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Thoughts on the “other equality” – taking the idea of equality to the point of ridiculousness

Here’s a thought I had: Something that I think is getting out of control is the idea of “equality”.  What’s happened is that equality is being used for other motives than what it was intended for.  As I have said … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the myth of the power of the U.S. President – government stagnation, the “tyranny of blame”, and other things

In a recent conversation I made an interesting statement: “I get a kick out of the power people think the President has.  They think the President can make all these changes, as if he can wave a wand and all the problems … Continue reading

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