There is good reason why human nature tends to be intuitively fond of humility. Humility reveals confidence, and illustrates an ego not in need of constant polishing. It also reveals trust. While it is very naturally human to not listen to our intuitions, the failure to “listen” can have calamitous results when our actions are discharged in a voting booth.
Posts Categorized: Freedom
David Masciotra of Salon wrote a little rant, lecturing Americans to feel ingratitude toward those who serve, just in time for Veterans Day, entitled: You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy “Childish”?! I considered some of his points; but he’s missing the point of why those who… Read more »
Republicans, tread lightly and be not proud, take your victories with a measure of humility. Congratulating yourselves on the running of brilliant campaigns and of having the best candidates will not endear you to the American public: the American people didn’t necessarily vote for you, they voted against the man in the Oval Office. President… Read more »
Michelle Obama has taken it upon herself to decide not only what children in the country will eat but what they can sell in fund raisers: Put Down the Cupcake At Chapman School in Nebraska, resourceful students hawk pizza and cookie dough to raise money for school supplies, field trips and an eighth-grade excursion to… Read more »
There is an undefined point, when a government is so corrupt and incompetent, that citizens will no longer be willing to defend it. Iran or maybe Obama’s chief handler Valerie Jarrett, the Iranian Mole, seems to be playing our president, he who has no experience at anything, like the proverbial fish on a line, but… Read more »
“Clearly, a civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself.” – Jean-Francois Revel Seeing as how there are no new posts up today, I thought I’d check with FA readers to find out whether any of you went out this weekend to see Dinesh… Read more »
David Remnick, Obama biographer, editor of the New Yorker, and apologist for Obama, admitted on national TV that President Obama is disappointed and frustrated with the world. His disjointed soliloquy suffers from a measure of Obama sans-teleprompter incoherence, but by applying your own creative license you can sense what he is trying to say. ￼”The… Read more »
Has the audacity of the Obama Administration and the sanctimonious stooges; Reid, Pelosi, and Biden pushed America to the Concord Bridge of the Twenty-First Century. Our Concord Bridge is no wooden bridge over the Concord River in Massachusetts, a bridge barely big enough for a small wagon to pass: today’s Concord Bridge is a huge… Read more »
America’s consciousness has shifted. We live in a predominantly unstable and unpredictable world, a situation long accepted as the norm, however, we also live during the first period of history in which America’s prominence in the world and its own vision and notion of itself, has been blurred. A majority of Americans have adopted self… Read more »
Hat tip: Semper Fi Fund: Happy Valentines Day to those who preserve our freedom!