Monthly Archives: April 2015

Now Liberals Believe in ‘Love Whooping’

CorporalPunishmentby Jerry Richardson4/30/15
For years before the pediatrician Benjamin Spock peddled his unbiblical and bogus advice on child discipline to the world, successful parents adhered to the biblical admonition that More » • (1828 views)

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Marbles and Mumblety Peg

pocket-knife-gameby Jerry Richardson4/29/15
Boys are very different from girls. “Well, Captain Obvious,” you say, “tell us something we don’t know.”  But I’m not sure that the truth just spoken is so obviously known in today’s modern roll-your-own-gender world. More » • (2286 views)

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For Love of Children

BeautyAndBeastby Anniel4/29/15
I chose for several years to work one day a week as a volunteer librarian for three classes at the elementary school my children attended. It was a lot of work, a lot of fun, and I learned much about children’s literature from the children themselves. More » • (2699 views)

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The Chalkboard Walk and Parisian Geography

EiffelTowerby Deana Chadwell4/28/15
My brain stores strange things.  I know that the Beauvais Cathedral in France was never finished because, at 158 feet tall, its architecture extended beyond the strengthening physics of the flying buttress.  It collapsed three times. More » • (835 views)

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Indispensible Dichotomies

Face2by Deana Chadwell4/28/15
Whether we’re dealing with congressional politics, or religious diversity, or moral issues, it seems we end up in a morass so sludge-filled with sodden thinking that we make no progress. We slog along with phrases like “reach across the aisle,” or “your truth is not my truth,” More » • (1933 views)

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For All We Know, “There Be Dragons”

FinancialCollapse2by Cato   4/27/15
Ron Paul, John Hussman, David Stockman, and many other doomsday forecasters have one thing in common.  They are all focused on the financial architecture of the world in 2015.  They believe the financial structure cannot endure in its present form More » • (1143 views)

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Love of Nature

TreeHugger2by Jerry Richardson4/26/15
Environmentalists seem to think they have a monopoly on love of nature. They don’t. Anyone who has grown-up, as I did, on a farm, surrounded by nature, loves and appreciates and understands, but doesn’t WORSHIP nature. More » • (3873 views)

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Clintons Selling Out America

BillAndHillaryby Tim Jones4/26/15
Between Peter Schweizer’s book Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich and the New York Times story “Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal” it looks like the curtain behind the Clinton machine More » • (913 views)

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Pyschological Enabling

by Timothy Lane   4/25/15

Theodore Dalrymple has a new book out, Admirable Evasions: How Psychology Undermines Morality, which Mona Charen reviews in the April 20 National Review. (I can imagine some liberals, if they notice it, commenting on the fact that this was Hitler’s birthday.) My comments here are based on her review. More » • (938 views)

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Grapes of Wrath, Route 66, and a Big Steak

Route66by Jerry Richardson4/23/15
The year I was born, 1939, John Steinbeck in his novel Grapes of Wrath gave the nickname The Mother Road to what was then officially Route 66. More » • (2038 views)

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Spineless Leaders Have Infiltrated The Military

PinkPumpsby Patricia L. Dickson4/23/15
Liberalism has succeeded in infiltrating US military, America’s last bastion of discipline, honor and respect. Liberals have succeeded in destroying the family, education, the economy and just about everything they set their sights on. More » • (1723 views)

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Sunset: Roses

SunsetRosesSuggested by Brad Nelson • With its lush photography showcasing over 350 roses, plus a gallery of choices hand-picked by Sunset experts, this is the resource book for rose fanciers. The illustrations and splendid color photos of rose varieties make this a good picture book as well as a good “How To” book.
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