Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Wise Saying – Part 61

   The real persuaders are our desires, our fears, and above all our vanity.  The skillful propagandist stirs and coaches these internal persuaders.  This wise saying can often be observed by studying politicians.  While there are many corrupt politicians who … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 60

      The news media find it easy to exalt a person as long as they can lower the already exalted.                                   R. Van Conoley

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DeBaryPop Comment

   Norman Erickson is the editor of the website, DeBarypop.com.  In a recent comment, Mr. Erickson stated:  ” Lets say I’m a really nice guy and pay for my neighbor’s daughter’s insurance.”     It is not the policy of Sanityandsense.com to … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 59

   Resentment emanates more from a sense of weakness than from a sense of injustice.  Individuals resent a wholly false accusation less than one that is partly justified.  The totally blameless are incapable of resentment.                               R. Van Conoley

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The End Of Free Market Capitalism

   In the second decade of the 21st. Century, the U.S. has destroyed free market capitalism using a dual approach.  The first thrust of the anti-capitalist agenda involved the irresponsible and often illegal actions by the U.S. Government and various … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 58

The readiness to praise others often indicates a desire for excellence and usually an ability to realize it.                                  R. Van Conoley

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A Wise Saying – Part 57

   He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.       Tertullian

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National Black Republican Association

   The National Black Republican Association (NBRA) based in Sarasota, Florida, recently issued a statement from their Chairman, Frances Rice.  Chairman Rice filed articles of impeachment against President Obama, and stated in part: ” We Black American Citizens, in order … Continue reading

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Remembering

   President Richard Nixon resigned in August/1974,  39 years ago this month.  There are a number of Watergate related articles on this website.  For individuals interested, simply type the word “Watergate” into the search box in the top right hand … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 56

   Almost all enduring success comes to people after they are forty.  For seldom does mature judgement arrive before then.     Henry Ford.

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