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I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. -- Benjamin Franklin (from here)
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Here is the latest from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Consider that this request for money features only the pictures of Republicans. I guess that is a measure of popularity of the Democrats in Congress. When politicians find that we have no reason … Continue reading
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Is the battle to stop the appointment of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court over? Here is what Delegate Bob Marshall has to say. Senator’s Jim Webb and Mark Warner are getting ready to vote for Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, … Continue reading
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It is hot, and we are in the last days of July. So we move slowly, trying to keep cool. Thus, I sit in my basement, in front of my computer, wondering what is taking me so long to finish … Continue reading