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Fouls come home to roost

It’s déjà-vu all over again: Pat Buchanan vs Eugene McCarthy.  And the powerful appeal to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs with the primitive emotions of fear and anger at its base is crowding out common sense and prudence. 2,621 more words

Social Issues

Our City's Roots 5

City Transformation: Fulfilling our long-time callings

  • Pray for our city to be a place where, like General Palmer, the leaders live lives of integrity and where family-friendly arts and entertainment are available to all.
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Renewable Fuel Standard, or Not?

The Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) provisions of The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), mandates an increasing blend of renewable products into our domestic fuel supply. 456 more words

If men can run the world, why can’t they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?

Unions oppose Sunday trading hours changes, but Government to press ahead

The Government is to proceed with its plans announced last week to allow local councils to have control over Sunday trading hours, despite opposition from unions and even some Conservative backbenchers. 363 more words

Are we watching the death throes of American (and in other countries) liberal democracy? - Ian Buruma

Buruma on the disturbing trends in the US and elsewhere:

What is steadily falling away is not democracy, but the restraints that de Tocqueville thought were essential to make liberal politics work.

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