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Ignorance versus Apathy

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  I recalled an old, make that VERY old joke.  Students were asked “What is the difference between ‘Ignorance’ and ‘Apathy’?”  The most common answer the questioners received was “I don’t know, and I don’t care.” I thought of this … Continue reading

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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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Jonah Goldberg Explains “Social Justice”


This is well worth the time (5-1/2 minutes) and gives all of us who are not hooked on the left’s Kool-Aide some new tools to deal with the loons who think politicians with a big D after their names are … 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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A Nation of Idiots


Americans are idiots, with intellects that are, at best, intellectually equal to the average four-year old.  They have to be told what to eat, how to dress, how to speak, how to think and what to think.  They are utterly … Continue reading

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So Harry Reid will “Rue the Day” huh?


An article Friday morning in the American Spectator by Joshua Shnayer titled Nuclear Politics ends with the words: “For years, the two parties have had a gentleman’s agreement not to change the rules surrounding nomination filibusters, since the party in … Continue reading

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“Conservative” Is NOT a Four Letter Word


Everyone who reads American Thinker, or any other conservative leaning web site or magazines such as The Weekly Standard for instance, knows that the Progressive/Left tosses the word “conservative” around as if it was a euphemism for “child molester” or … Continue reading

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It’s a Question of Trust


Scandals, scandals, scandals! Get ’em while they’re hot! The stories are out there. The rapidly rising cost projections for ObamaCare far beyond any promises made to get the bill passed, the Fast and Furious gun running debacle, the deaths of … Continue reading

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So, Only Terrorists, huh?


  The administration, senior members of Congress and members of the intelligence community are now trying to reassure the American people that the massive data collection programs in place which collect records of something like three million telephone calls per … Continue reading

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Truth in Fables: Why Progressives Hate Aesop


The fable “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” is more applicable than ever in describing the environment in which we live.  Each interest group, especially those interest groups on the left, is infected with the need to describe ever more frightening … Continue reading

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