Daily Archives: July 24, 2011

God, Knowledge, and the Fuzzy Zone

God, Knowledge, and the Fuzzy Zone The way you set things up makes a lot of difference. The outcome, and how you get there are greatly influenced when you define things a certain way. First, let’s define God. Big topic, … Continue reading

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The National Road, a Metaphor for Today’s Politics

The coach driver knew he had an important passenger that day in 1842, and was told to make a point to the former president who was seeking reelection as he travelled just beyond Indianapolis in Plainfield. President Martin Van Buren’s … Continue reading

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A Dialogue on the Media

Jim: I think the media in whole general should be, and in general is, a bell curve of politics, with the big hump in the middle. You tend to be on the left side of it, I slightly left, but … Continue reading

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On Obama’s USA Today Column

JP, regarding Obama’s editorial in USA Today, July 21: http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/forum/2011-07-21-obama-debt-ceiling-debate_n.htm Well, what always annoys me is his “both sides are at fault” shtick, is the fact that the vast majority of our budget problems are due to two things: the … Continue reading

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Hot Time, Summer

Here in the DFW area, we are having one of the hottest summers ever. It is routinely well over 100 degrees every day. Nobody goes outside except for a few minutes. I wake up early to  mow the lawn. No … Continue reading

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