Category Archives: Civil Conversation

The Obama Legacy

President Obama, in a pathetic attempt to shore up some semblance of a respectable legacy, took a parting shot at Fox News and “conservative media” by saying they “vilified” him throughout his presidency. As he has made abundantly clear throughout … Continue reading

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Words

American college students are not the hope of our future. They are childish and irresponsible because they are taught to believe in a fantasy world. Rather than preparing young adults to become adept at navigating a life-course in the real … Continue reading

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Help Me To Listen

It is a well-known fact that young people really know what’s happening, while old people are lost in a time-warp of their past.  Well, let’s just say that a lot of folks make that assumption.  And assumptions seem to be … Continue reading

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Crafty Speakers / Who’s Listening?

We can only have a free country if debate is honest, respectful and rational. That requires maturity and clear thinking. Is that too much to ask? I’m tired of slimy hucksters in government and journalists who ape them in the … Continue reading

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Your Comments

Recently, I received a comment to one of my posts, consisting of the single sentence, “The only thing your article lacks is logic. :)”. As I considered responding, all I could think of was what Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac … Continue reading

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