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Faith and Reason

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Share on Facebook Yes, I am my brother’s keeper, my sister’s too. Yes, Life is complicated, but life requires all of us loving our neighbor. Respecting our neighbor. Trusting our neighbor. Tolerating our neighbor. Standing up for our neighbor. Give expecting nothing there of. Both faith and reason teach us that in giving we shall […]

Mind the Facts

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

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America is exceptional.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Share on Facebook America is exceptional.  It was the first nation founded on science, separating church and state and social contract theory.  These ideals, while not actualized at first, allowed Americans to mature and grow.  These ideals provided a pathway to building Modern America with its large middle class and diverse population living in peace. […]

Robert Byrd and a History of Poltical Racism in America

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Share on Facebook “Byrd, who died in June 2010 at age 92, had sought the FBI intelligence while suspecting that communists and subversives were guiding the civil rights cause, the records show.” Now that a child of the Civil Rights movement is President and he is accused of the same thing. Weird how that works. […]

Father America

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Share on Facebook Ed Kilgore provides a pretty good summation of modern conservatism.  It’s not really a “freedom agenda” unless you are a “daddy.”  If you’re a “father,” then you’re free to tell others how to live their private lives.  If you’re not lucky enough to be a “father,” then you should be seen and […]

Federal Government Prevents Another Recession

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Share on Facebook Why is Europe sliding into recession and we are staying above water?  The Federal Government.  Europe is essentially a confederation; it is multiple states with a single currency.  Unlike the US they have no central government or bank to off set the cuts in individual states.  As Paul Krugman explains, the US […]

Liberalism, Conservatism and the Future

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Share on Facebook At the end of the 19th century, Populist farmers pushed for the Federal government to rein in the abusive practices of banks and railroads.  At the beginning of the 20th century, the Progressive movement actually convinced the Federal government to break up monopolies and protect consumers from unsafe food and drugs.  During […]

JFK Shows Leadership

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

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