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What an Honest Progressive Would Do

“I would rather get away from that whole idea of clocks. We all want progress. But progress means getting nearer to the place where you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turning, then to go forward … Continue reading

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“Fellows, come over here and gather around. Doss wants to pray for us.”

True and inspiring story of a Conscientious Objector awarded the Medal Of Honor in World War II. Corporal Desmond Doss, the lanky medic, cringed inside.  This was not what he had meant when he’d suggested prayer to Lieutenant Goronto.  Faced … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Louis XV Budget

Five days before his inauguration, President-elect Barack Obama told the Washington Post that entitlement reform could no longer be kicked down the road. He then spent the next two years kicking — racking up $3 trillion in new debt along … Continue reading

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Republicans are Weak on Farm Subsidies

Excerpt: And it is hard to see how anyone can claim to be a fiscal conservative while supporting $15–35 billion per year in government spending that largely goes to a group of people with incomes above the national average. Farm … Continue reading

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Space double: Astronaut twins to join up in orbit

Why is this a big deal to me? Mark graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY.  His brother Scott graduated from the New York Maritime Academy, NY. I also graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings … Continue reading

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Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind (The Macmillan Company, 1936, 862 pages, by Margaret Mitchell) With so many reviews, discussion sites, a movie and a sequel devoted to this classic you may wonder what more I can contribute to the understanding and … Continue reading

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