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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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From time-to-time we must catch up with what others are writing. Such is one of those times for me. News/Editiorials 200,000 in Va. may lack proper ID needed to vote (www.washingtonpost.com) – This story now begins with this correction. Correction: An … Continue reading
News/Editiorials Don’t Give the Masters of the Universe Their Amnesty (www.nationalreview.com) – This article by Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) begins as an exhortation on the subject of amnesty for illegal aliens. Then it progresses to an analysis of how what C.S. … Continue reading
We began this series this morning (part 1). Based upon one of the comments (from Rob Barkman at August 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm), before we consider the different alternatives ways we might try to obey Jesus’ command to love … Continue reading
While I drive to work or on road trips, I often study the Bible. Interspersed with appropriate readings of chapters from the King James Bible I listen to Dr. J. Vernon McGee’s five-year series, Thru The Bible. For most part I have found listening … Continue reading
Voting American is one of the more energetic political blogs. Nonetheless, we all need encouragement. So when samiam60‘s spirits start flagging, he wrote The End of the Road for Voting American Blogs. Fortunately, various commenters rallied around . In the midst of several videos, for example, swissdefenceleague offered … Continue reading