Category Archives: American Values

This just in: Arizona governor vetoes “religious freedom” bill

Good for Gov. Jan Brewer, for taking a stand against hate and discrimination.  Nobody over the age of reason is falling for this “religious freedom” argument.  It’s a sign—a good sign—that the extremists see the writing on the wall, and … Continue reading

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After all, it’s all about the kids

It’s not that I don’t like the Olympics, it’s that I am thoroughly disinterested in the Olympics.  Oh, I like athletic competitions just fine, both watching them and taking part in them, and I’m fine with competing on behalf of … Continue reading

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Happy traditional American holiday season observance

OK, you’ve finally convinced me.  Things were never better than when things were the way they were, back in the good old days when everyone believed in the Constitution and Americans weren’t afraid of their religious heritage; you know, back … Continue reading

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It’s a shame to think that I think like this

But, I do: I was surprised—pleasantly surprised—to see the headline “Ted Cruz, Newt Gingrich Defend Mandela Against GOP Critics.” My new senator hasn’t impressed me much, not during the campaign last year or since he’s been in office.  He’s been … Continue reading

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Just a little something something from me to you for the holiday

Two little somethings, in fact, which I hope you will find useful and entertaining. First off, in regard to Pilgrim Fun Facts: what would you say if I told you that some of the core plot points we were taught … Continue reading

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