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After my site’s database imploded and I had to start all over again, I had not re-installed the Disqus comment system that I was using and just left the blog with the WordPress default comment system in its place. Today I put Disqus back, because I prefer it, but I don’t have the patience to … Continue reading Comments

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Big Government and Demagoguery: Are We on the Path to Tyranny?

I recently gave a speech (twice) about how demagogues use the promise of big government to gain power. Here it is:

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Americans to Americans

Originally posted on Practically Historical:
Robert E. Lee chose General John B. Gordon… to officially surrender the Army of Northern Virginia to the Union on April 12, 1865.  Gordon was an amateur soldier who proved to be the consummate warrior.  Through the course of the conflict Gordon was badly wounded seven times, with five minnie…

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And, so

Like you all, I face situations in real life, nearly every day that test my beliefs, and my morals. Increasingly, as I get older, I do better. Learning more all the time, and being perhaps more rational, maybe, I don’t really know. But, a few situations have faced me lately in which I am very […]

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Nebraska Repeals Strict Licensing Laws for Hair Braiders

Better late than never, I suppose. A cosmetology license, required for hair braiding? Really? Here: from the Daily Signal. Just two weeks ago, Nebraskans who wanted to make money braiding hair had to undergo 2,100 hours of training to obtain a cosmetology license, which state officials say dedicates little time to natural hair braiding techniques. […]

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Puppy & Kitty Families of the Resistance – Today’s Pictures

Here are the puppy & kitty families during the one quiet moment I enjoyed today – I only got two good shots before critters & kids woke up, but I hope you like them! Clockwise from the top that’s baby Big Moose, Daddy Oreo, little Breezy, Boscoe, and Momma Bellah. Below are Sky and her … Continue reading Puppy & Kitty Families of the Resistance – Today’s Pictures

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