Tag Archives: politics

BAIT, SWITCH, OR KILL SWITCH?

Spending other people’s money can be such a thrill, particularly when there is lots of it to spend. On the other hand, when somebody else is spending your money, it is not so much fun. So it is good to … Continue reading

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GOD-GIVEN RIGHTS AS OPPOSED TO “All These Rights”

AMUSING NONSENSE has an interesting post I hope to reply to here on my blog on Monday.  That post is All These Rights. Here is how it begins. Today I wanted to address the second part of this comment left by Citizen … Continue reading

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FOR VETERANS DAY: THE SOLDIER, THE CITIZEN, AND THE SIN OF PRIDE

I am in the process of reading a book about Sir Winston Churchill. For the most part, what I know about Churchill relates to his role as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. Churchill’s Empire by … Continue reading

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WHAT IS AT STAKE ON ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014? — PART 2

In Part 1 of this little series, we considered a specific example, one that involves the failure of our leaders to protect the lives of the people of this country. What we did not consider is what motivates our leaders to … Continue reading

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WHAT IS AT STAKE ON ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014? — PART 1

stake (n.2) “that which is placed at hazard,” 1530s, from stake (v.). Perhaps literally “that which is put up,” from notion of “post on which a gambling wager was placed,” though OED points out there is “no evidence of the … Continue reading

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