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Dawn and I are headed to the Outer Banks for several days, an annual visit for roughly 30-years now. The local governments out there have been smart about not letting the area be Disneyfied and junked-up, but there isn’t anything … Continue reading

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There goes your teensy tax cut

What do you know? America’s largest retailer announced today that, thanks to the First Felon’s new tariffs, prices are going up. Walmart says Trump admin.'s higher tariffs on China goods will increase prices for US shoppers. https://t.co/aW2sDTwUAB — NBC News … Continue reading

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How many atheists are there?

I ventured a few days ago that there are more agnostics and atheists among us than generally recognized. I feel confident, too, that there is a far-greater percentage of atheists and agnostics in the general population than suggested by polls … Continue reading

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Quote for the day

The more I review the report, the more absurd and misleading the we-need-to-know-more response seems to be. And the more it seems to have contributed to public misunderstanding. How different would it have been if a unified chorus of Democratic … Continue reading

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Moral impulses

She’s out of fashion this year, but routinely-misunderstood Ayn Rand frequently used a line that ought to be tattooed on the inside of everybody’s eyelid: “Contradictions cannot exist. When you encounter one, check your premises.” I am reminded of that … Continue reading

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