The Challenge of Liberty in a Low Education Regime

People are passionate about what they believe. Anytime you have a discussion with other people about something near and dear to their hearts, emotions are going to become part of that discussion. For some people those emotions are contained, for others significantly less so. It’s critical to understand this in the context of our political landscape though because there exist very strong disagreements among what is right or wrong in America and about America. Read more of this post

A great Lenten Meditation

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal – A great meditation as lent begins.

What Makes America Beautiful

I can’t think of a more quintessentially American sport in the modern day than football. When the Super Bowl is on during the year, it has the undivided attention of more people in this country than any other sporting event. As a result, it has become a wildly commercialized event. The halftime show, the commercials – all the non-football, pop culture related things that surround the game and make it so different.  Read more of this post

CNN: 52,000 insurance applications started; Tens of millions needed

Bill McMicheals:

Transparently, It’s becoming a bigger problem than it already is.. Look for a “Bailout” if this thing is not delayed or repealed.

Originally posted on Twitchy:

Someone, somewhere was able to log onto and create an account on the site this week. CNN claims to have called all of the state health insurance exchanges for a tally of applications, and learned that 52,000 had been “started.” What that means exactly, we don’t know.

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Life of Pi: Is the end result all that Matters?

Adult Pi Patel: I’ve told you two stories about what happened out on the ocean. Neither explains what caused the sinking of the ship, and no one can prove which story is true and which is not. In both stories, the ship sinks, my family dies, and I suffer.
Writer: True.
Adult Pi Patel: So which story do you prefer?
[the writer pauses for a moment]
Writer: The one with the tiger. That’s the better story.
Adult Pi Patel: Thank you. And so it goes with God Read more of this post


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