I see where Kansas has jumped on the freedom of religion/anti-science educational bandwagon. I have a few problems with this, but before I mention them, let me tell you a bit about my background. I’m a registered Republican. A Christian white male of fundamentalist training Raised in the conservative state of Montana Have had long… Continue reading A lick of sense in a forest of trees
Dave posted recently on one of the purposes of history. Or rather, he pondered a little bit on the purposes and then went on to use history as a means of illustrating some observations he was making. He looked at history, made note of some useful contexts related to what he was thinking about, and… Continue reading Why History?
I happened to be reading this article when my oldest son looked over my shoulder and started reading along with me. This lead to a conversation of sorts with him, which I rather enjoyed. At first my son was actively against the shop owners. He said he would have sued the owners, too. Not because… Continue reading To each their own…decision.
Yesterday I got to thinking about the influence of a bad mustache on modern foreign policy. The effect is dramatic, I think. Today, I want to offer up an alternative to a good mustache gone bad. It’s time for a little competition and some good marketing. Emma Lazarus wrote a poem containing this very famous… Continue reading The New Economy by Emma Lazarus