Monthly Archives: November 2013

Let’s talk

An aphorism I recall declares, “Talk is cheap.” Extending that thought, my friend Jack says, “Better well done than well said.” Liberals talk a lot about how to attempt solutions for real or perceived social problems. That’s preferable to them … Continue reading

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Perpetuating “the pain”

Rational, courageous people who have faced great physical and emotional distress conquer their fears and despair by rallying inner strength—they contract with themselves to personally overcome the bad past by concentrating on improving their lives rather than publicly blaming others … Continue reading

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Crony Capitalism- A book review

In his 1776 booklet “Common Sense,” Thomas Paine distinguished the origins of society and government with these comparisons: “Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the … Continue reading

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Disabled WAVE Transit

This past September David Morrison, Wilmington StarNews “disability concerns” columnist, writing under the title “Endless Options,” described a WAVE Transit program known as Dial-A-Ride Transportation; DART for short. He reviewed detailed policies of a project for people “who may have … Continue reading

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School teachers’ out-to-lunch

Good news for school kids in North Carolina: their learning will be disrupted during most of the month of November—thanks to some teachers. Beginning on November 4 groups of malcontents will “walk-in” to schools wearing red T-shirts to protest against … Continue reading

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Film and finance fakery

Film and stage art producers can find plenty of intrigue and emotion in stories about politics, especially the always popular (but mistaken) “class warfare”—rich people getting richer at the expense of “middle and working class…victims,” promoted by envying leftists. For … Continue reading

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