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Justice

“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”–Dwight D. Eisenhower The nation feels terribly out of kilter these days. It appears that much of the fault is due to the promotion of injustice. I’m not alone in this … Continue reading

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Pondering Peace

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.”–Marcus Tullius Cicero I stumbled across the Cicero statement by accident yesterday and it stopped me dead in my tracks.┬áHis definition of peace felt like a cup of refreshing cool water that is offered to quench … Continue reading

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Freedom Of Information

Consolidation of power and access to information has been taking place in countries around the globe, including the United States during the past few years. In some cases, the data that is provided by some officials is incomplete and inaccurate. … Continue reading

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Free Spirited

Does being a free spirit mean the person is irresponsible or does it mean someone who is eager to take a leap of faith? In my opinion, it’s the latter not the former. A free spirit doesn’t know exactly where … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Freedom

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”–George Washington I sometimes ponder the concept of freedom after hearing about or reading about yet another person imprisoned or … Continue reading

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Canary In A Coal Mine (OpEd)

Minority status people are like the canary in a coal mine in free societies. The analogy refers to the old practice of using the small birds as early indicators of toxic gases that might be present in coal mines. If … Continue reading

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Pondering Freedom On Independence Day

I’m feeling groggy after having my sleep interrupted by two weeks of people shooting off fire crackers and fireworks. While trying to drop off to sleep yesterday, the resentment built up over the few people who felt free to disturb … Continue reading

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