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The Test We Must Pass

The Test We Must Pass

http://www.notable-quotes.com/v/voting_quotes.html [Adapted from The Guy in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow to emphasize the civic duty and historic consequences of voting.]   Before we vote how we want in our struggle to choose, And feel like kingmakers for a day, We should sit in our homes and think on old truths, And ponder what they […]

By October 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Why is this Happening?

Why is this Happening?

  https://makeameme.org/meme/black-lives-matter-k84h5a “The wind of change is blowing, and we see in our day and our age a significant development. Victor Hugo said on one occasion that there is nothing more powerful in all the world than an idea whose time has come. In a real sense, the idea whose time has come today is […]

Citizens All; Always!

Citizens All; Always!

        http://www.sheknows.com/living/slideshow/list/3447/patriotic-quotes/patriotism-is-not An essay, on patriotic citizenship rather than corrosive partisanship, in honor of America’s 240th Anniversary. America is much more than a geographical fact.  It is a political and moral fact – the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.  ~Adlai […]

Frenzy, Females, and Freedom of Expression, Part 3 of 3

Frenzy, Females, and Freedom of Expression, Part 3 of 3

  “Of all the religions in the world, perhaps the religion of liberty is the only faith capable of purity.” Tiffany Madison thebilzerianreport.com “The champions of Enlightenment ideals have a multifaceted challenge. First, they must recommit to these ideals and resume working for their implementation to the benefit of every member of society. Second, they […]

By February 13, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Let Americans be Americans Again!

Let Americans be Americans Again!

lisazlandis.wikispaces.com   Let Americans be Americans again. Let them dream once more the dream that made us see. Let true patriots arise and renew America’s claim To being the home of the brave and the land of the free Let Americans recall the Framers’ aims— Let them build that bountiful land we swear to love […]

From Gethsemane to Guantanamo

From Gethsemane to Guantanamo

Recently I saw an article in the newspaper, on Page A19, beneath the fold. Intrigued by the headline, I began to read, and soon my attention was totally riveted. The print article was short, but there was a link to the paper’s online edition which elaborated on the tale. The story that captured my attention […]

Boycott Black Thursday!

Boycott Black Thursday!

https://www.facebook.com/boycottblackthursday   Once upon a time in America, we were citizens and patriots. Now some would have us content ourselves with being consumers and patsies. We live in what was once called the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. Have we so forgotten our heritage and the premises and promises that […]

By October 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Disagreement and Progress in Politics

Disagreement and Progress in Politics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Graham%27s_Hierarchy_of_Disagreement1.svg “Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government” Thomas Jefferson As the United States lurches forward in the second decade of the 21st century, many problems confront the nation and its citizenry. Various informed and uninformed people emphasize one or another of these problems as the first priority or […]

By October 26, 2013 10 Comments Read More →
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