Archive for March, 2011

Social Division

Many politicians, pundits, and talking heads have recently trumpeted assertions that the American people have grown increasingly divided over a growing litany of social issues. Whether there is a measurable increase or not is certainly debatable but there can be little doubt that the nation is, in fact, divided on many points. One of the […]

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Supporting Our Troops

Almost daily I pass a store or another car on the road that has hung a banner or posted a bumper sticker that reads “We Support Our Troops.”  This gesture, though often innocent enough, disappoints me deeply.  The reason it bothers me is not because I do not support our troops – quite the opposite […]

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