Monthly Archives: January 2013

Unfounded Assumptions on Gun Control

In order to have a productive discussion on gun control it is necessary that the participants expose and understand each other’s underlying assumptions on the topic. Continue reading

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Restriction vs Empowerment

Photo by Tony Young My 6-year-old son frequently wants to use sharp knives and it is not uncommon for him to get them out of a drawer unsupervised when he has a task that he believes would be served by … Continue reading

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Miracles On An Icy Road

We witnessed a miracle this evening. Actually, we witnessed several. At one point we had 5 vehicles and a FedEx truck stuck on the hill between our house and two houses down from us. Over a two hour period we … Continue reading

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The Next Best Thing

I failed to get a picture of Ezra after he climbed into the toilet but I couldn’t pass up the chance to take a picture when I found that he had climbed into the sink this morning (in the same … Continue reading

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Saving Social Security

When I heard Doug Wright say that he was incensed to hear someone characterize Social Security as charity it got me wondering – maybe it would be a good thing if social security were set up more like a charity so that we did not make it available to people who had sufficient assets to support themselves. Continue reading

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