Commentary

Failed Choices -Eli Stone

Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition. Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia I think it’s hilarious that since the democrats got Barrack Obama in office and with all the funny and illegal stuff he pulled while in office, that the…

Thinkers and Doers -Murph Unleashed

“Democracy is indispensable to socialism.”- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin “Democracy is the road to Socialism.”- Karl Marx “If you want a good argument against democracy, spend five minutes with a voter.” -Winston Churchill Just think how wonderful the world would be if we could all just get along. I mean if we could think away problems…

Running on Empty -Eli Stone

“Suspicion is a virtue as long as its object is the public good, and as long as it stays within proper bounds. … Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” Patrick…

Oh What a Wonderful World – Murph Unleashed

“In practice, socialism didn’t work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy.” David Horowitz Dear readers, I hope everyone had an awesome thanksgiving. Time with family and friends and great food is hard to beat. Also a congratulations…

Response to letter to the editor

I’d like to respond to Mr. Patterson’s letter from last week. First of all, I appreciate the cordial tone and lack of vitriol. I think it’s important in these trying times to remember that we’re all Americans, and we can elevate the discourse from the poo-slinging that goes on in Congress and the media. That…

Those Nasty Facts – Murph Unleashed

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. – Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein The above little bit of wisdom is why I think communists, socialists, and democrats are not well balanced. Okay, I want to set some things straight. First, the Veteran’s Administration is not a…

A Cat’s Eye View

By Catherine Mahrholz “Liberal – not narrow in opinion or judgment: tolerant” – The Merriam Webster Dictionary It’s been a while since I’ve written anything for Cat’s Corner. Some of you may remember one or two of my previous scribblings. In future columns I’d like to share what I think is a slightly different perspective…