Category Archives: Obama Respecting Republicans

Selling Syria

It was a day of surprises, the week after Barack Obama surprised everyone. Yes, that Assad used chemical weapons on his own people – civilians, including hundreds of children – but with the Brits deciding they’d rather not join us … Continue reading

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The Virtual Agora

The ancient Greeks had the agora – the open marketplace, where, along with buying the day’s zucchini and feta and bad wine, the affairs of the day were discussed, and the big questions pondered. That’s where we get the concept … Continue reading

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When Reason Has No Meaning

It’s Isaiah 1:18 – “Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” And nearby, … Continue reading

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The Peculiar and Pointless Race to the Bottom

The fiscal conservatives and Republicans and those on the right who call themselves the Values Voters – each alone or in various combinations – quickly realized this new president would pose a problem. President Obama seems to have an unusual … Continue reading

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Regarding the Proper Natural Disposition

Okay, if you watch Fox News and the three who speak for all America – Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck – or if you listen to the man who reminds us all of just who is right and … Continue reading

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The Obama Memo

Didn’t you get the memo? That’s the ultimate putdown in the business world – you’re a fool who has no clue about what’s really been going on, and things have changed dramatically, so you’ve been marginalized and will obviously be … Continue reading

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Regarding Forgiveness and Irony

If you have too much time on your hands you eventually come across City Journal, the quarterly magazine of urban affairs, published by the Manhattan Institute – or you don’t. Tastes vary, and some end up watching American Idol or … Continue reading

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