Archive for February 2020

The Wake Up Call of Getting Old

When I was in my thirty-somethings I wondered why old people were falling and getting injured all the time. Why don’t they look where they’re going? I thought. I said to myself I’d never get like that. Now I have a torn hamstring (sprains heal, tears don’t) from a fall on ice I took a…

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Fidel Castro’s Firing Squads, Atrocities and Crimes

This will make you wonder what Obama would have hoped to become if he were able to stay in office. I don’t believe Hillary is much different. The reason “Progressives” are so enamored of Castro is because they envy his power. If you can just put your political enemies up against a wall and shoot…

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Guns dangerous? Gun Ignorance is dangerous.

Ryan J. Reilly writes for the Huffington Puffington Post. This sort of thing prompted Sean Davis to write: Unfortunately, Reilly is hardly alone in his complete ignorance of how guns work. Our nation is facing an epidemic of gun-related misreporting. As a public service to those who have opinions about guns but don’t really want…

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Reflections on my visit to Masada in 2002

Top of Masada, 2002. You can see the Dead Sea in the background. The Israeli flag is planted roughly at sea level, Dead Sea is 1,237 feet below sea level. This photo was taken by me. From the museum below there’s a cable car to the top of Masada. There are also steps carved into…

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Drivers, Analyticals, Amiables, Expressives

These four words, drivers, analyticals, amiables, expressives, supposedly describe personality types, temperament, disposition, communication style, personal markers of one’s ways of interacting with others and/or with facts and circumstances. Drivers are said to be can-do types, hard charging, quick thinking doers and deciders. They make up their minds and quickly render decisions on most things.…

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George Washington’s Magnificent Letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport, Rhode Island, 18 August, 1790

Today is Washington’s birthday. He was born 288 years ago today. He great letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport, rhode Island is great way to remember this magnificent letter by a magnificent man: To the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island [Newport, R.I., 18 August 1790] Gentlemen. While I receive, with much satisfaction, your…

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Why Socialism Never Works — Why It Always Leads to Poverty

Socialism is a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. Marxism sees socialism as a transitional state between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of Communism. Communism and socialism are not much different. The…

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National Popular Vote Has Terrible Consequences

Think national popular vote (NPV) is a good thing? Well, it isn’t. In fact, it’s a catastrophe wherever it’s implemented. It destroys something the Left claims to care about — diversity. At least if one believes that diversity of opinion and and viewpoints is necessary to the security and well being of a great nation.…

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Only one way for Dems to win in November

From the Ace of Spades blog, Morning Report: The only way they even have a shot is if they outright reject: Green New Deals no bail or jail for criminals a disarmed populace censorship of wrong-think open borders infanticide pre- and post-natal trannies in girls bathrooms legalized heroin national health and everything else they seek…

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