John Lennon Knew My Name
Life meanders. We take so many paths and roads, and I have often wondered how much import our given name has. When I was preparing for each child I carried within me, I took a long time choosing a name for them. And as I look at my children today, each one looks like their name. Some parents give their children the names of great kings or queens. Do these children feel an onus to live up to that name? Alexander and Victoria, for example, are regal names. My own first name had been a bane for me until I went to college… Read on
Aliens live among us
I have no doubt that aliens live among us, have you taken a good look at your neighbors lately? What is that strange panel in the front yard, and what is living in that pond on the other side of the berm? Baby aliens? Space chickens maybe? Does a space chicken cluck? Do they taste good with barbecue sauce? That’s a silly question we all know everything tastes good with chard on barbecue sauce. And those things growing in your neighbor’s front yard, are you sure they are zucchini, and not body snatching pods?
A Republic if We Can Keep It
A Bountiful Politics of Principle and Purpose for America and all Americans
By Larry Conley
This examines the founding and framing principles and purposes of the American Republic and their continuing application in today’s political and social context and controversies. The thesis is “We know what to do and why we should do it. This is not a task for politicians alone nor for private citizens or groups of citizens. It is a joint venture in which We, the people, must give our consent to governance on the basis of just powers and relentlessly assure that those elected or appointed to positions of political authority act in the interests of governance of the people, by the people and for the people…Read On
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