Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

Paul Harvey warned, we just didn’t listen.

April 23, 2022

In 1964 radio personality Paul Harvey introduced America to his essay “If I were the Devil”.  While framed as a “what would” the devil do, Harvey’s words were written in the reality “what was” and the dangers he saw coming. I present to you a few nuggets of his wisdom intermingled with the realities...

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From Ethan to Elon, reason still lives

April 9, 2022

“Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason; if with reason, then they establish the principles that they are laboring to dethrone: but if they argue without reason (which, in order to be consistent with themselves they must do), they are out of reach of...

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Energy facts vs fiction

March 26, 2022

Two facts we can all agree on:  climate change is global and fossil fuels trade in a global market. So why is it that the President of the United States, along with a sizable chunk of the American press continues to push a narrative that American action alone can have a significant effect on...

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Mr. Chamberlain comes to the White House

March 12, 2022

On September 30, 1938 British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain stood in front of his official residence at 10 Downing Street and said: “My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honor. I believe it is peace for our time… Go home...

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A not-so-wise Latina and the Supreme Court dilemma

January 15, 2022

“It has long, however, been my opinion, and I have never shrunk from its expression,… that the germ of dissolution of our Federal Government is in the Constitution of the Federal Judiciary — an irresponsible body, (for impeachment is scarcely a scare-crow,) working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today...

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Reader exchange offers new hope

January 8, 2022

Last Friday’s paper was barely off the presses when into my inbox came: “You did a great job of bashing the Democrats today, how about doing the same for the Republicans? Both parties have plenty to atone for. I am really weary of partisan reporters and editorialists who have single vision.” I’ll be honest,...

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