A new can of worms

Why are many people in a swivet over the Freedom of religion and conscience act that was recently signed in Indiana, I don't recall any such furor when Michigan enacted a similar law.                 A reading says that government shall not force...

Scribbles & Bits 131: Initiation

The garden path Easy route Looks to Chose Lesser Things over First principles Begins the Woeful End  "When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased."  C.S. Lewis The Challenge

Tuesday Deception?

Once upon a time those on the "in" said that there was no difference those on the "in" encourage free and easy no attachments Yet Why Why so unsatisfying? Before the revolution it was restrictive and inhibited ...

A perjorative?

          To hear the way many use the word conservative one would think it an evil word along with other great maledictions and cussings.  So let's break down the the word.  It is made up of the verb to conserve and the suffix -ative.  Let's take...

Sunday Soothing: Cheerful

Some say that the thing you think on before sleeping sets the tone for the coming day!  

Scribbles & Bits 130: Locked out

Just on the other side of the door Stands and waits For the opening Yet what is the key That the resident must find For love waits Patiently to pass through Which key has locked and bolted the portals Is the key distrust Is...

An Important date for America?

 An history professor has proposed that without the events of July 28, 1588, that America would be a vastly different place.  Can you guess what event that is?  Well most of us have learned this as the date that confirmed England as a maritime power...

A Borrowed Plan?

The leader called America “an uncultured nation ruled by greed” and denounced the president and his advisors “satanic circle of Jews around him” as warmongers and liars. No this was not just before 9/11 but almost 60 years prior when Hitler because...

Discontent?

  There two things that are not fair or is it three things are not natural These are irritating and great cause for whining Self-centered beasties we are from departing the womb. We want, we need Give or we cry Give or we...

The effect when a community cares

Granted it was set up as an advertising campaign, but the people in the community had to put forth the effort and above and beyond the advertising the joy on the man's face at the end says it all. An entire town secretly learned sign language to...

Some inconvenient history

Why inconvenient?  Well for one it does not support the generally propagated memes.  This video was made by a holder of first class honours degree in Modern History at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, where he is an honorary senior scholar and...

A couple of provoking Quotes.

From the pen of a 20th century British journalist, author and satirist who started out as a supporter of socialism and secularism but through observing them in practice as a spy during World War II and as a reporter in Moscow during the early 1930's...