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Continuing the Civil War

Another battle in America’s Civil War is being fought today in Charlotteville, Virginia. The War began in 1862 and formally ended in 1865. Spiritually and emotionally, the War has never ended. Today’s ruckus in Charlottesville is just one more battle … Continue reading

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Trump’s Ban: Legal? Moral? Wise?

Trump’s temporary ban on immigration from seven countries has raised lots of questions and, as usual in controversial situations, the various sides in the debate focus on different questions. Trump and his team argue that such a ban is his … Continue reading

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trump misunderstands the riots

Riots, which occur in waves in our society, are currently on the rise. In each case, the immediate cause is the shooting of a black man by police under circumstances that do not seem to justify the shooting. In other … Continue reading

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The trumpies Have a New Bone to Pick

President Obama, knowing how fundamental to our nation is freedom of speech, said NFL quarterback Kaepernick has the right to sit during the singing of the national anthem. Obama refuses to let conservative Political Correctness nullify the Constitution. Good for … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Lincoln (1)

It is the first day of December, 1862. The Civil War has proven more costly and extensive than anyone had imagined when it began. It’s outcome is very uncertain. Abraham Lincoln stands before a joint session of Congress to deliver … Continue reading

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The End of Obama’s Presidency

When Obama was elected, my sense was that he was too young but I had great hope that he would be a fast learner. Unfortunately, whatever his learning-rate may have been, it was irrelevant. His presidency was marked by an … Continue reading

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Trump Misconstrued?

Okay, let’s give Trump the benefit of the doubt and accept his claim that his apparently racist comments about the judge have been misconstrued. That means we can forget about the lesser of two problems in his repeated claims that … Continue reading

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