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BIGOTRY RECAST AS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
We are a society riven by opposing points of view. Different mind sets based upon different world views. And this propensity is exacerbated by the dif-ferent balance of values held by liberals and ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 15 - - -
THE LOST ART OF COMPROMISE
Compromise is the essence of any social system. Edmund Burke, the father of modern conservatism said, "All governments, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 10 - - -
THE RIGHT TO CARRY AND THE RIGHT TO EXIT
The issue of gun control has galvanized our nation, with a vocal and bullying minority stomping for little or no restrictions. These Second Amendment absolutists keep pushing for, not just con-...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 4 - - -
THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
Success is pregnant with meaning and nuance. We wish it for our chil-dren, our friends and relatives, and ourselves. While most people equate success with material wealth for others it is ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 10 - - -
SPIN DOCTORS, HATERS AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT
There are professionals who spin for a living. Here in God's country we have home-grown amateurs, such as a derivative thinker who parrots other peoples ideas. Then there are the haters who spew hate,
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 13 - - -
THE GREAT DIVIDE
More and more we have become a society with an obscene gap between rich and poor. We are also a society more so-cially and politically divided than ever before. And everything in our technical ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 4 - - -
Other things I have Learned
The following are some life lessons I have stumbled across. I hope I have avoided platitudes, empty pieties, self-evident propositions, commencement oratory and anything that sounds like it may have ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 9 - - -
OTHER THINGS I HAVE LEARNED
The following are some life lessons I have stumbled across. I hope I have avoided platitudes, empty pieties, self-evident propositions, commencement oratory and anything that sounds like it may have ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 4 - - -
OTHER THINGS I HAVE LEARNED
The following are some life lessons I have stumbled across. I hope I have avoided plati-tudes, empty pieties, self-evident propositions, commencement oratory and anything that sounds like it may ...
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 4 - - -
FREE SPEECH IS AN OXYMORON
FREE SPEECH IS AN OXYMORON Speech is not free. Don’t even go there. I know you can speak your mind whenever, and on whatever subject you like with only certain, carefully crafted restrictions. It��
Gene Altshuler 04/30/2015 4 - - -
<strong>FREE SPEECH IS AN OXYMORON </strong>
Speech is not free. Don’t even go there. I know you can speak your mind whenever, and on whatever subject you like with only certain, carefully crafted restrictions. It’s the First Amendment ...
Gene Altshuler 12/23/2014 4 1 - -
WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT
This article is really an extension of a previous diary entitled Why Can't We Just Get Along? In a comment someone wrote that we all love our country and are patriotic so there must be some other ...
Gene Altshuler 10/19/2014 10 3 - -
OTHER THINGS I HAVE LEARNED
The following are some life lessons I have stumbled across. I hope I have avoided plati-tudes, empty pieties, self-evident propositions, commencement oratory and anything that sounds like it may ...
Gene Altshuler 10/12/2014 5 2 - -
The Opt Out Syndrome
One of the most sacred rights we have as Americans is the right to vote. Yet citizens are opting out of the political system and not exercising this right in alarming numbers. In the last ...
Gene Altshuler 10/04/2014 8 5 1 -
THE OBAMA LEGACY: TWO VIEWS
For some time now I have been thinking about the legacy of President Obama. There have been past presidents who were obsessed by their legacy – about how history would view them. As you are all ...
Gene Altshuler 09/06/2013 6 2 - -
NULLIFICATION: The Never Ending War with the left.
A new tactic is being employed by the GOP to nullify or thwart any and all laws that they do not like or agree with (some going back to the New Deal) where they have not been able to stop or reverse ...
Gene Altshuler 07/01/2013 10 19 1 -
Why we can't just get along
More and more as we have become a society with an ever-increasing gap between rich and poor we are also becoming a society more polarized than ever before. And everything in our technical ...
Gene Altshuler 06/27/2013 20 - - -
Things that I have learned
Over a lifetime spanning more than seven decades I have learned many things. Life lessons one could say. Saying no to everything will make a child simply stop listening. God invented Darwin. ...
Gene Altshuler 03/01/2013 2 4 - -
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