Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson gave a speech at the University of Michigan in which he first proposed what he called the “Great Society.” So what of the Great Society on its 50th birthday? Sadly, there’s little to celebrate.
The virtues of the American farmer as extolled by Paul Harvey in a commercial for Dodge trucks are the self-same virtues we look for in fathers – and for which there is no substitute when no father is around.
An idea that Rush Limbaugh put forth on his program a few days ago set me thinking. The question Limbaugh asked was which has been a greater force for good in the world, greed or charity?
Anyone who so chooses can live for a time as if he or she is wealthy. But for how long? Time is the critical variable.