Germany has the astonishing good sense to provide college degrees to ANYBODY1 at all of their institutions of higher learning for only $120 per semester, and your student ID card provides you with limitless free public transit! Health insurance is a whopping $87 per month. with a 3.0 or better ↩
When you have been taught that you have a constitutional democracy for, by, and of the people, and you believe that government is no longer working for you but against you, civil disobedience is bound to occur. Repressed people will, rightly so, demand the government serve at their will. Repressed people in this nation will […]
My thinking on “street art” has slowly evolved. At one time I thought of it all as simple vandalism and graffiti. But British street artist Banksy has changed my mind. He is brilliant. He makes powerful statements about social and economic justice.
I do not trust the judgement of a person that would feel a need to carry a loaded assault weapon around with them. Such a person does not have a mature, adult concept of what is dangerous versus what is not dangerous. This adolescent conduct is dangerous and creates a more dangerous public space as […]
“Any decision to use contraceptives made by a woman covered under Hobby Lobby’s or Conestoga’s plan will not be propelled by the Government, it will be the woman’s autonomous choice, informed by the physician she consults.”
Enough Is Enough Glenn Beck makes a lot of money hanging just a little too close to crazy. I never thought the day would come when we shared any common ground, but on his show this week he delivered a rant, “Enough Is Enough.” I totally agree with the following: From the beginning, most people […]
In 21st-century America, I am feeling less and less like a living soul and more and more like a collection of data points. I place the blame for this at the feet of the American church.
I read, or a friend of mine suggested—I don’t recall which, that we are in a golden age for television. Numerous excellent programs are available. So, I’ve been thinking about this: Are we really in a golden age for television programming? As a child, we had to center our schedules around our favorite TV programs. If […]
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I actually think that the way we go about (process) achieving goals (outcomes) matters. But, I probably generally believe that outcomes tip the scale and matter a bit more than the process. I mean, haven’t we all sat through meetings (process) where we felt like screaming, “Just make a decision, and let’s get on with […]