Smart Talk #27

In his article, “Three Cheers for Oil,” commentator John Hinderaker notes that “Oil is the Earth’s miracle substance. Like electricity, oil drives economic growth.  No other fuel can match oil when it comes to energy density, cost, scale, flexibility, or ease of handling and transportation.”  Quoting columnist David Blackmon, on … read more

“Duty, Honor, Country” Status?

The United States Military Academy at West Point was established on March 16, 1802.  “West Point grads designed almost all early American railways, roads and bridges as it was the only engineering college in the country until 1824.”  The Academy remains today as a prominent education and training resource for … read more

Bonkers, Blather, Blunders and Buffoons #35

There’s no better way to begin this edition of 4B’s than with this oval office stunt from this past Sunday.  As you know, Sunday, March 31st, represented the holiest day of the year among those of the Christian faith, that is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Apparently not in the … read more

Smart Talk #26

California’s Huntington Beach City Council just made a smart move.  A measure passed that prohibits all non-government flags from being flown on city property flag poles.  And for the best of reasons.  Said Councilman Pat Burns regarding possible claims of discrimination against certain groups: “The measure was meant to encourage … read more

Bonkers, Blather, Blunders, and Buffoons #34

When citizen parents move to a new city or state, whether at the church/synagogue the family chooses to join, and/or the new school for their children, whatever the circumstance, they are welcomed by thought or word as “newcomers.”  It is a heartfelt term meant to provide comfort and immediate acceptance … read more

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