Didn't we fight a revolution to rid ourselves of a monarchy? In fact, wasn't that the whole basis of our founding? Executive power is not unlimited and is in no way meant to be used to circumvent the legislative process, progressive temper tantrums notwithstanding. House progressives are calling on President Biden to use his executive... Continue Reading →
Story of the day – Mr. Edwards meets Santa Claus (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
When our daughter was small we spent many a happy hour watching the series and today my grandchildren watch. I know the books were different but their influence was definitely felt.
“The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder
This story is from the book, Little House On the Prairie, written in 1935, the third book in the Little House series.
About the book, according to Wikipedia:
The book tells about the months the Ingalls family spent on the prairie of Kansas, around the town of Independence, Kansas. At the beginning of this story, Pa Ingalls decides to sell the house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, and move the family, via covered wagon to the Indian Territory near Independence, Kansas, as there were widely circulating stories that the land (under Osage ownership) would be opened to settlement by homesteaders imminently…
Ma’s fears about American Indians and Laura’s observations…
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China imposes sanctions on US officials over Xinjiang | Fox News
Yet another reason to pull out of the Olympics and to make it very difficult for US companies to manufacture in China for sale here. Just winking at slave labor and concentration camps while benefitting from the profits enjoyed through these practices makes un complicit in a crime against humanity. BEIJING — China announced sanctions... Continue Reading →