Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Easy Way Out

People speak of politics as if it is a political spectrum or continuum.  They talk about the left and right.  They talk about the far left and the far right, and occasionally, someone talks about the middle.  In an earlier … Continue reading

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The Price of Historical Ignorance

We live in a world where history texts are regularly being revised to meet the demands of special interest groups or various political constituencies.  We live in a world where one can easily find alternative accounts of history at the … Continue reading

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Don’t Blink

Kenny Chesney does a great version of the song, Don’t Blink.  If you’ve never heard it, at least check out the lyrics.  It is a poignant commentary about the way life seems to fly by, in the blink of an eye.  … Continue reading

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