The Story of James Earl Jones Finding His Voice

I have not posted for awhile, not for a lack of topics, actually the opposite. My blog folder is over flowing with ideas to share. But the past week has been a long and difficult one and so I thought I would share an uplifting story to remind us all to keep moving forward, regardless…

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On the Wrong Side of History

A popular historical version of the Cold War is that America led the democracies of the world in a war for freedom against the repressive communist regimes.  This distortion of the political realities of the post World War II global community can easily be uncovered by stacking up the abuses of power on the part of both America and the…

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Why the Haves Should Not Instruct the Have Nots

There is a charity organization called GiveDirectly with a very simple premise.  This charity gives money directly to the poor and allows the poor to decide for themselves how to spend the money because each family knows best what they need.  People might worry, just as many members of the charity community expressed concern, as to how a charity organization…

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