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Independence Day – Observed

We just passed July 4th, what most people the world over consider American Independence Day. (That’s independence from the British Crown, for those currently in public school.)

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“I Used To Be A Normal Person”

As a man [or woman], I used to think I was pretty much just a regular person, but I was born white, into a two-parent household which now, whether I like it or not, makes me “Privileged”,  a racist & responsible for slavery.


Quick Thought: caution to the rubes: it’s “assimilation”

Normally I’d title this under Notable Quote but hopefully a Quick Thought will do it: When you progressives say “public-private partnership,” we liberals hear “public-private conspiracy.” -Deidre McCloskey ( Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All) And she means “Classic Western Liberalism” when she says “liberals”. …

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The problem isn’t Gun control, it is SELF-control

Again, the chasm between the Left and the Right on this issue is enormous. It can’t and won’t be solved until the root problem is finally admitted to, recognized, and acknowledged. But, I fear, it won’t because it really isn’t about Gun control as the Left is yammering.