Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Wise Saying – Part 116

   I do not believe that the solution to the problem with the U.S. Government today is simply to elect honest people to public office.  The important thing is to create a political climate of opinion which will make it … Continue reading

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Scientific Illiteracy In America

   In recent months I have seen pictures in magazines and in major newspapers and even on TV of individuals pouring ice water over other individuals in order to promote understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ( ALS ). It is … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 115

To a child, to a savage, and to a Wall Street operator everything seems possible- hence their credulity.  Exactly the same is true of people who live in times of great uncertainty.  Fear and hope both heighten credulity.  Hence crooked … Continue reading

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Website Visitors

There were 1,867 visitors to this website in August, 2014.  This is the third highest month since the website began.                                      R. Van Conoley

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A Racist Is A Racist Is A Racist

    I am old enough to remember seeing White racism in the ” Old South ” when I was a child.  I clearly remember the many news stories about Byron De La Beckwith, Jr., in 1963 and 1964.  Beckwith was … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 114

War against the present is always a war against facts.  Facts are the toys of men who live and die at leisure.  Individuals who are engrossed in the immediate realization of an extravagant hope view facts as something vile and … Continue reading

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