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  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jackson Lears, London Review of Books
  2. Memoir of captivity in Iran John Tamny, RealClearMarkets
  3. Towards decentralization Andy Smarick, National Affairs
  4. Did humans tame themselves? Melvin Konnor, the Atlantic

the Four Freedoms, a Universal Message Which Needs to Be Heard Again

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

On January 6th 1941 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered his State of the Union Message to Congress and the nation. I spent the time to both both read it and listen to it the other day. 1,530 more words


Presidents Day ?????

Today is Presidents Day.  I considered ignoring the ‘holiday’ because we currently have no president worth honouring, but then I realized that the holiday is to celebrate all our past presidents.  1,186 more words

Political Commentary

We Need Community

Today is Monday, February 18, 2019.

Day 22,257

24 days until our next Glen Rose weekend!

Quote of the Day

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” 982 more words


“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”

– Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Thought For Today

The Green New Deal doesn’t actually address or defeat climate change.

First of all – I think climate change is a real problem and that any efforts to reduce U.S carbon emission should be welcomed. However the mission is a huge undertaking and so far no one has been able to scope out an ambitious but feasible version of what that resolution would look like, and certainly, the Democrat’s Green New Deal is no exception. 554 more words

US Politics

The Great Depression: The Austrian Response

When a person thinks about the Great Depression, the person automatically associates The Great Depression with “The Failure of Laissez-Faire Economics”. This label is not only an unfair representation of the causes of the Great Depression, but a misconceived one as well. 961 more words