Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Banality of Banning

The government attempted to ban abortion. The government attempted to ban alcohol. The government attempted to ban amphetamines. The government attempted to ban gas prices rising. The government attempted to ban marijuana. The government attempted to ban heroin. The government … Continue reading

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Cogito, ergo sum-An Explanation of Conflicting Truths

There are two very real possibilities concerning the Kavenaugh Supreme Court conflict. One is that Kavenaugh did indeed sexually assault Ms. Ford in high school while both were seriously drunk. Another is the possibility that Ms Ford and even possibly  … Continue reading

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Bread, Circuses, Dogs and Ponies

I am hard pressed to determine if the Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearing is best described by Juvenal’s ancient ” bread and circuses” or the more modern “dog and pony show.” The following definitions are borrowed from Wikipedia but seem spot … Continue reading

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Mark Twain – Still Relevant

I was trying to find a particular Mark Twin quote this rainy day, which I sadly never found, but instead rediscovered these lines over 100 years after their writing. Lines are that are still remarkably true. The more things change … Continue reading

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Class Action Supreme Court Process

It seems to me that the Democrats are employing a strategy often used in the filing of class action law suits as a part of the current Supreme Court nomination process. In class action law suits a potential problem is … Continue reading

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The Mandela Effect

I used to say ” Lies, damn lies, and statistics and although still quite true I now believe that it should be liars, damn liars and politicians. It is becoming obvious that a disease previously prevalent and largely limited to … Continue reading

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Cans of Worms

Right now there are a lot of United States Senators and Representatives, judges, other public officials and etc who are considering the possible ramifications of opening the can of worms containing their own behavior in high school and college. I … Continue reading

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A Hobson’s Choice

Although certainly not in the position of wishing to defend Nancy Pelosi or for that matter virtually any in congress. It should be noted that when  an elected official receives information that makes, at the time, reasonable even if unverifiable, … Continue reading

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Chaos Is Just A State Of Mind

The sun rises and sets. The winter turns to summer. The winds blow one way and another. The tide comes in and the tide goes out. And yet the world remains Politics Politicians Political parties Politically plotting and planning And … Continue reading

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School Suspensions; The Good The Bad and The Ugly

Recently our local paper opined that student suspensions from school harm education and for an individual student I agree that may be true. The editorial writer was particularly shocked and dismayed  that kindergartners and 1st graders were occasionally suspended while … Continue reading

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