Archive for December, 2010
Unfortunately it’s hard giving up your dependence on the kindness of strangers. Fearing Gov. McDonnell’s idea may go national, a group of ‘public’ radio and TV stations have launched a new website that sings the praises of living large on taxpayer dollars. The site is called 170millionamericans.org and refers to the estimated number of people who “interact” with ‘public’ broadcasting each month.
From the reporter’s viewpoint, hiring Muslim chaplains at a Catholic university is a good thing: One pre–modern superstition accommodating another. What could be better? Unless, of course, some fanatic wants an Ishmael and the manger scene on the quad at Christmas.
The fact that it is NOT LEGAL would stop most agencies from boldly forging ahead with plans to grab as much power as is possible for an already near omnipotent government that is out of control and bordering on tyranny.
The natural trajectory of a standard Miguel Perez article is based on the supposition that the befuddled Gringo will now sheepishly admit that he owes a debt of gratitude to the Mexican interloper for “America’s Hispanic heritage.” “ Muchas Gracias, ‘amigo!’”
By Raymond K. Paden
The old man walked slowly through the dry, fallen leaves of autumn, his practiced eye automatically choosing the bare and stony places in the trail for his feet. There was scarcely a sound as he passed, though his left knee was stiff with scar tissue. He grunted occasionally as the tight sinews pulled. Damn chainsaw, he thought.