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LITMUS TEST

Moderation in all things. — Terence (from here) I have a commenter, novascout (or scout, depending upon his mood), who is confused about litmus tests. litmus test (noun) Chemistry. the use of litmus paper or solution to test the acidity … Continue reading

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CANDIDATE PROFILE: CARLY FIORINA

One of my most astute commenters, Keith DeHavelle, likes Carly Fiorina. There is no trace of liberal in Carly’s recent speeches and discussions. Nor was she ever a leftist or progressive, it seemed to me. Rather, there were instances in … Continue reading

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THE FIRST AND SECOND REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES — UPDATE

UPDATE:  Found an active link => Republican Presidential Debate – 6 August – Fox News ORIGINAL COMMENTARY Frankly, I am a bit annoyed the 2016 presidential election is already getting this much airtime.  Why? I am supposed to be something … Continue reading

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THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY (Posted 3rd Time)

Reason for latest repost:  This comment: mastersamwisesays: July 23, 2015 at 7:34 pm You would rely on the charity of a people that Alexis De Tocqueville described as practicing “self interest rightly understood?” It is an inescapable aspect of human … Continue reading

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RERUN: WHAT DO THE WORD “GAY” AND THE REBEL FLAG HAVE IN COMMON WITH HERESY?

Note:  I originally published this post on April 8, 2014.  Due to current events, the post has been getting quite a few hits.  So, to make it easy, here it is. A Book Review I just finished reading A World on … Continue reading

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