Category Archives: commentary

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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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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Smokey Mountain

A letter in one of the men’s health magazines caught my eye and I couldn’t figure out if it was legit. You decide. A 65-year old man from Denver wrote in to say his wife wants him to stop skiing … Continue reading

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The Kids Are Alright

We’re all concerned about our kid’s futures. Many of us have been led to believe that the greatest threat to that future is our national debt, hovering at around $14 Trillion, although it may be closer to $70 or $80 … Continue reading

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Chocolate !!!!!

There’s an old joke about a guy falling into a giant vat of chocolate in a candy factory. Seeing his plight, his friend, Jim immediately started yelling, “Fire, fire”. Everyone rushed over and pulled the guy out of the vat. When asked … Continue reading

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Malcolm In The Middle

Nothing’s more bandied about these days than how much the candidates want to help the middle class. We can argue about how we define middle class, but two things are irrefutable. One is that the purchasing power of the middle … Continue reading

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