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Where Do Our Rights Come From?

The title of this entry is something I’ve been thinking about for a while — in brief spurts — but haven’t had a chance to sit down and really mull it over. What spurred me to finally deal with it was a post on Facebook, in which the American Humanist Association said “Nope” in response[…]

Have We Gotten Nowhere?

[Copied/adapted from my “Big Blue Notebook”, July 4, 2000.] Exactly the same problems that plagued America at her inception remain with us. The Boston Tea Party, fabled as it may have been, protested taxation without representation; the taxes we still pay, only to a different governing body. The sugar tax is now called a sales[…]

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