Monthly Archives: June 2009

Lots of Poo in the news lately

North Korea – Nuke rumblings and threats.  Assuming we can negotiate with a madman is irrational.  I don’t think this will end well. Iran- Protests and oppression.   Same as above.  At this point the scale of brutality is tolerable to … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis quote on tyranny

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity … Continue reading

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Gathering Clouds

I believe that generally I am an optimistic person.  However, the current state of our nation has me concerned.  I simply can’t believe that the actions being taken on our behalf by our elected officials are sustainable or will have … Continue reading

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Top Heavy

We are experiencing a correction due to past imbalances in financial institutions and interactions.  That has caused a decline in home values – though that value was inflated due to unsustainable credit practices – and credit has become somewhat more … Continue reading

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Abortion- Brass’ perspective

http://tslrf.blogspot.com/2009/06/abortion.htmlAbortion  issue.  Brass’ response to Ryan: "There are a few things you have to come to terms with before you can form a judgment on the act of abortion. You have to decide whether that thing inside the woman is … Continue reading

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Elmer Keith

Elmer Keith wrote in Sixguns: "More time is required to master the handgun than any other type of firearm. To become an expert sixgun shot, one must live with the gun. Only by constant use and practice can one acquire … Continue reading

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Tony Benn quote

"It’s the same each time with progress.First they ignore you, then they say you’re mad, then dangerous, thenthere’s a pause and then you can’t find anyone who disagrees with you." – Tony Benn

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