Sunny
90.0 ° F
Full Weather
Sponsored By:

Something To Think About Archive

Sponsored by:

Something To Think About - 8/5/20

“The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail” noted writer Louis L’Amour. “Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for.”

Something To Think About - 8/4/20

Joe Biden’s “climate plan” includes shutting down every natural gas and coal-fired power plant in the country within 15 years. Problem is, they provide a whopping 60% of America’s electricity. So how will you charge your government-subsidized electric car? And at what cost? Scarcity means increased prices for everyone.

Something To Think About - 7/28/20

Joe Biden’s recently released climate-change plan, essentially authored by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a cost of $2 trillion, outlaws all use of coal and (clean) natural gas to generate electricity in 15 years; as well as a ban on oil and gas production on federal lands; require cars to have zero emissions; and create an Environmental and Climate Justice Division within the Justice Department to punish corporations and individuals. That’s a bit Orwellian even by Democrat standards.

Something To Think About - 7/27/20

Baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter notes that "There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

Something To Think About - 7/25/20

Kahlil Gibran — 'Generosity is not in giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is in giving me that which you need more than I do.'

Something To Think About - 7/23/20

A recent Washington Post op-ed urged that the name of the Father of Our Country be dropped from Washington and Lee University. Wonder when they'll drop his name from their masthead?

Something To Think About - 7/22/20

Former Mayor Harold Washington, Chicago's first black mayor, once noted that "It's a wonderful world but you/ve got to work, you've got to think, and you've got to study." And, we would add, you've got to know your history.

Something To Think About - 7/21/20

The recent thinly veiled proposal by House Democrats to create two more Democratic Senate seats by making the District of Columbia our fifty-first state was addressed in 1964 by no less than then Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, a Democrat, ho wrote: "It was indispensably necessary to the independence and the very existence of the (new) Federal Government to have a seat of government which was not subject to the jurisdiction or control of any State."

Something To Think About - 7/17/20

Writer Anne Rice once made the observation that “One moment the world is as it is. The next, it is something entirely different. Something it has never been before.

Something To Think About - 7/16/20

Escaped slave Frederick Douglass wrote of President Grant: “I see in him the vigilant, firm, impartial, and wise protector of my race from all the malign, reactionary, social, and political elements that would whelm them in destruction.” It’s too bad that the unwise, radical reactionaries tore down the Grant monument in San Francisco.

Use the myMotherLode.com Keyword Search to go straight to a specific page

Popular Pages

  • Local News
  • Fire Info
  • Weather
  • Dining Guide
  • Classifieds
  • Events
  • Movies
  • Tourism
  • Polls
  • Traffic
  • Media
  • Real Estate

Use the myMotherLode.com Keyword Search to go straight to a specific page

Popular Pages

  • Local News
  • Fire Info
  • Weather
  • Dining Guide
  • Classifieds
  • Events
  • Movies
  • Tourism
  • Polls
  • Traffic
  • Media
  • Real Estate
Feedback