Obamacare and the First Amendment

Here in America, we have the freedom to worship in any way which we individually deem fit.  Without a doubt, we exercise that particular right with a passion, and there are those among us who tend to get pretty fierce protecting that right.  Among the more commonly known exercises of faith, America sports a healthy representation in a wide variety of views and practices.  Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Scientology, and Paganism are but a few, as…

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The Pancake Breakfast Incident

I don’t eat pancakes.  I don’t like them.  I haven’t had one since the Ford Administration. I used to like them at one time.  There was time when Mom or Dad would break out the white Tupperware mixture bowl that was marked for measurement and came complete with a lid.  Into that durable vessel, they would compile all the necessary ingredients to be poured onto a hot griddle, and subsequently doused, drenched, and drowned by…

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Freedoms to Lose

In wandering around the blogs this morning, I ran across one which poses the following question on a blog called Stepping Back:

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Was There Anything New?

First of all, let me say right up front that I didn’t watch the Obama healthcare news conference last night.  I missed it due to other pressing matters which actually transcend any contrived crisis which the President and his teleprompter have dreamed up, so I ask you this. Was there anything new? I would honestly like to know, because all I have to rely on right now are my preconceived notions about the entire plan…

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Cultural Diversity

The Dinka are a group of tribes in South Sudan.  They number around 4.5 million people, and constitute the largest ethnic tribe in South Sudan.  I recently encountered a National Geographic documentary while I was surfin’ the channels like a mad man. The following is a pretty good summary of what I learned in the short five minutes when I actually disengaged my opposable thumb from the ‘channel up’ button. The Dinka are a cattle-centric…

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