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Independence Day in Perth Amboy

Faithful readers know by this time that on June 2 the lovely and ever-gracious Nicole and I were pronounced man and wife by Judge Maria Del Valle-Koch in the drawing room of the Royal Governor’s Mansion (soon to be formerly … Continue reading

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Principles, Consistency and Conservatism

Before delving into matters of principle and consistency a decent respect to the opinion of the reader warrants some effort to define “conservatism” and what it means to be a Conservative. After all, the word means different and often contradictory … Continue reading

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Simon’s Edge™ – Vol. 42

“Simon’s Edge,” an out-of-box and alternative collection of news link substantiated intelligence on the subjects of climate change, weather volatility, the light & dark side of advancing technology, financial investments, commodities, current or pending socio-economic crises, and health-related risks/natural medicine. … Continue reading

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The Essence of Conservatism

We can spend all day discussing the esoteric aspects of the political school of thought generally referred to as “conservatism,” including its origins with Edmund Burke and its steady propagation and promotion in the past hundred years by the likes … Continue reading

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Beyond the Vale of Sorrow

For my part, the belated epiphany came a couple of years ago after reading an article published by Andrew McCarthy in the National Review Online that, regretfully, I cannot now locate. In essence, McCarthy took issue with the proposition that … Continue reading

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Simon’s Edge™ – Vol. 29

Here is Volume 29 of “Simon’s Edge,” previously called “Simon Says Weatherwise & Otherwise,” an out-of-box and alternative collection of news link substantiated intelligence on the subjects of climate, weather, technology, financial investments/commodities, socio-economic and health-related risks, issues, ideas, potential … Continue reading

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The War Against Christianity in America Continues

On August 27 and September 3, I published two articles on my own blog chronicling the efforts of the Freedom From Religion Foundation to end prayer at High School Football Games in DeSoto County Mississippi.  Their actions were their standard … Continue reading

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Time for a Tea Party Manifesto?

In light of the recent revelations about the Boss Lonegan-dominated cabal responsible for vicious attacks on several Tea Party groups both in and outside of the Garden State, there can be no question in the mind of any rational Tea … Continue reading

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Mennonite College to National Anthem: Drop Dead

Yeah, it’s a bit strong for a headline, but I always wanted to use it in a post ever since the Daily News printed the iconic headline “Ford to New York: Drop Dead” in October of 1975. In the present … Continue reading

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