Monthly Archives: August 2016

Schools Must Become Environments That Instill Virtue

Teaching children “virtue” is the key to solving poverty, insists a reader and regular critic. That’s how we break the “cycle of dependency,” he said. To do this, he argues, we must “indoctrinate our children from the early years with … Continue reading

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Can Trumpism Wean GOP from Big Money Politics?

Anger and frustration drive the voters who will support Donald Trump come whatever. What I hear:  It’s about time somebody was willing to stick it to those (bad word) in Washington. And to Wall Street too. Those (bad word) in … Continue reading

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Tax Needs vs. Tax Cuts Bedevils Legislators

With legislators looking at taxes, some of us should be worried, some thrilled. The need to study taxes results from weakening tax revenues along with a sluggish economy, and also because the largest tax cut in state history is pending. … Continue reading

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What Has Happened to the Golden Rule?

Sometimes it’s good to pause and reflect. Studying verses from Colossians chapter 3, while sort of watching the political conventions, led me to pause and reflect on our culture in America today. Paul wrote in verse 12, “Clothe yourselves with … Continue reading

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