Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympic Blazers, Buttons and Berets: A Uniform Firestorm

“Let us take a patriot, where we can meet him; and, that we may not flatter ourselves by false appearances, distinguish those marks which are certain, from those which may deceive; for a man may have the external appearance of

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Cutting Off the Nose to Spite the Face

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else.  In the end, you are the one who gets burned.”  Buddha Egyptian Salafist leaders are reportedly planning to put an end

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Bowling Together: The Subsidiarity of Healthcare

“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein The last five decades in America have experienced a decline in every objective measure of participation in community and civic life. In his book Bowling Alone, political scientist

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Burnt Bows and Torn Tapestries

“To change your fate, look inside and mend the bond torn by pride!” – Brave (Pixar 2012) A defiant daughter swipes at her mother with a sharp sword then uses it to slash her family’s cherished tapestry in two.  The

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