Education

Who are the Innovators?

In “The Wealth of Nations”, published in 1776, Adam Smith a very learned economist of the time stated that innovation lies in private entrepreneurship.  Ask any Republican and they will probably agree with that statement.  1776 was a long time ago.  Is it possible that things have changed? The state is presumed to be inefficient.  […]

God in the Schools

The Reverend Adam Hamilton is a senior pastor of the United Methodist Church in Leawood, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City, KS.  It is the largest United Methodist congregation in the United States.  He had some comments about “god in the schools”.  The following are excerpts from his blog.  The bolding is mine. Read on: […]

Reflections

It is hard not to think about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The papers say that the shooter, Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adults. I guess that if you are counting bodies, that is what you get. However, he did irreparable damage to a lot more people than that. What […]

When Guns are Outlawed …

Inasmuch as what happened in Newtown, Aurora, Phoenix, Columbine, etc.,  I am reasonably sure that every politician knows that they have to convey the perception that they are doing something about this national sickness.  Most gun laws that have been passed in this country have been done to make us feel good AND to not […]

Bye Bye

Ever since President Obama won his second term with the tea baggers suffering some loses, it appears that a number of people are signing petitions asking that their state be allowed to leave the United States. Now, if you consider that our population of the United States is over 311 Million people, the number of […]

Stupid Design

I found this on the blog “Atheism & Me” and thought it quite thought provoking.

Judge Tom Head

PLEASE NOTE:  I HAD SOME PROBLEMS WITH WORDPRESS.  SOME OF MY SUBSCRIBERS MAY HAVE RECEIVED THIS TWICE.  PLEASE EXCUSE. Good grief, I missed another one! In my August 22 blog, I wrote about Representative Tom Aiken of Missouri and his unique take on Female biology. After I realized that this was just a Republican saying […]