Monthly Archives: April 2011

In The Dark

When a respected reporter used video from her cell phone in covering a presidential visit, her name was stricken from the approved list of journalists.  Read the article at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/bronstein/detail?entry_id=87978 This is an intelligently written article from a very liberal … Continue reading

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Long Awaited Long Form

Just hours after I posted “Check Your Facts.  Check Your Sources.”  The White House released Obama’s long form birth certificate, in a move to finally lay to rest the troublesome question of the President’s birth.  Most irksome to me was … Continue reading

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Check Your Facts. Check Your Sources.

Very few people question what they are told, at least what they are told by those who are supposed to know, those in authority, or who have credentials or credibility, those who are a trusted source of information.  CNN is that … Continue reading

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Make ’em Laugh

If you were a ruler, how would you control a relatively affluent and “democratic” population?  Being overtly dictatorial wouldn’t work.  You would be seen for who you are and what you are doing.  No, you would need to use finesse.  … Continue reading

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“I do not agree with what you have to say, …”

These days it seems like the whole world is clamoring.  Clamoring!  North Africa and the Middle East is rife with wars and rumors of wars.  We have our own drug war going on along our border.  Japan is reeling from … Continue reading

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Exercising Freedom Or Exercising Hate?

The other day as I was getting my hair cut, I overheard a conversation about the fighting in Libya.  A lady was saying, “There’s just too much hate in the world.  It doesn’t take that much to show a little … Continue reading

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An Evil Spirit From God?

[UPDATE:  When I originally wrote this article, it was my intent to question the idea that   evil spirits can be in the direct service of God.  I still hold to the opinion that while evil spirits are subject to … Continue reading

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