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Dependent’s Day Fireworks

“I want to have within my own hands the choice of my leaders…” – From “My Day” by Eleanor Roosevelt,  July 4, 1940 Yes, that would be nice, wouldn’t it?   Too bad the residents of the United States do … Continue reading

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Impress and Intimidate Your Friends, Family and Boss!

…impress them by using this scary word in a sentence:  The word is “teleology.” Teleology is the notion that shit doesn’t just happen.  Everything supposedly happens because it serves some other creature’s cunning purpose. This other creature might be a … Continue reading

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Gene Callahan offered the following assertion: “If a moral person breaks the rules, it is to produce a more moral, not a less moral, outcome.” I replied: To break a rule of morality is to do something “bad.” So what … Continue reading

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Lies Your Rulers Tell You

People who wish to keep you in a state of subservience frequently tell lies using sentences that do not refer to real people. Instead, they hope to trick you by referring to concepts. Here are some examples of concepts: Us. … Continue reading

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A Long Story in Ten Words

There’s a lot to notice and think about here. It’s 1908 and someone in Oxford, England thinks it worth the high cost to send a cryptic message to Connecticut using the fastest and most expensive mode of communication available.   This … Continue reading

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The U.S. government is financially self-destructing, just like Greece.  Its tax revenues are falling, its spending is increasing, and it is entirely dependent on the generosity of foreigners who are willing to lend it more trillions of their dollars this … Continue reading

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You Can Grow Up to Be President!

Yes, kids it’s true!  If you work very hard and become the very best at the special skills the job requires, you have a very good chance of becoming President someday! And the best part is, there are only two … Continue reading

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