Category Archives: Political Correctness

Obstruct, Slow, and Payback Is a Mirror

Saw some Facebook posts this morning about Democrats and paying back Republicans on presidential nominees. How the party was going to obstruct and slow all nominees. Strangely highly partisan websites from both parties manage to agree this is going to … Continue reading

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Arguments cannot be answered by personal abuse; there is no logic in slander, and falsehood, in the long run, it defeats itself.”

The above quote by Ingersol is a capsule view of what happened in this election. This 2016  United States election  is not the Apocalypse although I will concede that the hyperbolic press, a youthful electorate that never studied history,  and … Continue reading

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Trust

The problem of this election is not one of demagoguery, personal accusations and ill manners, it is one of trust. Who can we trust? Can we trust the candidates as both have shown the ability to lie at will? Can … Continue reading

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Fences

When it comes to fences both mental and physical two things always come to mind, first Chesterton who says in, ” “The Drift from Domesticity”: In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain … Continue reading

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Elbert Hubbard Not Just for Historians

Elbert Hubbard is a little known American writer who died in 1915 but his writings still provide a window on modern America. Here are some selected Hubbard quotes that I feel provide instruction for living even today. Old Age: Do … Continue reading

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River Dwellers the New Homeless?

The Headline in the Des Moines Register is “River Dwellers Face Eviction.” In what is now an annual or semi-annual affair the City of Des Moines is removing housing and trash placed on public and private land near Downtown Des … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill on the Modern Condition

I believe I would have liked to have had a conversation with Winston Churchill and here’s why, in his own words. Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.” Winston Churchill: “Madam you are ugly but in the morning I will be … Continue reading

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