Category Archives: Self responsibility

The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk, on YouTube

I hate to break from my stream of mundane travel blogs on Scotland/Ireland but I just viewed this TED Talk with Elon Musk and I want to share it with you.  If even just 1 or 2 of you view … Continue reading

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Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] Money.  Isn’t that what it’s all about?  The currency of modern day survival?  I would be hard-pressed post-apocalypse to snare, skin, cook, and … Continue reading

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Timberwolves Europe 2013, Dutch Remembrance Day, 4 May.

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[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) I’m not going to be able to keep up with the activity. It is Dutch Remembrance Day today (honoring all war-dead) and we have a ceremony … Continue reading

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Affirmative Action: Is it a Necessity Today?

Originally posted on Black Conservative Independent: The White Sheep of the Black Community:
Many people believe that Affirmative Action is needed in today’s society, I myself think it is no longer relevant or needed. At one point in time is…

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A Frustrated Republican

[Categories: VOTING, POLITICS, CONSERVATISM.] [Following is an email received from a California friend, critical thinker, and frustrated voter.  Feel free to reblog or email his message as you see fit.] Dear Voter  I have had an increasing sense that the … Continue reading

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Careful Reading for Thinkers

[Categories: GUN CONTROL, GAY MARRIAGE, PHILOSOPHY, DEBT] By thinkers I mean YOU. I came across several thoughtful articles on current issues recently that I want to share.  I suggest they be read slowly and carefully, perhaps at bed time where their … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for the Nanny State by Sarah Conly

[Categories: POLITICS, Conservative Thought.] From the pages of the New York Times today: OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR Three Cheers for the Nanny State BY SARAH CONLY Give me a 32-ounce soda or give me death! Seriously? Or, copy and paste this URL … Continue reading

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