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  • Why Big Companies Claim a Race Crisis

    Why Big Companies Claim a Race Crisis

    Is America in 2015 facing a major crisis in race relations? Some significant players in the corporate world have invested money and prestige in a major effort to get you to think so. How do major companies, or the nation at large, benefit from persuading the public that the United…

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  • Illusion, Misdirection, Tantrums and Lies

    If you are at all like me, you woke up this April morning hoping that the newspapers would be full of headlines reading “April Fool,” and subheaded, “The last few weeks? Gotcha!” Alas, no such luck. Consider the politics of the moment. Negotiations to keep Iran from getting the bomb…

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  • Good New on Soda – In Spite of Government

    Occasionally, an item of good news has nothing to do with government or politics. New figures from Beverage Digest show that per-person consumption of carbonated soft drinks fell last year to their lowest level in 28 years. Soda consumption overall has now decreased ten years in a row, indicating that…

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  • “Moral Equivalence” Argument Sinks to New Depths

    “Moral equivalence” has long been a favorite liberal argument – noting that America isn't perfect so we have no right to condemn evil. Premiering a new violin concerto with the New York Philharmonic, acclaimed composer John Adams explained it was inspired by an exhibition he saw in Paris exposing the…

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  • Latin Tuesday

    Today's Latin Tuesday post courtesy of David Wilezol: Seneca, Questiones Naturales, Book VI: Cum timendi sit causa nescire, non est tanti scire, ne timeas? “Since the cause of the fear is ignorance, is it not worth while to gain the knowledge that will dispel it?” Brought to you by www.billbennett.com

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  • Life Lessons from the German Air Disaster

    It is far easier for an individual to do great evil than to do great good. That the world isn't fair is known to every human being who thinks. It may be our first insight into life. What child who ever complained, “That's not fair,” wasn't told by some adult,…

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  • Jeb Bush On The Indiana Law, Iran, and Hillary

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is making a California swing this week, and came by the studio today: Audio: 03-30hhs-bush-1 03-30hhs-bush-2 Transcript: HH: I begin with a great drop-in guest, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush joins me in the studio. Governor Bush, welcome to our super secret studio in wonderful…

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  • The Indiana Firestorm

    In case you have missed it, the state of Indiana is in turmoil over the Thursday enactment of a Religious Freedom Restoration act. It has grown to the point where just two days after signing the bill, the governor is calling for legislation to clarify it. Google up “religious freedom”…

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