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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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The Daily Dose – July 23, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… THE LATEST FROM THE FIASCO FACTORY: Oh dear me, President Trump – President Trump! – is now defending his right to pardon people. He feels so strongly about the matter he tweeted about this … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Andrew Chaikin

Any society, if it is to flourish instead of merely survive, must strive to transcend its own limits. – Andrew Chaikin, A Man on the Moon Today is the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. On July 20, … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 20, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… MUST SEE TV: Watching the GOP flounder like a fish out of water is turning out to be very compelling to watch. It is not only compelling, it is also both funny and sad. … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – J.R.R. Tolkien

…that way lies our hope, where sits our greatest fear. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Regular readers of this crap know The Lord of the Rings is a frequent contributor to this feature. For our money it is … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – July 18, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… CAPSULE BOOK REVIEW: Fat Ollie’s Book By Ed McBain: While we can usually remember how we were introduced to one of our favorite authors, in Ed McBain’s case we are at a complete loss. … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Richard Brookhiser

He had to learn things he did not know, do things he did not do well, and learn not to attempt things he could not do at all…  Richard Brookhiser, George Washington on Leadership Richard Brookhiser is an American writer, … Continue reading

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