Quote of the Week

"Climate is no longer a major cause of deaths, thanks in large part to fossil fuels...The popular climate discussion has the issue backwards. It looks at man as a destructive force for climate livability, one who makes the climate dangerous because we use fossil fuels. In fact, the truth is the exact opposite; we don’t take a safe climate and make it dangerous; we take a dangerous climate and make it safe. High-energy civilization, not climate, is the driver of climate livability.”

Dr. Alex Epstein, author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels




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What Should We Think About Donald Trump?

Unless you've been living in Outer Slobbobia for the past twenty years, you probably know who Donald Trump is: multi-billionaire New York businessman, boss the of the reality show "The Apprentice" and other offshoots, big hair, big mouth and now candidate for president of the United States.

You're also probably aware that since announcing his candidacy. Trump has taken off like a shooting star to the top of the national polls. That despite some gaffes, straight talk, and denials and hand-wringing by GOP insiders and the drive-by media.

So what should we think about Donald Trump?

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If You Tell a Lie Long Enough...

A number of items in the news have prompted my thinking on telling the truth. It seems like that reality is in short supply these days--especially when it comes to government affairs. It's also a problem in many people's individual lives.

You see, when you tell a lie long enough you might just start believing it yourself.

A number of issues are forefront on the world stage this week. They include the Greek debt crisis, the nuclear deal with Iran, and an illegal alien killing 32-year old Kate Steinle in San Francisco.

Let's talk about the power of words, especially when used to tell ongoing lies.

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