July 4th

It's 1:30 in the morning, and July 4th is now technically yesterday. It was a great day, of course; it has been for the past 242 years. Happy Birthday, USA.

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Happy birthday…

Happy birthday to the Bill of Rights. 236 years today. Some of the 10 are looking pretty shaky, I have to admit...but when you consider that they've been under attack in various ways for over 200 years, and yet they still refuse to die, that's pretty impressive. As grim as things may look sometimes, it's... Continue Reading →

Tell me if this doesn't describe where we're at right now in America.

When I win the lottery…

I will buy one of these. Or better yet, that one. Because those things are difficult to find, and even if you did find one, it wouldn’t be as nearly flawless as this one. And I will buy a whole bunch of land out here: And I will build a nifty house, not big, but... Continue Reading →

Truth from Machiavelli

When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred. -- Niccolo Machiavelli

Thoughts on Memorial Day

Well, not on Memorial Day literally, as that's come and gone...but I was catching up on my reading at According To Hoyt, and Sarah's Memorial Day post made me think. (AtH always makes me think, which is what I like most about it.) On Memorial Day, the daily MSN home-page poll asked if you flew... Continue Reading →

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