CA.  He goes on to write: …A mother and… Read more »