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Wages

In a well-meaning article from MIT, a “living wage calculator” showed the difference between the current minimum wage in various states and the costs of living under different circumstances in the different counties in those states. The project was designed … Continue reading

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Holiday Hits and Misses

I love the Christmas season, and if the weather has several chilly days in a row, so much the better.   I get a lot of enjoyment in finding unique gifts for the unique people in my life, I even like … Continue reading

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Disposable

We live in a disposable age and our mindset has kept pace. It seems to me that nobody plays for keeps anymore. This is much deeper than opting for plastic and paper diapers over cloth, and using paper towels instead … Continue reading

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Is “Pro-Life” the same as “Anti-Abortion”?

We have allowed the press to define this debate, to the point where it is no longer a debate with an honest exchange of respected ideas, but a contentious verbal battle with no progress. Many who pompously title themselves “pro-life” … Continue reading

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Good Manners

It’s been a while since I put anything up here.  I am so sorry. It was really bad manners to neglect my devoted readers. I live down here in the South, in the land of good manners.  Children are taught at a … Continue reading

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