A Cold Civil War

by Tim Jones5/2/17

Back in January conservative columnist Dennis Prager gave his take on the state of the union – and it was not good. In a piece called America’s Second Civil War, it begins with the following: More » • (728 views)

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The Ministry of Grievances

by Brad Nelson5/1/17

We’re embarking on a bold new path. I’m “democratizing” this place a bit (another way of saying I’m tired of all the work I have to do in the background to post small bits and pieces that people submit). More » • (886 views)

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Forum Play

by Brad Nelson4/30/17

I’ve re-instituting the forums section of this site. You’ll find it here. You can, of course, at any time can click the “Forum” menu item at the far top right of the page on the menubar. More » • (712 views)

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This Day In History: April 19

by Timothy Lane4/18/17

April 19 has a certain historical resonance, some of which may be unknown even to readers here. It’s especially important in terms of civil rights — such as the Second Amendment. More » • (719 views)

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Fly the Friendly Skies

by Brad Nelson4/12/17

You’ve probably all seen the video of the man being “bumped” from a United Airlines flight. David French has an article noting that none of the sides involved (including the passenger) look good. The consensus of the commenters to this article, which I think is a better take, goes something like this: “Yeah, that Asian guy was over-the-top. But if he hadn’t freaked out, little attention would have been brought to this practice of bumping.” More » • (1178 views)

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By Many Other Names…

by Glenn Fairman3/22/17

Who can fully understand the rhythms of life and death, and how they weave their spells upon us – consigning us to the depths and lifting us up into the clouds – often within a twinkling of the mind’s eye? In a sterile wasteland of parched flint More » • (505 views)

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Reflections this side of The Undiscovered Country

by Glenn Fairman2/26/17

The world contains more sorrow than our hearts can bear. And yet, against all reason, we persist in our struggle for love and light. Indeed, it is all about love and loss in this place of fragile humanity More » • (570 views)

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Murdering Philosophy

by Glenn Fairman2/22/17

As any acolyte who earnestly yearns for the golden prize of transcendent philosophical wisdom will attest, the 20th century has not been good for the old girl. Logical positivism, Scientistic empiricism More » • (1047 views)

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Brick and Mordor

by Brad Nelson2/21/17

You know what’s annoying? Waiting in line to pay for something while the guy ahead of me takes five minutes filling out some stupid “club card.” More » • (643 views)

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Self Deception and Evil

by Glenn Fairman2/19/17

The refusal to recognize the fundamental aspects of reality do not absolve us from the laws or authority that governs them, just as stepping off a ledge with the belief that one may not fall will prove catastrophic. Ignorance of the rules of the world can be plead by children, but in adults it is rank insanity. More » • (716 views)

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Springtime for the Leftist in Olympia

by Pat Tarzwell2/7/17

No, it’s not what you think; the groundhog did see his shadow after all.  I went down to Olympia yesterday, (02-06-17), to testify on forced union membership here in Washington, well as it turns out, I signed into the wrong bill number but it did not matter. More » • (531 views)

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A Win for the Constitution

by Brad Nelson2/1/17

Three cheers for Trump. He has apparently kept one of his most vital campaign promises. NRO editors are calling Gorsuch an “originalist” and this nomination to the Supreme Court A Win for the Constitution: More » • (1423 views)

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