Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Toast to Prince Romney

One after another the challengers to Romney have risen in the popular mind and fallen by the wayside as we learn they are not after all so much like us. Here’s a toast to Mitt Romney, next president of the … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State?

Would you accept any suggestion that gay people return to the closets of the 1950s? How then can you not see the hypocrisy when anyone demands that religion stay out of politics? The very brazenness of the demands made against … Continue reading

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ObamaCare: the essential conservative argument

In the world of Social Issues the debate is often very intense even to the point of quickly becoming insulting and denigrating to both sides of the issue. I would like to offer a third path in the hope that … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Obama from the American People

“Mr. President, when you castigate opponents of abortion in America, you lie. We should be discussing scientific evidence. I promise you no one is trying to force any views on anyone, I am challenging your refusal to acknowledge the known … Continue reading

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Knights of the Table Round

None of us really want politics to become a mosh pit, myself included, but most of the rules of social etiquette are highly complex, laced with conditions and qualifiers. The problem I see before us remains unsolved in any formal … Continue reading

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Lament for the Nation

In the face of rampant ignorance, oh, how sorely am I tempted to become the very thing I most detest: an elitist.

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Assuming Ignorance

One should never assume another person is ignorant as this leads one into a willful state of ignorance regarding the capacities of the other. In other words, only the truly ignorant dare to assume ignorance in others.

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The Illusion and the Reality

Our government has taken the position that all women have an unrestricted right to contraception and abortion on demand and that employers should pay for health insurance that covers these services. This public position is in direct  conflict with the … Continue reading

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Official Prediction

Romney continues to be the leader, but cannot win on a first ballot leading to a brokered convention that chooses a Romney/Santorum ticket. Moderate possibility that Gringrich will be given a prominent cabinet post in the compromise. Ron Paul is … Continue reading

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Non-Profit My Ass!

Planned Parenthood receives one third of its money from government grants and contracts. It receives one sixth of its money from abortion services. Did you notice that? Planned Parenthood actually makes a profit on abortion services. Non-profit my ass!

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