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WHY CHARACTER MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Yesterday I thought about posting this post, but I needed to get some sleep. So I decided upon this reblog, Due Process of Law, #1: Can a Law be Unlawful?, to introduce the subject. Consider leaders such as those shown above. Why … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT THE MUSLIMS, THE HISPANICS, THE ASIANS, AND SO FORTH?

There is a metaphor that remains popular. That is the vision of the United States as a “melting pot.” I don’t remember exactly when I first heard of this idea. I just know I was in school, and hearing it … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CIVICS? — PART 3

What Kind Of Volunteer Is A Political Activist? As we look around our nation, I hope that at some point we will begin to understand what is missing. How will we learn? I think it will be from volunteers who teach … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CIVICS? — PART 2

An Example Of Civics In Action When we apply what we each believe to be the best principles of civics, we become political activists. That is, for example, what people who are participating in the Tea Party movement are doing. … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CIVICS? — PART 1

Civic Virtue Here is an interesting word. civics (n.)“study of the rights and responsibilities of a citizen,” 1886, originally American English, from civic, by analogy withpolitics (see -ics). Wikipedia has a couple of interesting articles on this subject. Civics includes a Criticism of … Continue reading

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