Monthly Archives: March 2013

Illinois, Rivers of Debt

By thy rivers of debt gently flowing, Illinois, Illinois.                                                                O’er thy prairies of corruption growing, Illinois, Illinois.                                                   (source: http://www.lyricsondemand.com/miscellaneouslyrics/statesongslyrics/illinoisstatesonglyrics.html) The Debt Bomb That Taxpayers Won’t See Coming by STEVEN MALANGA Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Illinois … Continue reading

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Obituary. RIP the United States of America

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as … Continue reading

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“Sheryl Sandberg and Gender Differences ” by Dr. Jim Eckman

“Quoting the Creation Ordinance of Genesis 1-2, Jesus declared, “Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning made them male and female. . .” (Matthew 19:4). Jesus made this declaration to a culture with no gender … Continue reading

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FEMINISM…Christina Hoff Sommers has written a most helpful article in the March edition of The Atlantic

“What if gender difference turns out to be a phenomenon not of oppression, but rather of social well-being?” Sommers cites the disparity between men and women in engineering as an example. Perhaps American women earn fewer degrees in engineering because … Continue reading

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The Christian Intellectual

The Christian Intellectual. Religious Perspectives. Written by Jaroslav Pelikan. Published 1965.Modern man is threatened by a world created by himself. He is faced with the conversion of mind to naturalism, a dogmatic secularism and the opposition to a belief in … Continue reading

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“Overpaid and Underworked” Federal Employees… by Jason Richwine

“Overpaid and Underworked” Federal Employees? It’s Not Just a “Perception” Jason Richwine March 1, 2013 at 2:38 pm The Washington Post has a sympathetic article today on federal workers who consider themselves unfair victims of the sequester. Unfortunately, the article … Continue reading

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Busting 5 Myths About the Minimum Wage…by Amy Payne

  When someone says “minimum wage,” what comes to mind? Do you think of teenagers flipping burgers? Or a single parent trying to feed several kids? While President Obama and other proponents of a higher minimum wage want you to … Continue reading

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