Category | General Discussion

Weight Loss versus Fitness Focus

Posted on 18 April 2014

The real goal should be to improve your overall level of fitness, lowering the amount of fat you have on (and in) your body while increasing the strength of your muscle mass, flexibility of your joints, health of your organs, etc.

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Movie Quotes Today

Posted on 15 April 2014

One of the things I enjoy doing most as I watch what I consider to be entertaining, is thinking about how some of the key quotes – often used as catch-phrases to promote the movie – can be applied to today’s world in some way. Just for fun, this week I thought I’d take a look at some of my favorite movie quotes from (mostly) recent movies and how I think they might apply to today’s world. Here we go…

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The 10% Flat Tax Rate

Posted on 15 April 2014

In 2011 the reported (from the government budget office) median household income in the United States was $50,502. There were an estimated 117 million households in the U.S. that year. That means that a total personal income of $5.9 TRILLION dollars was earned. From the same government office we can see that a total of $1.09 TRILLION was taken by the federal government in personal income tax.

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Do I Believe In The Death Penalty?

Posted on 14 April 2014

Yes, I am in favor of the death penalty and believe that every state should act upon it. The death penalty was something that people came up with to punish people for doing something that was unethical and against the law.

Compassion Without Strength Is Useless

Posted on 11 April 2014

Compassion and a willingness or drive to reduce cruelty and heartlessness can be worthless unless a person also has the strength and will to enforce it. Pacifism may be great, but no pacifist ever overcame the violence, cruelty or heartlessness of a bully.

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What We Do & Why

Posted on 10 April 2014

All of that BS that the mainstream media feeds us so regularly only distracts us from what’s important: what’s being done around us that has a direct impact on our liberties and our quality of life.

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Unacceptably Politically Correct?

Posted on 10 April 2014

It strikes me as unacceptable that we live in a society that has grown so politically correct… so intensely aware of POTENTIAL offense… so set on cowtowing to whiny mouthed people – that an honest, educated, law-abiding, responsible parent has to worry about some pictures put on Facebook.

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Objective Reassessment: How Sentimental Are You?

Posted on 09 April 2014

Think about your own choices and how affected they are by YOUR sentimental attachments. Give it a second thought and make sure that you’re equipping yourself as best you can.

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A Good American?

Posted on 08 April 2014

I realized through the course of the discussion was that there wasn’t a lot of disagreement about the personality characteristics. The disagreements arose as to what actions would be spurred by those desired personality characteristics.

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Self Reliance Equals Greater Economic Stability

Posted on 04 April 2014

Of course, we call them conveniences because using them saves us time and effort. That’s the trade off. Reducing our dependence on these conveniences means increasing the amount of time and work we put into being self-reliant. The positive side of the effort, though, is the reduced impact we feel when the economy is bad or challenged.

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