William Buckley on Donald Trump from 2000

What about the aspirant who has a private vision to offer to the public and has the means, personal or contrived, to finance a campaign? In some cases, the vision isn’t merely a program to be adopted. It is a program that includes the visionary’s...

Anxiety In Depth Report

We all have probably experienced some degree of anxiety.  To what degree is really the problem.  I have been a diagnosed Agoraphobic for over 30 years.  It is in check as I take medication but I am not sure people understand the degrees of anxiety...

What is wrong with pity and is pity still a virtue?

Pity expresses a negative evaluation of the bad situation of others. Nevertheless people do not like to be pitied. What is wrong with pity and is pity still a virtue? The attitude of most people toward beggars or the homeless is a typical example...

Why do we dwell in the past ?

  After something stressful happens it would be nice if we could leave it behind and move on with our lives.  Sometimes we can.  For example, you might narrowly miss getting sideswiped by another car, feel stressed in the moment, and then shake it...

I hate this nice weather~

  How sad.  I am thinking about all the nice weather I will be missing this winter.  It's already bothering me.  Everything is so green, people smile more in warm weather, you can wear less clothes, flowers are still blooming and all I can think of...

My heart is breaking

I have known for a while something was wrong in the family.  We are very close but do not gossip about each other.  In the past months, I have heard from some reliable sources in the family, a young person in the family has a heroin addiction.  My...

John McLaughlin, a former Roman Catholic priest dies

John McLaughlin, a former Roman Catholic priest who became an aide to Richard M. Nixon in the White House and parlayed his fierce defense of the president into a television career as host of “The McLaughlin Group,” the long-running Sunday morning...

I received an unexpected gift this morning

I was given the gift of a beautiful movie to watch in the middle of the night. My sleep was over at 1:00 am and as usual, I was bored. In my travels on the internet, I came across the reviews for a movie called “The Intouchables”. It sounded like a...