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Pushing Back…Peacefully

The group alleged to have plotted to wage war on the Federal Government has asked for public defenders.  Not that they are not entitled.  That the principle of a fair trial trumps the particulars of the alleged offense was best … Continue reading

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Mighty Good Hog

A fellow was talking to one of his old farmer friends.  Both were leaned against a fence looking out over the farmer’s field in which there were several hogs.  The visitor said, “Mighty fine hogs you got there.” The farmer … Continue reading

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When Wishes Come True

The health care bill passed the House last night.  From a country that risked occasional dalliances with socialism, we have become one that embraces its core principles warmly.  As test pilots used to say after a colossal mistake, we have … Continue reading

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Health Care Calamity

Unless the heavens intervene, Congress is about to enact the most damaging piece of legislation ever produced by this once august body.  Government health care appears set to become a reality. Lest my friends in favor of health care think … Continue reading

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Recovery?

I was shaking my head just yesterday at how readily some people have been swallowing the “stimulus saved us” story.  From what I can gather, those figures include almost exclusively public service jobs.  Assuming that is true, the 650,000 “jobs” … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Reason Snatchers

I just plain cannot stomach news shows.  When I was a kid, I watched Huntley and Brinkley with my grandfather.  Though most of the content escaped me, I remember the opening classical music and the elegance and dignity of the … Continue reading

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An Unholy Alliance

A guy goes to the doctor, who draws blood 56 times for tests.  When he returns to hear the diagnosis, the doctor tells him he is anemic. Any number of pundits have used similar logic to announce their diagnosis of … Continue reading

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