Friday, September 11, 2009
5:12 pm cdt
5:11 pm cdt
There have long been stories of a mythical Thunderbird, described in many ancient cultures. It was described as a huge raptor capable of catching large prey, including humans.
So, what if it wasn't a myth?
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
1:36 pm cdt
Did you know:
* 75% of unemployed are illiterate
* 1/3 of mothers receiving family aid are illiterate
* 60% of prison inmates are illeterate
* 85% of youths appearing before juvenile court are illiterate
.... seeing a trend here??
There has been much talk of everyone having exactly the same in equality. It sounds like a wonderful
concept, but it can come at great cost.
8:39 am cdt
I read this short story many years ago, and I finally found a copy of it
on the web as this idea is much on my mind here lately.
I'll give a copy of the first paragraph, but click
here to read the entire story .
THE YEAR WAS 2081, and everybody was finally equal.
They weren’t only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else.
Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else. All this equality was due to
the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution, and to the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States