Society

With due respect to Robin Eubanks and Robert Heinlein

by Skip August 2, 2014

During our second segment of GrokTALK! this morning, we talked with Robin Eubanks:  “author of  Credentialed to Destroy — Robin S. Eubanks — calls in to update us on state and globally directed education”reform,” what they call competency based education.”   We discussed how the impending curriculum of Common Core and newest iteration of CBE really […]

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Yesterday was my Mother’s 101st birthday…

by Tim Condon May 15, 2013

…she made it to 99. We lost her almost two years ago. Thanks for everything, Mom. I love you. And so…that brings me to another subject. Let’s talk about our society today. A society and culture in an age of narcissism….

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Guest Post by Susan Carroll, Rochester 912 – “Lie after Lie”

by Skip March 1, 2013

Yes, tonite is Guest Post nite – and can be almost any night.  We try to have new and interesting content on the ‘Grok each and every day – but we Groksters all have full time jobs and full time families (to whom are are grateful in allowing us to soldier on in the fight […]

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Ramirez on target…

by Susan Olsen December 28, 2012
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Data Point – Govt doesn’t like you giving your money away without getting a cut

by Skip November 22, 2012

Sounds like the Mafia, right – “a cut”.  But what other takeaway can there be to this but that Govt wants us to be less charitable – but they want more: In 2012: you can give a tax-free gift of up to $13,000 per person. If you’re married, you and your spouse can each make […]

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Another Plague On Marriage (and the culture..?)

by Steve MacDonald April 2, 2011

Pornography is an addiction. The pleasure derived from it is neurochemical, no different than any other pharmaceutical high. Men are particularly susceptible. And the culture continues to shift towards a society where porn is like aspirin. Cheap, readily available, and an acceptable daily supplement for whatever ails you. But it is no less destructive to the consumer (I’m not addressing the affects inside the industry here) than any of the other declining cultural ‘advances’ of the past few decades.

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