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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. 39

“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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Proposition 26: A Question of Personhood

This coming Tuesday here in Mississippi, an amendment to the state constitution will come up for a vote, triggering  alarm bells across country, reminiscent of klaxon aboard a nuclear submarine you might see in a movie: AHHHOOOOOOOGAAAAHHHHHH! BATTLE STATIONS!!! Liberals … Continue reading

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Overnight Open Thread

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love is a thing that can never go wrong; And I am Marie of Romania. – Dorothy Parker

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Of Birds and Men

Think of it as wildlife imitating art imitating life except for the fact that birds can’t handle grapefruit. Exhibit A: She won’t stop chirping, so he is obliged to quiet her down. Exhibit B: She won’t stop chirping, so he … Continue reading

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In the Course of Human Events

There can be no question that the opening paragraph and subsequent preamble of the Declaration of Independence are among of the most beautifully crafted passages in the history of the English language. In just two hundred seventy three perfectly chosen … Continue reading

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