From Whence I Came

May 5th, 2010

By Larry Ennis I have long tried to understand what motivates some people to feel that they have a license to treat their fellow man with so little respect or kindness. My parents were mild-mannered and humble southern people. My mother was a Baptist and saw to our Christian up-bringing. That simple and innocent statement […]


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Dystopian California

September 10th, 2009

In his column today George Will does a good job of describing the dystopia* that has been created in California by years of progressive solutions to social problems and by politicians’ obeisance to unions.  Here’s what has resulted: Having institutionalized envy in a steeply progressive income tax, California depends on 200,000 wealthy taxpayers for 25 percent of […]


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Red State, Blue State

August 3rd, 2009

In Blue-State Blues in The New York Times, Ross Douthat discusses President Obama’s need to take a new look at the differences between so-called red states and blue states.  Obama has often maintained that he doesn’t see red and blue states; he sees just one country.  That’s fine, but his politics and policy preferences directly reflect blue-state thinking, […]


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California: What a Mess!

July 1st, 2009

Rather than proposing massive budget cuts like Governor Schwarzenegger has done, or any responsible president would have done, President Obama is on a spending spree. He’s putting the country trillions of dollars in debt and why not — he can do something that no governor can do — he can print money.


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