Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hillary must deny history to make history

July 31, 2016
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Hillary must deny history to make history

In the past two weeks, the Republic party nominated an outsider that vanquished 16 others with decades of political experience and the Democrats became the first major political party to nominate a woman for the Presidency of the United States. Both historic moments, but the award for most energetic denial of reality and shoveling of…

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“Doc” B-29 soars to flight while society crashes

July 24, 2016
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“Doc” B-29 soars to flight while society crashes

It was a Sunday summer morn as perfect as I remembered them. A fire orange sun rising above the low ground haze on its way to join the cloud dotted blue sky that only Kansas in July can produce. I was driving north on I 35 towards Wichita, “the air capital of the world”, Kansas…

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Paine’s “trying times” once again

July 17, 2016
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Paine’s “trying times” once again

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Thomas Paine, The Crisis, December 23, 1776 There is no doubt that there…

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Rule of law meets Hillary-Marie Antoinette

July 10, 2016
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Rule of law meets Hillary-Marie Antoinette

When I ended my July 4, 2016 column with “Happy 240th America.  And here’s to your 250th….if you can make it.” I had no idea that barely 24 hours later I would be thinking to myself “forget 250, at this rate we’ll be lucky to make 241.” Thanks to 21st century technology I was able…

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America at 240: Will she make 250?

July 4, 2016
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America at 240:  Will she make 250?

240 years ago today, the phrases “When in the Course of human events…and…We hold these truths to be self-evident…” were ushered into the annals of human history when the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the final draft of “The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America”. With over a year passing since the…

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