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PERSEVERING FOR THE BEST IDEAS

It has become one of my favorite quotes, but that is not because it is easy. Be egalitarian regarding persons. Be elitist regarding ideas. — Peter Kreeft of Boston College (from here) The statement is simple, but the implementation is not. … Continue reading

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SURRENDERING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT? — PART 1

  In our day we are sadly caught in a trap generations the making.  That’s one reason on Saturday we nominated the Republican Party’s Establishment candidate. Ed Gillespie, a former advisor to Mitt Romney and chairman of the Republican National Committee, has been … Continue reading

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THE PURPOSE OF WAR

Who Won? Yesterday evening I googled to see who might have won the Republican firehouse primary for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.  The Washington Post was first with the news, Barbara Comstock wins GOP nomination for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. I suppose I … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR AN EXCUSE TO HATE

Hatred can actually be a pleasant feeling. Otherwise, people would not hate so much. But like an addictive drug, if consumed with uninhibited enthusiasm hatred eats up those who partake of it. Just the same, propagandists find hatred useful. Hence, headlines such … Continue reading

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AN INTRA-PARTY SCUFFLE

On Sunday, I noticed an article in the Washington Times that actually surprised me, Sharp Elbows in Republican primaries, but first a little background. Supposedly, Barbara Comstock is the front-runner in the GOP’s firehouse primary to replace Congressman Frank Wolf.  Her problem? … Continue reading

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