Noah Webster Call Your Office

Today language is being abused. Communication is much more difficult when words are misused or the actual meaning is not understood. One is reminded of the words written by Eric Blair in his classic attack on totalitarian countries like Stalin’s Russia, Hitler’s Germany and other left wing dictatorships: War is…

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American Exceptionalism

It is depressing to note the abysmal ignorance of history among people who have graduated from high school since the 1980’s. Occasionally this is pointed out during street interviews with people wandering about US cities. I am always pleasantly surprised when some hapless interviewee gets World Wars I and II…

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On Continuing Education

Before we dig in let’s review the latest machinations of our maniacal leader President Trump which are almost certainly moving the world closer to an apocalyptic end, maybe even faster than the predictions about anthropogenic global climate change. Welllll… When we turned on our televisions recently there was footage of…

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Ignorance + Arrogance = Progressive Governance

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more bizarre. Hilliary publicly excoriates Trump for using his Presidency to “enrich himself” and lowering the ethical standards of the Presidency. She manages this (a) without tripping and falling and (b) with a straight face. Chutzpah on steroids! She of cattle futures…

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Has Morality Become Relative?

In an earlier post it was noted that the French Revolution marked the time in history when moral authority became disconnected from the operation of government. The rise of Communism was driven by this notion. VI Lenin was an amoral man and his godchild Joseph Stalin continued that trajectory. Every…

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