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Month: August 2011

Power and Responsibility

Power and Responsibility

Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. — Ronald Reagan Today, in this country we the people are caught up in a war of ideology. The principle weapon in this war is class envy. Related posts: Blame and Responsibility

Choice and Consequence Part 2

Choice and Consequence Part 2

There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings. — Mohandas Gandhi Ok, I know I have not updated this blog in a few days and the reason is I had a decision to make: update the blog or enhance the website. The blog is an opinion piece, and to me it…

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Self and Country

Self and Country

Democracy is cumbersome, slow and inefficient, but in due time, the voice of the people will be heard and their latent wisdom will prevail. — Thomas Jefferson The biggest enemy we have facing this country today is not al-Qaeda or other terrorist groups, no the biggest threat we face today is ourselves. We as a country have determined to commit suicide and die. Related posts: An Undesirable Direction

Politics and Self-Worth

Politics and Self-Worth

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable. – George S. Patton I have always believed the people of this country are great and dependable. And you know something I still believe that. There is however a rotten apple in the bushel and it is spoiling the entire crop. Related posts: Politics and Personal Change

Blame and Responsibility

Blame and Responsibility

Democratic leaders always seem to blame America first. – Ken Mehlman As the debt crisis looms (“never let a good crisis go to waste”) we as a country find ourselves at war with ourselves. Related posts: Power and Responsibility

Foolish Republicans Never Learn

Foolish Republicans Never Learn

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress…. But then I repeat myself. — Mark Twain So we got another two trillion plus dollars added to the debt, we’ll just print more Monopoly money to cover the bills. A trillion here, a trillion there, so what, no big deal after all the few taxpayers that are left will cover the cost. Right? No related posts.

Lies, Slavery, and Education

Lies, Slavery, and Education

Lack of money is the root of all evil. — George Bernard Shaw Why is it wrong to have money? Why is it wrong to want the better aspects of life? Related posts: Rich or Poor, Freedom or Slavery, Your Choice The Cost of Ignorance