Go Home or Die

We can’t say we weren’t warned about the outcome of legalizing “assisted suicide.”  It always starts with saying the patient has to consent and then moves on from there:

A terminal ill man who needs around-the-clock care filed a lawsuit claiming doctors are pressuring him to go home or die in medically assisted death.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5743117/Critically-ill-man-says-doctors-REFUSING-medical-care-offered-assisted-death.html#comments

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The Most Effective Way To Destroy A People

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“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

George Orwell

We Can’t Tell Everyone

I guess Columbia is racist and xenophobic:

“We can’t tell everyone, ‘Come, stay here,'” Christian Kruger, the director of Colombia’s migration agency, said in a recent interview. “There is no country in the world that can support unlimited migration.”

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/venezuela-exodus-swells-more-migrants-face-removal-170224915.html

There are no Atheists in… Burning Planes

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This is the moment a terrified air passenger started praying after capturing footage of fire shooting out of a jet engine ..

A desperate passenger – an oil worker – captured the nightmare scene on a mobile phone and said: ‘I thought I was an atheist, but I’ve just started praying.’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4939932/Passenger-films-FLAMES-shooting-jet-engine.html

This is Not What Nelson Mandela Wanted

The Antidote is Private Character

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“The less government we have, the better, — the fewer laws, and the less confided power. The antidote to this abuse of [by] formal Government, is, the influence of private character, the growth of the Individual.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Source: https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/what-american-thinkers-once-wrote-about-the-individual/

Their Morality Made Them Appealing

James Perloff on the Golden Age of television:

I believe what made that era’s shows so appealing was essentially their morality. 1950s television permitted no cursing or sex scenes; any violence wasn’t graphic. Furthermore, most shows’ plots ended with a positive moral lesson. Honesty, respect for others, “doing the right thing,” self-control, and other virtues were upheld. Superman began every episode reminding children that Superman fought for “truth, justice, and the American way.”

Read more: https://jamesperloff.com/2018/04/27/the-real-reason-there-was-a-golden-age-of-television/