Tag Archives: Politics

Is It Worth Restoring?

Today, as I began my morning walk, a beautiful antique car drove past me.  It was one of those automobiles that’s impossible to miss.  It was immaculate and shiny.  I’m no aficionado of classic cars, but to me, it had … Continue reading

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MOTS

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. — Albert Einstein 9/11 has come and gone. Ten years. A lot of people have had a lot to say about it — from the President to … Continue reading

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My Political Philosophy

How would you describe your political philosophy? A Chicken in every pot — or freedom for all? When I was 17 years old, I was provincial and naive. But my girlfriend was from New York. She had seen Nureyev and … 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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Stuff And Nonsense Wins The Day

Obama and his party line faithfuls want to solve our problems by raising the debt limit so that they can borrow more money to finance more spending on bigger government programs. Their rationale is that the good life should be … Continue reading

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Leadership, Opinion Polls And The Constitution

I haven’t written any posts of my own lately. I’ve been on vacation. But wanted to share the following article from a leader in the Constitution Party, because both of the BIG TWO — Republicans and Democrats — have stalled … Continue reading

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Who Are You Voting For?

Gee, we haven’t even finished cringing from the results of the last presidential election and it’s already that season again.  A whole new batch of hopefuls are shifting into campaign mode.  In my lifetime, Obama is the 12th man to … Continue reading

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What’s On The Agenda?

Chris Matthews and other left-wing hacks blame conservative talk-radio hosts Michael Savage and Mark Levin for creating a “climate of hate” which led to the killings in Tucson.  The point they try to make is that “angry” rhetoric stirs up … Continue reading

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History In The Making

Today America witnessed history in the making.  For the first time since its ratification in 1789, the U.S. Constitution was actually read aloud in the House of Representatives by members of the 112th Congress.  Its seems as though the call … Continue reading

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Those Two Things

rewritten from original draft of 2009 (From one of those “I get depressed during the holidays” people.) An Explosion Of Thoughts In a typical newsy Christmas letter, one of my relatives wrote, “The back and forth political ranting is becoming … Continue reading

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