Virtue and Accountability – Is virtue old fashioned?

In today’s climate, people are afraid to talk about virtue because it makes them sound as though they are some sort of religious zealot. Thus, virtue is viewed as a quaint, old fashioned notion of a by-gone era that has no real meaning in today’s sophisticated, more highly mature culture. But virtue is just another [...]

By |2011-03-14T21:46:28-04:00March 14th, 2011|Education, Government, Tea Party|0 Comments

Silly Science

Recently, politicians have gotten a lot of ink and air time by making fun of federally funded science projects.  For example, Wake Forest University scientists are studying monkeys under the influence of cocaine in a project titled “Effect of Cocaine Self-Administration on Metabotropic Glutamate Systems.” How silly can you get?  Let me try.  I found [...]

By |2010-08-09T16:28:38-04:00August 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

More Hints of Honest Journalism

Here’s the beginning of a fair-minded Washington Post article by Robert McCartney (a man who doesn’t happen to agree with much of our movement, by the way): I went to the "tea party" rally at the Washington Monument on Thursday to check out just how reactionary and potentially violent the movement truly was. Answer: Not very. Based on what [...]

By |2010-04-21T06:06:15-04:00April 20th, 2010|Tea Party|0 Comments

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