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Situational Respect for the Dead

This morning I open Drudge and read: “Dems Block Resolution to Honor Lady Thatcher…” And, ”Police fear ‘death parties’ will disrupt…” And, “ Protesters to line street, ‘turn backs’ on casket…” Finally, “BBC chief refuses to ban broadcast of ‘Ding Dong The Witch is Dead’… In my last blog I expressed shock and dismay at the death of a thirteen-month…

The Depths of Cultural Depravity

I’m an early baby boomer, and the country has changed dramatically in my lifetime. I, like many, ignore the positives; advances in medical science and development of the computer and internet to name two notable examples. However, I’ve observed other changes not so positive. Today’s political environment troubles me; I write about it often on this blog. The deterioration…

The GOP: Delusional, Schizophrenic or Just Plain Stupid?

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Another day of political news reports. Another day of flip-flops, ridiculously late recognition of the obvious and disjointed and dispiriting dribble from the Grand Old Party. Geez…can they possibly be this mindless and out of touch? Yes, me thinks. Where in the world to start? There’s enough material for a whole season’s worth of political…

It’s Time for Conservatives to Suspend Rational Thought

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Beware, Plato and Aristotle; your legacies will soon be the objects of attack and ridicule by progressive politicians and their lapdog media. Logical thought is no longer in vogue. No doubt Plato and Aristotle were knuckle-dragging conservatives. “Low information voters” are the least of our problems; even if provided information, a growing majority of our…

An Open Letter to Republican Congressmen and Senators

Known to a dwindling number of us outside the Beltway and, hopefully you, our Constitution guides our Republic, and, for the most part, it has successfully held our country together since 1787. Some politicians and circumstances have led the country astray, but we’ve always managed to come ‘home’ to the wisdom and insight of the men who,…