Category Archives: Social Commentary

The wishful thinking that just will not die

Lindisfarne To Sandy Hook: The Tragedy of Wishful Thinking. In the wake of the horrific shootings in Newtown last Friday, I made the mistake of trying to engage a Facebook “friend” (actually more of a distant acquaintance) with actual facts … Continue reading

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Socialism as Religion

Socialism as Religion. This excellent article captures much of what I have long objected to about socialism.  As described in the writings of its own founders, it was intended from the very beginning as a substitute for revealed religion in … Continue reading

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Sad, but true

Dennis Prager writes about the cancellation of an NFL game due to a snowstorm and relates it to the “wussification” of America: Sadly, this risk-averse/avoid-pain mindset is overtaking America. Anything that entails risk is to be avoided and, when possible, … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day thoughts

When I came of age in the mid 70s, the country was still reeling from the effects of the very nasty national debate that had taken place over the war in Vietnam.  To be brutally honest, at the time I … Continue reading

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The Multiculturalism Myth

The best line is “It takes a high IQ to evade the obvious.” The Cult of Multiculturalism – Thomas Sowell – National Review Online.

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Obama and the Evil Squatters

In a new column Obama and the Evil Squatters, Robin of Berkeley makes the observation of what has become of her hometown as a result of its almost total secularization: And yet, why don’t residents see the obvious: that’s there’s … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

Big government has become a big, waddling, sluggish beast, ever ready to boss you around, but not able to perform useful functions at anything but a plodding pace. It needs to be slimmed down and streamlined, so that it can … Continue reading

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