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The Equivalence Fallacy

The Equivalence Fallacy

http://holesinthefoam.us/warningtouscitizens/ “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is” knowledge. ? Franklin D. Roosevelt [slightly paraphrased] The attention given to the different candidates often distracts from the reality that individuals do not govern even though they hold the various offices, parties govern. […]

Two Families

Two Families

www.disneyclips.com    This is written to celebrate family feeling at the time of the Spring Festival. Family ties extend beyond blood relations to all who have touched our hearts and found a home there. This poem commemorates the endurance of bonds formed by loving actions over an extended period.     Most of us belong […]

American Essentials

American Essentials

  quotesgram.com “Ideals are like stars: we will not succeed in touching them with our hands, but like the seafarers on the ocean desert of waters, we choose them as our guides, and following them, we reach our destiny.” Carl Schurz US (German-born) Civil War general & politician (edited for inclusive language)   Many people […]

You’re a False One, Mr. Drumpf!

You’re a False One, Mr. Drumpf!

  http://diaryofamadinvalid.blogspot.com/2016/01/buffoon-for-president-donald-trump.html You’re a false one Mr. Drumpf You’re slippery as an eel. You’re as trusty as a Judas. No more honest than your latest shady deal, Mr. Drumpf! You’re a bully and blowhard, A high volume broadcaster of the terror that you feel! You’re a monster, Mr. Drumpf! Your heart’s a stale and tasteless […]

By February 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Trumpet Summons Us

The Trumpet Summons Us

  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ The recurrent refrain is that Hillary and Bernie are poles apart. The Democratic Party is riven into warring camps. On the one hand, we have a DINO and on the other, we have a Socialist. There is no common ground. Regardless of the implications for the general election, Bernie and Hillary are locked […]

By February 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Flaming Blue Heart – 2016!

Flaming Blue Heart – 2016!

      voteblue.blogspot.com True Blue must win through! Two views collide Wrangling inspirations It’s a primordial clash Venting fears and frustrations Bravely we hold Onto our hopes There is so much at stake Seems freedom’s future Is up against the ropes! Does the public understand? Is it rich fighting poor? Or clan against clan […]

By January 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Way of Thankfulness

The Way of Thankfulness

True happiness resides within you. Most people are searching for happiness outside of themselves. That’s a fundamental mistake. Happiness is something that you are, and it comes from the way that you think. — Wayne Dyer www.123rf.com Thanksgiving is a day we set time aside From much that so many of us just take in […]

By November 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
We Are All French Now! [Nous sommes tous Français maintenant!]

We Are All French Now! [Nous sommes tous Français maintenant!]

www.pintrest.com The atrocious actions of deranged zealots in Paris, France, has once again sounded the trumpet calling all persons of goodwill and noble intent to rally against this wildly improper conduct. The perpetrators were indisputably terrorists i. e., people who use violence and threats to intimidate or coerce others for political purposes. Perhaps these villains […]

By November 16, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
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