Monthly Archives: July 2012

Helping the poor

I’ve never been on food stamps, or any other food assistance programs, so maybe there’s a good reason we have a program like it plus free/reduced price breakfast/lunch programs at school plus the summer meal programs for kids. Shouldn’t the … Continue reading

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Cats

Cats.  What fascinating, frustrating, mysterious, enchanting animals.  Personalities as unique as their owners, if not more so.  Fiercely independent & stubborn.  Graceful.  Proud.  Poised.  But sometimes as silly as adults as they were as kittens.  And, often, demanding of attention. … Continue reading

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Environment

Why are so many Americans such slobs?  Why are so many of our roads littered with boxes, paper bags, fast food wrappers & cups, cans & bottles?  Why can’t people take their kids’ diapers with them?  Why do riverbanks have … Continue reading

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Colorado shooting

Thoughts & prayers to the victims of this tragic shooting, and to their families as well. The individual responsible, Jim Holmes, needs to face the maximum penalty under the law. I’d like to give a very very rare “kudos” to … Continue reading

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Immigration

America’s immigration system is broken, and despite what people on the left & the right say, things like amnesty, a ‘path to citizenship’ and open borders are not the solution. To immigrants who served this country in the military, or … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Originally posted on Tacky Raccoons:
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have…

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Racism

I’m not going to argue that racism is right, good, or excusable.  The idea that someone’s worth has anything to do with their skin color is more than a little foolish, and becomes flat out dangerous far too much of … Continue reading

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