Tag: Society

Ebola! Ebola! Yawn

| October 24, 2014
Ebola! Ebola! Yawn

How is Ebola spread? Two ways; one, by letting anyone exposed to it in West Africa into America when they fly here and, two, by assuming that medical professionals and others who have been exposed to it would quarantine themselves from contact with others once they are here. The latest case is Dr. Craig Spencer, […]

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Climate Change Insanity

| October 24, 2014
Climate Change Insanity

  I went out for a walk today and enjoyed seeing how the autumn leaves are changing color because autumn, simply stated, is one of the four seasons that affects the Earth. It is part of the change that occurs as it has for billions of years. The notion that humans have anything to do […]

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Federal Bureaucrats Misbehave & Taxpayers Are Punished

| October 24, 2014
Federal Bureaucrats Misbehave & Taxpayers Are Punished

  Give The Washington Post credit for its expose that criticizes a large portion of its declining subscriber base: Federal employees. According to the Post, “Tens of thousands of federal workers are being kept on paid leave for at least a month — and often for longer stretches that can reach a year or more […]

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No Ebola Panic Despite Media Hysteria

| October 23, 2014
No Ebola Panic Despite Media Hysteria

  One man has died of Ebola in the U.S. and he came here from Liberia. Two of the nurses that tended him are in intensive care and likely to survive. A third was thought to be infected, but wasn’t. That news has been sufficient to keep most Americans calm as the media has done […]

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Curbing Obama power grabs

| October 23, 2014
Curbing Obama power grabs

The courts and Senate provide no checks and balances. Could a Republican Senate help? You’ve got to admire the sheer audacity: Democratic Senator Mark Begich telling Alaska voters that he stood up to President Obama and fought for oil drilling and jobs in his state. Maybe he had a few chats. But he certainly knew […]

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Democratic Voting Bloc-Heads

| October 20, 2014
Democratic Voting Bloc-Heads

  As this is being written, Rasmussen Reports says that 48% of likely voters approve of President Obama’s performance in office while 50% disapproved. Other polls indicate far more unhappiness with Obama, but in general one must conclude that half the voters are idiots. He is an enormous failure domestically and with his foreign relations. […]

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Ebola the Clown: A CDC Production

| October 20, 2014
Ebola the Clown: A CDC Production

  Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the Center for Disease Control, is sorry. Now instead of one Ebola patient, we have a dead Ebola patient and a newly infected nurse, with a third showing symptoms as she flies about the country. Frieden laments, “I wish we had put [an Ebola containment] team like this on […]

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An American Decline that Must Be Reversed

| October 16, 2014
An American Decline that Must Be Reversed

  The tendency of pundits is to address the decline in American culture and traditional moral values. The concerns addressed include the rather sudden, but widespread embrace of same-sex marriages or calls for the legalization of marijuana so anyone can get high without the fear of arrest. You can probably name a few things you […]

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Justice is immutable, Tyranny is Elastic

| October 16, 2014
Justice is immutable, Tyranny is Elastic

  By Al Cronkrite As our society bounces down ward, flowing this way now and that way a little later, it is difficult to pinpoint exactly what is happening until it has already overwhelmed us. Almost everyone now knows that football stars Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson are guilty of violence within their families; a […]

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Obamacare Forces Retailers to Drop Coverage

| October 14, 2014
Obamacare Forces Retailers to Drop Coverage

  Four years into Obamacare, taxpayers are still discovering ways the ACA is expensive in both tax dollars and damage to the healthcare system. Isn’t it ironic you can sue a doctor for negligence when he damages your health, but you can’t sue politicians for negligence when they damage a healthcare system? Trial lawyers could […]

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