Category Archives: Morality

We Are Not Their Lapdog

A few weeks ago, the US news media was consumed with coverage of one event.  It did not pertain to Yemen or Syria, Bahrain or Jordan.  Rather the US media, and indeed many international venues, focused on the the national … Continue reading

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Collective Bargaining Rights: Who Needs Them?

THIS IS A REPOST FROM APRIL- Despite the fact that Nicaragua has invaded Costa Rica (a subject the mass media continues to largely ignore), I’m going to address another contemporary issue: the battle against collective bargaining rights. At present the … Continue reading

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Left and Right, Back and Forth

I recently read a letter to the editor in a small midwestern newspaper where the writer of the letter offered a complaint about demands that the rich pay an equal or higher tax rate than the poor.  The author’s argument … Continue reading

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What To Do About Regulation In The US

Listening to the radio yesterday, I heard a sound bite from a republican congresswoman who claimed that government enforced regulations on such things as food safety were stifling the economy.  I understand that she feared for the the well being … Continue reading

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We Are Not Their Lapdog

A few weeks ago, the US news media was consumed with coverage of one event.  It did not pertain to Yemen or Syria, Bahrain or Jordan.  Rather the US media, and indeed many international venues, focused on the the national … Continue reading

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Germany Takes The Lead

Several days ago, Germany announced that it will close all of its nuclear power plants by the year 2022.  This was a massive reversal considering Chancellor Merkel had recently agreed to extend the lives of several nuclear plants.  But after … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

In 1979, the USSR invaded Afghanistan in an effort to support the communist regime of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.  The USSR finally extracted itself from Afghanistan in 1989, after nearly 15,000 casualties and no clear victory.  Without the Russians … Continue reading

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The Latest Testament: Messages to America, Part II

So what if the people who eagerly awaited the end of the world considered another possibility: natural disasters and the repeated failures of mankind are not acts of God, but they are warnings.  The earthquake in Haiti killed many, because … Continue reading

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The Latest Testament: Messages to America

The people who disregard the Biblical directive of human stewardship of the planet encourage the destruction of natural lands for the extraction of oil.  In order for them to see the error of their ways God allowed the BP oil … Continue reading

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