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The permanent tourniquet

A tourniquet can be a lifesaver when serious bleeding is occurring.  But when the bleeding has stopped — when the source of the problem has been identified, and fixed — you remove the tourniquet.  Otherwise, you risk developing gangrene in the limb that needs the blood supply that you’ve just cut off.  At least, that’s …

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Data Point – Once again, Government is the largest problem

According to Gallup, Government is considered to be the #1 problem as reported by Americans – for 5 of the last 6 years: Over the course of the year, Gallup asks survey respondents this open-ended question: “What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?” WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the third …

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Entering the mind of John Locke – The Purpose of Government

We have almost completely lost the understanding of the purpose of government. Republicans and Democrats alike, fight over policy, but who is right? We have plenty of sources we can look to to find our path to prosperity. And I don’t just mean financially, but morally & spiritually.


Maybe it was because I’d seen Steve’s post in the morning, but today I had one of those Aha! moments where something that never seemed to make sense suddenly did.  And it happened while I was playing Zombie with my grandkids at Homeschool Gym.