Category Archives: Government Spending

I Will Not “Go Gentle into that Good Night”


Of course Dylan Thomas, in his famous poem “Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night”, was referring to the death of each individual and how they will deal, as individuals, with its onrushing approach. Each person deals with the … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Unfaithful (Political) Spouse

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fable (n.) – a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and the hare; Aesop’s fables. The idea of moral tales in literature is, in terms … Continue reading

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Why Do “Progressives” Love Moving Backward?


by JIM YARDLEY The news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has used real, living human beings for testing that they themselves admit is potentially lethal is being greeted with a collective (and collectivist) shrug by the main stream media. … Continue reading

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Is George Orwell Working in the White House?


You have to wonder sometimes if one of the multitude of “special advisors” to Barack Obama has a George Orwell fetish. All of us have read hundreds of blog articles and thousands of comments made in passing by co-workers, family, … Continue reading

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Zen, Galileo and Global Warming


Followers of Zen have a word that specifically describes a special event, a recognition of some profound truth or reality – satori. Satori is often described as a sudden awakening, and I recently experienced satori for myself. All of us … Continue reading

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Where is the Daddy?


In all the talk generated by Democratic Party candidates and Democrat incumbents about “women’s health issues” regarding abortion, why is the responsibility of “daddy” never mentioned?  If “mommy” wants to have an abortion, why not demand that “daddy” pick up … Continue reading

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How Effective is an “Oil Free Zone”?


Unless you have been living under a very large rock in the middle of the Mojave Desert, with no wifi and the battery in your lap top died about four years ago, you ought to have at least a passing … Continue reading

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Telling You Not to Use the Word “Bossy” is, well, Kind of Bossy. Isn’t it?


I just love irony.  If you are that kind of person too, the nonsense coming out of the mouth of Michelle Obama and her unindicted co-conspirators should be one of those once-in-a-lifetime moments that we could savor for a long, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Malleable View of Constitutions


Checking to make sure that there was an easily understandable definition of the word, the dictionary defines Constitution as “the fundamental political principles on which a nation-state is governed, especially when considered as embodying the rights of the subjects of … Continue reading

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Yes, John, it’s not the 19th Century


Saying that Secretary of State John Kerry is right about anything grates on my nerves, but in looking at the situation in Crimea and the Ukraine, his assessment that Vladimir Putin should realize that we’re not living in the 19th … Continue reading

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