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Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

We are informed by the hoary cliche that one cannot teach an old dog new tricks. To a certain extent, there is some hoary truth in the adage, but it was coined long before the advent of tasers and cattle … Continue reading

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Unless the Writing is Erased, Doom Will Engulf Us All

When the Constitutional Convention announced the formation of a new government in 1787, the inestimable Dr. Franklin was asked precisely what they had given the American people: “A republic,” he responded, “if you can keep it.”

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When the Truth Prevails, The Tea Party Prevails

It is said that a lie goes halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its shoes on; in an age of instantaneous communication I would suggest that a lie circumvents the planet before truth has … Continue reading

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