Monthly Archives: October 2012

Forward to Compromise And Growth

It seems to me… “Politics, noun.  A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.  The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.”  ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary. The founding fathers of our nation – John Adams, Alexander … Continue reading

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The U.S.’s Energy Future

It seems to me… “Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.”  ~ Dennis Weaver. While President Obama and Mitt Romney, his Republican Challenger, disagree on many topics, energy policies provide … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Gun Control

It seems to me… “America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.”  … Continue reading

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The U.S. Role In A Changing World

It seems to me… “It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts.”  ~ Bill Vaughan, journalist … Continue reading

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The Republican Non-Option

It seems to me… “I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to … Continue reading

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