Monthly Archives: December 2006

Apathy and Politics

The principle purpose of this blog is to promote informed participation in the political process. Thus public apathy stands out as my primary enemy. To better understand my enemy, I began the new year by googling and yahooing. Unfortunately, apathy … Continue reading

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Fairy Tales

I got this in an email, but I am afraid I do not know exactly where the art work and such originated. My compliments and my apologies to the author.

Posted in political cartoons

Why I Will NOT Support John McCain

George Will has an interesting commentary in the Washington Post’s Outlook section today, “A Retreat on Rationing Free Speech?“. Will discusses a recent court decision relating to the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 and how the news media has … Continue reading

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When will it end?

The controversy over Waldo’s Virginia Political Blogroll continues to be worth a good laugh. Now we have Spank That Donkey feuding with over the supposition that “Conservatives should stick together…” What hilarious analogies these fellows are using! Braveheart? The … Continue reading

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Keeping Families Together

The Washington Times recently ran a four-part series that is worth considering. Part 1 , “U.S. out of love with marriage?” by Cheryl Wetzstein, reviews implications of the changing attitudes toward marriage. Too many young Americans are growing up with … Continue reading

Posted in culture, religion

The Death of a Tyrant

As we reach the end of the year, we have good news here, here, here, and here. Some will say Saddam Hussein’s death was about vengeance, and we should be ashamed; these people are confused. Without striving for justice, we … Continue reading

Posted in Iraq