Monthly Archives: September 2012

Getting from Giving

A couple of weeks ago I noticed that a walk-a-thon was being held for a worthy cause.  It was not a cause that I recognized. However, I knew the location of the walk-a-thon site.  The place, Batsto, was a historical bog iron foundry … Continue reading

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Do Women Adapt Better Than Men?

The liberal press is quick to point out that Mitt Romney, Republican candidate for president, is not in  touch with the large segments of the population of the United States.  Here are two statistics that make me wonder if anyone … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech

I think Justice Oliver Wendel Holmes said something like, “No one has the freed to yell ‘Fire!’ in a crowded theater”.  For decades this maxim served as a reminder to all Americans of the parameters of freedom of speech.  After WWII, things began … Continue reading

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Conventions Then and Now

When I was a teen-ager I someimes sat with my parents watching portions of the political conventions on our 10″ black and white RCA TV.  Most of the time, I didn’t understand all of the issues nor some of the … Continue reading

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