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Category: <span>Editorial</span>

Category: Editorial

Leaving Your Mark

America’s history is rife with those who’ve left their unique mark on our landscape, from our Founding Fathers to those who settled this land, built the infrastructure for future growth, railroads and highways connecting the East to the West. Churches and schools sprang up and the template for future technology blossomed. The Astors, Carnegies, Morgans, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and other capitalist moguls left their indelible mark on our existence. Inventors like Bell, Eastman, Edison, Ford, Goodyear, Morse, Ritty, Whitney and the Wright brothers, made our lives easier and broadened our horizons beyond our own shores. At the same time the federal …

Too Much Prattle Overshadows Action

“Well Done Is Better Than Well Said.” That quote, attributed to Ben Franklin, is nearly universally agreed upon as true, but compromised ubiquitously. As one who venerates the wordsmith, defends the majesty of language and eloquence of words, experience reminds this columnist that our human race talks incessantly. Talk shows, podcasts, TV infomercials; we’re bombarded with blather and prattle incessantly. It could be described anatomically as, “Severe diarrhea of the lips.” Whether it’s in the political arena, or nearly every realm of one’s life, a growing number rarely take a step in the direction of translating words into deeds. A …

Towering Moral Dilemmas of the Day

Admittedly my generation’s prone to be lugubrious when examining our shifting cultural and moral landscape, understanding the consequences of it’s end, if dramatic measures aren’t forthcoming. Some think it’s a generational curse, as it may appear without investigation. Younger citizens, who’ve contemplated that the erosion of individual liberty, reach similar conclusions, realizing one can’t ignore the obvious any longer. Others remain in their hermetically sealed world of obdurate denial, refusing to enter the public domain, or risk upsetting their neatly arranged life untouched by the reality of the threat to our Republic. “A free people cannot survive under a Republic …