+ “… the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant. He cannot rightfully be compelled to do or to forbear because it will be better…Details
A good one to ski to, or take a winter vacation in the tropics to…
The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition
I was going to avoid my blog as I get settled in for the first week of school, but that was before today happened. An O’Dea friend died very suddenly in the night last night. May you rest in peace, Derek. Really keep his wife, family, and friends in your prayers. Life sure is strange,…Details
They’re making it into a movie!
+ One thing only is needful: the knowledge of the simple and clear truth which finds place in every soul that is not stupefied by religious and scientific superstitions — the truth that for our life one law is valid — the law of love, which brings the highest happiness to every individual as well…Details
It’s been awhile since I did this… A tax cut means higher family income and higher business profits and a balanced federal budget…. As the national income grows, the federal government will ultimately end up with more revenues. Prosperity is the real way to balance our budget. By lowering tax rates, by increasing jobs and…Details
No matter what you think about the UN, this document is something worth knowing about: Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted…Details
Guster – That’s No Way to Get to Heaven
Get the whole Easy Wonderful CD…
I hope this year to increase my devotion to Mary the Mother as often as I can. Because… why not?
You can be jailed or fined for pretty ridiculous things these days. I wonder if jury nullification can provide a better platform for resisting these types of laws. Because the legislatures won’t do it. A few other things I have found notable in the past few days: The Constitution is clear on Presidential power to…Details