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September 23, 2017

P-QRM #109: A Lot of Hot Air: Not All of It From Irma..

Between Irma, the celebrities telethon for that disaster, and other topics, there was a lot of hot air blowing around. One of the most interesting topics we deal with is the study put out by the Annenberg Foundation which indicates Americans are poorly informed about our Constitution. You can see the article here : https://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/americans-are-poorly-informed-about-basic-constitutional-provisions Also,

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I Carry A Loaded…

Copy of the Constitution. Don’t believe me? Stop me on the street, in the market or anywhere else. I can draw it out almost as fast as I can my weapon. The “pocket” versions of ALL of our foundaing documents are available from many sources. I got mine from the Heritage Foundation, (www.heritage.org), for a

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A Blue-eyed Guest Essay, Redux.

This is the second guest essay by a very dear friend of mine. I can only hope, one day, to be able to express sentiments such as this as eloquently as she. Enjoy this, every word, for all it’s worth. I sincerely hope there will be a “#3” and more. Thank you, M’Lady! Where’re We

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Circle analogy. Revisited.

I made an analogy the other day in the podcast. I used a circle to describe it. The farther right you go, you’ll end up left. The farther left you go, you’ll end up right. I realize, today, that a circle might not have been the best illustration. So I’ll amend it. Let’s use a

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As A Matter Of Fact, I AM “Entitled”!

You might be, too. But there are others who are not. I’m growing resentful. Calling different public welfare and other benefits “entitlements” is misleading, mis-characterizing, obfuscatory and just plain wrong. Here’s something I don’t get. Of all the waste and such in government, what are Veterans’ benefits, Social Security and Medicare, (benefits that are TRUE

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An Area of Plaintive Concern.

Area of CONCERN. Even if you only ever visit websites that begin with “WWW” you’ll see evidence of this. Lots of evidence. I am seeing more and more websites, (replete with spam and traffic tracking engines), actively seeking people to don camouflage clothing, buy military surplus or new commercially made gear, (or kit, as some

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