Monthly Archives: January 2014

Joyce Cusack Speaks To The People

   Joyce Cusack is an elected member of the Volusia County Council.  The County Council has seven elected members.  Five are elected by districts within the county.  Two are elected on a countywide basis.     Ms. Cusack has announced that … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 81

   People usually yield to extremism not because they have no time to grow, but because they understand that they are not capable of growth.                                    R. Van Conoley

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Dan Hunt-Misjudgement On A Grand Scale

   I first met Dan Hunt in 2005 when I was campaigning for a seat on the DeBary City Council.  Mr. Hunt came to the door of his house and I enjoyed talking with him.  I found Mr. Hunt to … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 80

   Without a sense of proportion there can not be good taste nor genuine intelligence nor moral integrity.                         R. Van Conoley  ( Editor’s Note:  This aphorism is dedicated to: 1) Chris Carson, 2) Nick Koval, and especially 3) Dan … Continue reading

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Standing Up To the Two Thugs and Cowards On the DeBary City Council

   On January 15, 2014, I attended the first meeting of the new year for the DeBary City Council.  I have always considered individuals who speak ill of others behind their backs to be cowards.  I have always considered individuals … Continue reading

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Jesus Opposed Family Values

   It is very interesting to me how people of one religion can accurately point to flaws and shortcomings in other religions without seeing similar problems in their religion.  Religious movements have a great deal in common with political and … Continue reading

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Two Corrupt Welfare Parties

   There has never been a single doubt in my mind that the U.S. has two corrupt welfare parties.  The wanton profligacy of the George W. Bush administration should be enough to convince anyone that Bush’s “compassionate conservatism” was in … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 79

   There is a danger that the suppression of a clearly defined evil will result in its replacement by a generalized form.  Hence the supression of religious fanaticism usually gives rise to secular fanaticism.  The suppression of conventional war often … Continue reading

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Joyce Cusack and Pat Northey 2014

   The Volusia County Council consists of seven elected members.  Five are elected by districts within Volusia County.  Two are elected countywide.     In 2012, the unknown Jason Davis, defeated two very wealthy opponents.  Mr. Davis had very few campaign … Continue reading

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The Final Numbers Do Not Lie

   The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up + 26.50% for the year of 2013.  The Dow Jones Transportation Average closed up + 39.46% for the year of 2013.  The S&P 500 index closed up + 29.60% for the year.   … Continue reading

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