Monthly Archives: March 2012

Economic Recovery

It seems to me… “Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.”  ~ John F. Kennedy. Despite all the political rhetoric to the contrary, … Continue reading

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Ideological Purity

It seems to me… “The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning.  The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma.”  ~ Jose Serrano. Am I missing something?  Do I not … Continue reading

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Energy Generation

It seems to me… “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy.  What a source of power!  I hope we don’t have to wait ’til oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”  ~ Thomas Edison (1847–1931). … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform

It seems to me… “One in seven Americans, including more than 8 million children, does not have even basic healthcare coverage.” ~ Dave Reichert. Republican Presidential candidates are highly critical of what they derisively label as “Obamacare” and twenty-six states are … Continue reading

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The Decline Of Marriage

It seems to me… “Bigamy is having one wife too many.  Monogamy is the same.”  ~ Oscar Wilde. Last August, a blog I posted supporting traditional marriage (https://lewbornmann.wordpress.com/2011/08/25/in-defense-of-marriage/) received more comments than any other of my postings and resulted in … Continue reading

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Poor And Uneducated

It seems to me… “By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation’s prosperity for generations yet unborn.”  ~ … Continue reading

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Job Creation

It seems to me… “Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress.”  ~ Kim Campbell. We have created very few new … Continue reading

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