Monthly Archives: April 2010

On Greed

“Every effort must be made to increase forfeiture income.” Attorney General Richard Thornburgh warning federal prosecutors in 1990 when the Justice Department was falling short of the $470 million in asset forfeitures they had expected. (reported in the Nando Times, … Continue reading

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On Tea

“The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I Am Not A Virginian, But An American!” — Patrick Henry in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. “That these are our grievances which we have thus … Continue reading

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On Charity

There once was a kind and generous man that had two neighbors. One was wealthy and had three cars, while the other one was poor and had none. Being a kind and generous man, he decided to take one of … Continue reading

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On Hope

“I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.”  Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), 3rd President of the United States Hope is defined in the … Continue reading

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On Faith

Finally… the snow is melted, and we can feel the warm sun on our faces. After a long, hard, snowy winter, spring is here. I spent this past weekend digging in the dirt, planting seeds and bulbs so I can … Continue reading

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