Reinventing ‘heroes’

I read this on the “Arrow” Goggle site today: Reinventing the DC Comics character, the Arrow is not a superhero … but a hero — every bit as dangerous as the criminals he’s hunting. After being marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen returns home with a mysterious agenda and lethal […]

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Surviving Abuse

Please ignore this post if you want to avoid political issues: Once upon a time, not so long ago as it now seems, I was in an abusive relationship.  What I saw then, I see now in Washington. Before I had committed to this relationship, I thought, quite naively that with nothing but hard work […]

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The Pride Cycle

A long time ago, I recognized a pattern.  Maybe I recognized it because I was taught it in Sunday School, but it should be pretty evident for those who have studied history.  In Sunday School, they called it “The Pride Cycle.”  Historians would call it they cycle of civilization, or some such (like such as).  […]

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The Information Is Out There

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty & Learning, each leaning on each on the other for their mutual and surest support? – James Madison Information leads to freedom. It has always been so. When North Korean Concentration camp prisoner, Shin Dong-hyuk, decided to try and escape, it was […]

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