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Remembering This Day

September 11, 2007

I have not forgotten one bit of this day, even 6 years later.  I recall where I was, what I was doing, how I heard, my emotions, and my thoughts.  It is as real to me today as it was when it happened. I changed on that day — for the better — and resolved […]

Public Use vs. Private Property

August 23, 2007

I continue to be amazed that governments — local, state, federal — continue have the, um, guts shall we say to torment the taxpayers through increased taxes, regulation, intimidation, treachery, and so on. This article in today’s East Valley Tribune has got me wide-eyed though.  It concerns the city of Chandler trying to build a […]

The Purpose of Education

August 22, 2007

Around this time last year, I listened to a radio show that was discussing the merits of education.  The show, a quasi-conservative talk program, featured a renown educator most notably for his columns on the need for improvements in education, particularly public education.  During the course of this show, they decided to take some calls […]