Monthly Archives: August 2012

Get a load of this…Rubbish!

Get a load of this… More than a decade after he was captured in Afghanistan, John Walker Lindh, the so-called “American Taliban,” was in a federal court in Indiana this week seeking not his release from a federal prison in … Continue reading

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Still having difficulties deciding who to vote for…perhaps we can lend a lay-person’s hand

Think about all things…not what you just see immediately… This is a normal first day or first week critical thinking exercise that we have used with our students from time to time. We will present some situational scenarios and all … Continue reading

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If this was 1963 and Obama’s name happened to be Oswald…

There are some out there in our audience as well as those avid readers and followers of The Contemplative Thinker who will easily relate to what we about to write about. Then again, any person with an open interest in … Continue reading

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What is sexual orientation..?

  Please understand with empathy that the author means no disrespect to anyone’s lifestyle; furthermore the writer is simply trying to find out what the definition of a meaningless two words are: Sexual orientation is distinct from other components of … Continue reading

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Boycotting because one doesn’t like another’s freedom to speak?

Boycott is to not do or buy something as protest; to not take part in an event, or to not buy or use something as a protest. Here a portion of the definition that really got to me: to cease … Continue reading

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Time to Restore America’s Rule of Law

Time to Restore America’s Rule of Law In his recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Professor David Skeel of the University of Pennsylvania Law School pointed out: No one doubts that the coming election will be the most important referendum on … Continue reading

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Who Investigated or Vetted this person we know as Barack Obama..?

Who Investigated or Vetted this person we know as Barack Obama..? Well we are not going to stray too much from the mark here. Lately as more information becomes available predicated upon the known past of this very junior senator, … Continue reading

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Foregone morality, neglect of ethics, and recklessly claiming no such thing as virtue?

And in this person’s short lifetime up to now, there are far too many indentations within the fabric of our society and how we fail to get issues resolved. Just back from visiting The Economist it was a comment from … Continue reading

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Does our government demonstrate responsibility and good conscience..?

The New Mexico Supreme Court recently announced that it will consider the case of a Christian photographer who objected for religious reasons to photographing a same-sex commitment ceremony. The photographer, Elaine Huguenin, says she refused to photograph the ceremony because … Continue reading

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Freedom of speech demands Political Correctness..?

Freedom of speech demands Political Correctness..? Mayor Peter Swiderski addressed a letter to the entire village of Hastings on Hudson, New York, making clear his conviction that facts which offend the sensibilities of the left must be condemned as “deplorable, … Continue reading

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