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Salt and Light Global targeted for defending woman expelled from Planet Fitness

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Salt and Light Global targeted for defending woman expelled from Planet Fitness

Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it and polarize it. ~ Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals (Rule 12) Do Christians have religious rights? Last Tuesday a DailyKos blogger whose penname is “Eclectablog” wrote an incendiary rant titled, Anti-trans* woman uses Michigan civil rights act to sue Planet Fitness for cancelling her membership. In this anti-Christian […]

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Is Hillary too big to fail?

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Is Hillary too big to fail?

Prologue to the Wicked Witch of the Upper West Side After reading a Breitbart article with the controversial title, “Is Hillary too big to fail”? I made the following comments on my Facebook page: “Is anyone in America too big to fail? This silly worldview got us into the Wall Street Collapse of 2008 by […]

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On Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday and the ambition of science

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
On Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday and the ambition of science

I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kids of composition and decompositions are formed. ~ Lavoisier Profound study of nature is the most fertile source of mathematical discoveries. ~ Fourier Within the laws of Nature, nothing is too wonderful to be true. ~ Faraday Biography of Lavoisier Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (1743–1794) was […]

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On James Boswell and the life of Samuel Johnson

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
On James Boswell and the life of Samuel Johnson

I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. ~ Boswell Biography of Boswell James Boswell (1740–1795), was a Scottish lawyer, diarist, biographer and author born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is celebrated for the classic biography he wrote on Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), a contemporary […]

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Netanyahu vs. Neville Chamberlain

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Netanyahu vs. Neville Chamberlain

When it comes to Iran and ISIS the enemy of your enemy – is your enemy! ~ Netanyahu Prologue to a Statesman Like many Americans who love the Nation of Israel, I sat with eager anticipation watching the truly historic speech by Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before both Houses of Congress last week. On […]

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Symposium – federalists, anti-federalists and utilitarianism

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Symposium – federalists, anti-federalists and utilitarianism

Socrates (470-399 B.C.) was a famous Greek philosopher from Athens, who taught Plato, and Plato taught Aristotle, and Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Socrates used a simple but cleverly profound method of teaching by asking revelatory, piercing questions. The Greeks called this form “dialectic” – starting from a thesis or question, then discussing ideas and […]

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Welcome to the Progressive Revolution, Byron!

| March 5, 2015 | 2 Comments
Welcome to the Progressive Revolution, Byron!

…Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Jew / Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak for me. ~ Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892-1984), Holocaust survivor Prologue to a typical uninformed Black Democrat Socialist Byron Allen, a Black […]

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ISIS rising

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
ISIS rising

We are coming to Rome. We will conquer and establish the justice of Shariah. We will use your Leaning Tower of pizza [sic] Pisa to throw off homosexuals. ~ Abu Abdullah Britani, ISIS jihadist I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction. ~ Barack Obama, The Audacity of […]

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On Immanuel Kant and reasoning God out of existence

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
On Immanuel Kant and reasoning God out of existence

Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and reverence, the more often and more steadily one reflects on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me. ~ Kant [T]he world is governed to-day by Kant [more] than by Bonaparte. ~ Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Biography of Kant […]

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Professor Arthur Labrew and the myth of the American Dream

| February 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
Professor Arthur Labrew and the myth of the American Dream

*N.B.: I just received the tragic news from his family that Professor Arthur R. Labrew died this morning, Feb. 19, 2015, of a heart attack. Will post his funeral arrangements on my Facebook page as soon as they become available. …[T]he hypocrisy of the American Dream – that if one works hard enough, that in […]

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