Archive | May, 2015

Podcast: The Pledge of Allegiance

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In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the Pledge of Allegiance. We’ve said the words thousands of times. We know them by rote. “I pledge allegiance to the flag…” But does the Pledge of Allegiance actually represent an accurate vision of the United States? Or is it communicating something altogether different […]

133 Words or Less: Economic Dummies

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The level of economic ignorance in America astounds and saddens me. This morning and advocate for a local project told a TV reporter that, “The cost won’t be as high because we’ve got some federal money.” Wrong. Wrong. Absolutely wrong. The fact you obtained funds doesn’t change the cost of your project. The price-tag remains […]

133 Words or Less: Peas in a Pod – Security Hawks and Global Warming Alarmists

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Security-hawks are the conservative Republican equivalent of progressive global warming alarmists. For years, global warming fear-mongers told us we will all probably die if we don’t let them implement their political policies. They predicted a looming ice age. Then they predicted polar ice would melt. They predicted seas would rise and floodwater would inundate coastal […]