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Citizen With Bark On
Thankfully, we only have to think about this sort of thing for three more days, for however the courts decide how it will end, our parts in it will be done; our minds made up as to the question posed in my title. While we may wait anxiously for a...
Not politicians But I'd like to put my finger on that trigger once again And point that gun at all the prideful men All the voyeurs and the lawyers who can pull a fountain pen And put you where they choose With the language that they use And enslave you till you work your youth...
I’ll get to Donald Trump eventually, since there’s an election on. But the question is, first, Do nations need Heroes? Thomas Carlyle, the 19th Century English philosopher answered that question with a resounding “Absolutely.” In 1842 he did a series of lectures entitled “Heroes and Hero-Worship”, explaining why this is so. It...
Every major election since the 1970's, when the winner or loser of the election might have made a difference in America's basic design and future, I asked this question, just to settle in my mind that God still has an interest in our outcome. Imagine how things might have turned...
(Up-dated from our 2016 offering.)            The People of the United States have made it clear that we intend to take back our country;                                The only remaining issue will be whether the...
It's been both a blessing and a curse that America's knowledge of the French Revolution has been so sparse. Even English and Germans of the 19th Century couldn't agree as to what this event from the late 1700s meant to Europe, so other than well known places, like the...
There are actually several stories found here, all of which are pertinent to the matters of just what this coming election is all about. Believe it or not, this story is about why we fight today. First, the lady who wrote these stories was the Principal of Mary B West Special...
What I'll say here applies mostly to America's Baby Boomers, born right after World War II, late 1945, all the way to 1964 (advertising demographers say). That would make the oldest of us 75 (I was born December, 1945) and the youngest, 55-56. And yes, it was Madison Avenue...