Monthly Archives: July 2017

Democrats in need of reality

A recent editorial headline in the Wilmington StarNews (print edition) caught my attention: Democrats in need of a new strategy. (Link below) The Editorial Board made some good points, but in my opinion they missed the main one. Democrats don’t … Continue reading

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Who fights for us?

The following essay (slightly edited by me) by Evan Sayet published at Townhall on July 13, 2017 is worth reading for those who think our current president  lacks “docorum.” Mr. Sayet reflects my feelings; the hell with decorum we’re in … Continue reading

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Liberalism and internal wars against Americans

Some American history scholars may dispute this assessment, but in my lifetime we’ve had at least two periods of internal warfare: a Civil Rights War in the 1960s and a Cultural War during the 21st century. Actually, it appears that … Continue reading

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Historical ignorance and bias

An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. __ Credited to Alexander Solzhenitsyn   Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne begins a recent commentary with some patriotic platitudes and ends with arrogant impatience. He writes, … Continue reading

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Climate science and politics

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light…. ___Max Planck, German physicist An OP/ED commentary recently sent to the Washington Post and reprinted in the Wilmington, N. C. StarNews accuses President … Continue reading

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Why “toxic partisanship” can’t be detoxified

A prominent article in the “Review” section this past weekend in the Wall Street Journal caught my eye. Amanda Ripley of the “Emerson Collective” wrote under the headline, “America, Meet America.” The subhead read, “How can we get past today’s … Continue reading

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Media Thump on Trump

Media people can’t believe that a New York City “salesman…showman…hustler” has bested them. But they just can’t help themselves; they continue to criticize and attack him, stupidly like a kid repeatedly hitting a hornet’s nest with a stick. Recently, I … Continue reading

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