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About rj1340

I try to stay calm and eat healthy.

GUNS, GUNS AND MORE GUNS: LIFE IN WAYNE’S WORLD

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newport, Connecticut re-ignited our nation’s simmering conflict between those who insist on having guns and those who insist on taking them away, the stereotypical dispersion pitting right-wing gun advocates against left-wing conscientious objectors. The reality being … Continue reading

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BEN STEIN AND MIKE HUCKABEE WANT MORE GOD IN OUR SCHOOLS

Ben Stein and Mike Huckabee represent one of the three main camps of deep thinkers who have a solution to the scourge of gun violence. Of the three camps, gun-control, mental health and religion, Huckabee’s and Stein’s prescriptions for “more … Continue reading

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Ben Stein: Clinging to the Fiscal Cliff

Ben Stein weighed in on the looming fiscal cliff yesterday during one of his op-ed pieces on CBS’s Sunday Morning. While I may somewhat agree with Mr. Stein on his main thesis, I can’t help feeling a little skepticism about … Continue reading

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Guns, Violence and Illegal Drugs: You can’t have one without the other two

Talking about violence as if it’s the problem is like talking about diarrhea as if it were a disease, instead of just a symptom of a disease. The actual disease is cholera, the cause of cholera is unsanitary conditions which … Continue reading

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Hungary Far-Right MP Seeks List of Jews © 2012 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.

Breaking from Newsmax.com Hungary Far-Right MP Seeks List of Jews A Hungarian far-right politician urged the government to draw up lists of Jews who pose a “national security risk,” stirring outrage among Jewish leaders who saw echoes of fascist policies … Continue reading

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Israel, Gaza, the Missiles of Hamas and my young friend, Phillip

Israel’s retaliation for relentless missile strikes from Gaza once again remind us that the most dangerous thing in the Middle East is a tiny nation of Jews trying only to survive. Surrounded by hostile Arab states and outnumbered 100 to … Continue reading

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God created the Earth in six days

So God created the Heavens and the Earth in six days. It doesn’t say anywhere that he didn’t create anything else the following week. Let’s say He has a plan for most of the six or seven billion of us … Continue reading

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