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Learning from Litter

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  It is amazing what you can learn from reading the litter along a country road.

On Being Wendy

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  Texas is looking for a good governor, not a good mother.

The Money Thing

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  The photograph of a car–the Rolls Royce–drove me to the subject of money today.

Wolf Wisdom

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  “Little Red Riding Hood” is a fairy tale. Get it?

Mississippi Leads

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That’s the feminine voice, rolling pin in hand. The news about Mississippi is often bleak, but there was something different last week—a pioneering legislative initiative that could have an interesting and ripple effect.

Man without a Country

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“I wish I may never hear of the United States again!” “Think!” says a little card taped to my computer after a failure to do so. I wonder if regret or consequence is the greater teacher, but both are more powerful than any other. 

Do the Right Thing

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  For the first time, we may not survive long enough to learn from doing the wrong thing. Questionable decision-making has a high profile in the media lately. Objectively speaking, some of the issues involved seem complicated. I have a friend who would disagree. “All this could be avoided,” he would say, “if everyone would… Read more »

Gun Control and Ian Tyson

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The United States, a country that has gone off the rails Ah, my morning paper reveals that gun control is dead. Well, let’s look at the bright side. We’ll be getting a new Congress.