Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Thought for the Day – William C Van Horne

Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt. – William C Van Horne William Cornelius Van Horne was an American/Canadian railroad executive. He was born in America, but ended up settling in Montreal. Born in … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 31, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… BOY, GAYLON’S SURE BEEN ON THE RAG LATELY: Over the years, more than one person has said that a freely elected government is merely a reflection of the people who elected them. Let’s take … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Will Durant

The first lesson of philosophy is we cannot be wise about everything. We are fragments in infinity and moments in eternity; for such forked atoms to describe the universe, or the Supreme Being, must make the planets tremble with mirth. … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 30, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… NFL = NOT FOR LONG: The evidence is hard to ignore: you play professional football, you get brain damage. We’ve talked before in this space about whether or not the National Football League (NFL) … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Andrew Johnson

…and for my country, whether right or wrong, I am for my country always. – Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, inaugurated after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in April 1865. A native of North … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 29, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… WHILE WE WERE OUT: The good thing about taking a couple of days off during the Trump Administration is you know there will be material for a column waiting for you when you return … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Sophocles

One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been. – Sophocles Sophocles was an ancient Greek playwright who flourished in the fifth century before Christ. Highly celebrated in his day, he is reputed to have … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 26, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…: You know, one of the things us whack-jobs who run as third-party candidates like to say is there really is not much of a difference between Democrats and Republicans.   … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Will Durant

…all truth is old, and only error is original. – Will Durant, The Story of Civilization, Volume III: Caesar and Christ Will Durant was an American historian and writer. Over a 40-year period, he and his wife Ariel wrote the … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 25, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… QUOTE THAT SUCKER:  It might not be the most famous line from the Declaration of Independence, but it’s up there: …to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from … Continue reading

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