Demonizing Each Other…


... Yesterday I asked readers here, on Facebook, and on Twitter to give me three words to describe Democrats. I was curious to see if conservative republicans would be any more charitable than their liberal counter parts.Image source.More charitable, no. But less racist, by far. For a group of people identifying themselves as tolerant of others they certainly seemed focused on intolerance toward white people. And the elderly. And men. Yeah, there were a whole lot of "Rich white … [Read more...]

The Pursuit of Happiness…


... Today, as we light up our grills and load up the beer coolers or head to the beach and make ourselves picnic ready, let's us reflect a moment on these words from the Declaration of Independence.We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.And we typically stop reading there. Because the pursuit of happiness sounds … [Read more...]