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The Surrender of Warwick

Night before last I saw the heralded Mel Gibson movie Hacksaw Ridge with very good friends. It equaled and quite possibly surpassed Saving Private Ryan as one of the best portraits of Western Man at his most exquisite best. I … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Friends, Humanity & Ideology

C.S. Lewis used to say he rarely read the news. If there was anything important that he could do something about, he trusted his friends would tell him. As for the rest, he thought the best response to those things … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ May 17, 2015

My wife has been hit with a serendipitous bout of “Mash” nostalgia. Her viewing old Mash re-runs reminds me a little of the grieving parents who keep the lost child’s room exactly as he or she left it, or the … Continue reading

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Truth, Justice and the American Way!

  No society or culture has ever successfully survived by disengaging itself from its own financial responsibilities and dumping them on future generations without falling from historical grace. Not one. Does anyone with any sense really believe that the U.S. … Continue reading

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The American Family Needs to Make Music Together Again!

Walk that line, torn apart Spend your whole life trying Ride that train, free your heart It’s midnight up in Harlem ~ Midnight in Harlem, Tedeschi-Trucks Band Two different friends turned me on to two separate treats over the weekend; … Continue reading

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The Dance

Persecution ~ the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another individual or group. The most common forms are religious persecution, ethnic persecution and political persecution, though there is naturally some overlap between these terms. The inflicting of suffering, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Liberal Friends

“I was astonished to hear from the prisoners that you was color Bearer of the Regiment that assaulted the Battery at this point the other day.” James continued, “I was in the Brest work during the whole engagement doing my … Continue reading

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The Liberal Edge on the Ocean of Emotion!

“I think your book is right. The desert is an ocean in which no oar is dipped. And on this ocean, the Bedouin go where they please and strike where they please. This is the way the Bedouin has always … Continue reading

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What Have I Done?

The very last word’s uttered by Alec Guinness’s character Colonel Nicholson in David Lean’s Bridge on the River Kwai, as he realizes in the last instant of his life…the greatest mistake of his life. What Have I done? I sometimes … Continue reading

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True North!

True north (geodetic north) is the direction along the earth’s surface towards the geographic North Pole. True north…It’s only two words. But if you’re a hiker lost in the middle of the Adirondacks, it’s the two words that could save … Continue reading

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