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Obama Should Thank Chilon of Sparta


It’s amazing how things we say and do every day can be traced way back in our history. Some simple things like almost automatically saying “God bless you” when someone you don’t even know sneezes. That phrase goes back into … Continue reading

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What Should Really be Blamed?


We see time and again, over and over and over, aberrant behavior. People are beaten, people are robbed, people are denied their rights and equal protection under the law, poverty, hopelessness, and so on. Do these things have a common … Continue reading

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And Just Why are Illegal Aliens not Criminal?


Published by American Thinker on 11/21/14 Listening to members of the Obama administration trying to explain President Obama’s plan for amnesty for illegal aliens offers evidence that they still think like very young children, particularly when they are trying to avoid … Continue reading

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Ceteris Paribus in Government Assumptions


Have you ever noticed that the word “unexpected” keeps cropping up in announcement after announcement coming out of the White House, the various agencies within the Executive Branch and in news reports concerning the unintended consequences associated with things that … Continue reading

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Another Source for the Problems at the VA


There has been a great deal of blather in the blogosphere and a ludicrous amount of professional punditry in the MSM regarding the situation in the Veterans Administration’s ongoing health care fiasco. In the interests of full disclosure, let me … Continue reading

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Just Do Your Job, Get a Bonus


When I was a young man starting out in the world of civilian employment I was fortunate to have worked for several gentlemen who were possibly the least politically correct people on the planet. What does that mean? It means … Continue reading

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Income Inequality: Biblical and Earthly Perspectives


by Warren Beatty   Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) views income inequality as a moral issue that governments should address. Warren also says that a minimum wage increase is needed to stop income inequality. She equated the minimum wage to income inequality. … Continue reading

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Change the Name to Change the Game

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Democrat Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas gave a five minute floor speech on Wednesday calling for the extension of unemployment.  Fair enough.  She was elected, she is a sworn member of the House, and she has an absolute right … Continue reading

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Hillary for President? Really?


There’s a lot of blather going the rounds of the liberal echo chamber that goes something like “It’s about time we had a woman president.”  Is it really? Five years ago the mantra went “It’s about time we had a … Continue reading

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The Government Actually Can Help Small Businesses


Saying that our government can actually help small business sounds like the punch line to a pathetically weak joke, but it actually is possible. It is generally accepted that the true growth engine for job creation is powered by a … Continue reading

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