Monthly Archives: October 2016

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE – SORT OF

The controversy over the pledge of allegiance and whether refusing to stand while it is being recited is unpatriotic or merely an expression of the first amendment rights to free speech has gone on much longer than I would have … Continue reading

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CAN’T STAND THE PLEDGE?

I find it somewhat ironic, this movement to eschew the Pledge of Allegiance.  It’s not that someone would exercise his or her first amendment rights to express their feelings about inequities in our capitalistic system.  The irony is that the … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES “GREAT AGAIN” REALLY MEAN?

“Great” is an excellent weasel word.  My Random House Webster’s Dictionary lists 23 definitions and common usages for the word, which means that you can use it and, if questioned closely, have a wide range of plausible explanations as to … Continue reading

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