May 2015

Three Thoughts on the Catholic Church.

May 10, 2015

“Civilization will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest” ― Émile Zola The Roman Catholic Church traces its history back two millennia. It celebrates its tradition and constancy in the face of passing social fads – at least that’s the way the Church sees […]

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Really? – 5.7.15 – Taxes, Trump, Canadian Conservatives Canned, Gays 1 Evangelicals 0, Phyllis’s Phillipics.

May 7, 2015

“The money was all appropriated for the top in the hopes that it would trickle down to the needy. Mr. Hoover didn’t know that money trickled up. Give it to the people at the bottom and the people at the top will have it before night, anyhow. But it will at least have passed through […]

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Republican False Advertising on Tax Rates.

May 5, 2015

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have” ― Socrates. Ben Carson announced his presidential run with an elegant little speech in hometown Detroit. He celebrated his lack of political experience as an advantage. Indeed, he is the rare candidate with a legitimate claim to being […]

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Handicapping the GOP Field, Before We Even Know the Final Line Up.

May 3, 2015

“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career” ― George Bernard Shaw. Some candidates are in. Some candidates have promised to be in. And some putative candidates will demur. Regardless let’s handicap the GOP field. (Note: I have broken the field down into various categories. Where the […]

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