Monthly Archives: February 2010

BUDGET BUSTING LEADERSHIP

It would seem that our leaders have not got the guts to do the job which we elected them to do. With uncharacteristic bluntness, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Congress on Wednesday that the United States could soon … Continue reading

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YOUR LEADERS NEED YOUR SUPPORT

When we review the news and check the budgets of the federal, state, and local government budgets, we hear groans of complaints over budget deficits.  Nonetheless, the average citizen must work until about April 13th to pay all of this year’s taxes (see America Celebrates Tax Freedom Day).  Why … Continue reading

Posted in Citizen Responsibilities

WHY MUST YOU BE INVOLVED IN PUBLIC LIFE? — PART 1

This is the first of four posts that explains why you must be involved in public life.  This post is about courage, and it begins with a shortened recital of a traditional English folk tale. This is a tale we like to tell children. Like most of the old stories … Continue reading

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TEA PARTY KOOL-AID?

What happens when other people disagree with us? Our first thought usually begins this way: “What don’t they understand?” Then we quickly get tend to get angry, defensive, and accusatory. Before we get angry, we should probably try to get … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH ENDING ANOTHER SEXUAL TABOO?

During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama made a promise. This year — this year, I will work with Congress and our military to finally repeal the law that denies gay Americans the right to serve the … Continue reading

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IT IS FOR POWER!

It is an old strategy.  Divide and conquer.  Statesmen and generals do not seek to destroy opponents arrayed mass formations.  Instead they try to tear enemy forces apart and destroy them piecemeal.  Ideally, they split allies apart, turn them against each other, watch … Continue reading

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