We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
"At the very seat of Texas government," thunders the ACLU brief, "between the Texas State Capitol and the Texas Supreme Court, is large monument quoting a famous passage of religious scripture taken, almost verbatim, from the King James Bible." Horrors. From the tone you'd think they had a monument to Hitler on the Texas Capitol. Well, it's part of the job of the ACLU to provoke and infuriate, but it usually ends up with judges determining whether values and morals and cultural traditions and religion should have any role to play in legal decision-making. Lately, it seems not. To renounce values and morals and traditions is one good way to destroy a nation. Let's begin with a couple of new members of the Supremes. As I think about it, the Hitler monument would probably be fine with the ACLU...Click here: Mona Charen: Thou shalt have no others gods before the ACLU