Category Archives: Arts

They Dreamed a Dream


Are we all dreamers?  Do the words of the song “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Misérables describe how you feel today?  Do you feel that your dream is also in the past tense?  I dreamed a dream in time … Continue reading

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Living has Consequences


Elections have consequences.  Really?  Well, thank you so very much, Captain Obvious. One small observation though. You’re dead wrong. Elections, in and of themselves, don’t have consequences.  Choices have consequences.  Who you choose to vote for has consequences.  Who you … Continue reading

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Now The Barbarians are Inside the Gates


In the past few decades a discovery in western Turkey has excited the archaeological world no end.  An early “city”, with perhaps a few thousand inhabitants has been discovered at a site that archaeologists have named “Çatalhöyük” (and since the … Continue reading

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It’s For My Own Good?


Originally published at Canada Free Press I happened across an as-yet-to-be-published review in the New York Review of Books  of a newly released book by Sarah Conly.  The review itself is apparently scheduled for publication on March 7, 2013 and … Continue reading

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Look at Me Pretending to Care, Mr. President


This article was first published at American Thinker on January 22, 2012.   In speech after speech, at fund-raiser after fund-raiser, in press conference after press conference and in countless radio, TV and print media interviews, Barack Obama has whined … Continue reading

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Help! Help! The Arts are Dying!


“Republican governor Sam Brownback of Kansas signed a new $13.8 billion spending plan over the weekend, affecting sweeping reductions across state governmental expenditures, and taking a shocking step toward the privatization of the arts.” This was the story of the … Continue reading

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