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Thanks … for the stim-u-lus … Oh, well, it was swell while it lasted

(To the tune of Bob Hope‘s “Thanks for the Memories” and apologies to him.)  By the way, you can subscribe to this blog in the box to your right. What are the consequences of federal policies, and what is the … Continue reading

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The Social Network

If you’re a social animal you probably have many social networks.  It may be friends you have breakfast with, a coffee group, organized “500 of your closest friends” events, email lists organized around a common interest, MySpace, Friendster, Friendlee (by … Continue reading

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The only thing that never changes is change — in varying degrees

From a recent email, but all too true.  And there is nothing political about the changes described but I thought the ideas to be quite probable. Even today, many of the changes intimated herein are being observed, some in more … Continue reading

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I’m an American citizen and …

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Sit down, shut up, and be an American

Phoney “political correctness” is eroding our freedoms. Read why Gil thinks so. Continue reading

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I’m Having an Overreaction to Overreaction … and to “political correctness”

I’m sick of overreaction, especially when I do it! The world is driven by overreactions to problems, whether between spouses, among politicians, between nations, by government against citizens, or just by normal people in their daily lives. The whole culture … Continue reading

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Great explanation of Arizona’s need & a delineation of the true issues

(edited 5/2/2010) In the midst of the hue and cry over the Arizona immigration enforcement law (and it is simply about enforcement of existing laws), there is much hysterical rhetoric without an appreciation of the legal structure of the law … Continue reading

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This is a hoot — rap with a Christian message — and a good one.

Click on the link to see the YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=WUQYJ77qa50 It’s entertaining and the message is super. Show your kids!

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Study: Drinking, R-rated films linked in middle-schoolers – USATODAY.com

This is big. One more example of where parenting really does make a difference. Middle-schoolers who are forbidden to watch R-rated movies are less likely to start drinking than peers whose parents are more lenient about such films, new research … Continue reading

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From whence is all this “change we can believe in” coming?

Below you will first find some statements of principles gleaned from history. Then we will discuss some modern examples. I dare you to read these and think about them … whose principles are these? The principles the working class must … Continue reading

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