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Cameron Diaz, Keith Ablow & the Wisdom of Fools

In a 1980’s television commercial for investment firm E.F. Hutton, the famous tagline was  “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen.”  Today, that tagline has morphed into “when fools talk (or write), people listen.”  How else to explain the foolish “wisdom” … Continue reading

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Vikings’ Peterson: The $10 Million “Slave”

Are you ready for some football?  Depending on the actions of a Minnesota court and the N.F.L. owners and players in settling the current labor dispute, there may not be any football this fall to be ready for.  And, that … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, Crude Language & Crass Culture

Definition of CRASS a : gross ; especially : having or indicating such grossness of mind as precludes delicacy and discrimination b : being beneath one’s dignity <crass concerns of daily life>  Synonyms: common, coarse, crude, gross, ill-bred, illiberal [archaic], incult, … Continue reading

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Diverse Voices in the Marketplace of Ideas

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values.  For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a … Continue reading

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A Bunker Mentality in the SBC?

“A bunker mentality is a slang phrase for a phenomenon that occurs when a group or individual stops taking new, pertinent information into account, and begins viewing outsiders as enemies, due to an isolation resulting from being under attack. Political … Continue reading

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NPR & the SBC: When Voices Are Silenced

I just read that one of my favorite liberals, Juan Williams, was fired from National Public Radio.  For those who watch Mr. Williams on Fox News Channel (the many) as opposed to those who listen to him on NPR (the … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck: A Revival Preacher To Follow?

As a conservative, both theologically and politically, I admit that I don’t care much for Glenn Beck.  It’s not that I dislike him.  I just don’t connect with him.  Is it because he is Mormon?  To be honest, that is … Continue reading

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