Saturday, April 26, 2014

Something to Know - 26 April

Jeff Danziger

1.  Once in a while, a Frenchman emerges to shed light on how we (The USA) is doing as a nation to uphold the ideas on which we used to form our country and form of governance.   Alex de Tocqueville, meet Thomas Picketty:

2.  The Ignorant Dufus of a cattle rancher in a cattle grazing range of Nevada has provoked an ugly reminder of our nation's past.  Here are two commentaries by the NY TImes:

3.  Cynthia Tucker always keeps a close watch on Georgia politics.  Guns and the funding for the CDC to study the health of our society as it is affected by Guns is the subject of her commentary:

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms when serving in the Militia shall not be infringed.
--John Paul Stevens (former associate justice of the Supreme Court)

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