August 2, 2012
In a very animated speech given in early May of 2012, Glenn Beck, a conservative political analyst, made a plea for people to work their way through intellectual puzzles by “relying on the message we get from the gut.” If this was a lone opinion, we could dismiss it and consider the source. However, it appears in popular usage enough to be a concern to those with some respect for reason. “Thinking with our gut” is a course of action for lazy minds waiting for an accident to happen.
September 24, 2010
Beck rally was about fellowship and love To the editor: Regarding Burr Loomis' letter to the editor of Sept. 2 ( "'Reclaim the dream' impresses conservative," page A4): You might be a conservative, like George Bush or Nancy Pelosi are conservatives. I love how moderates and liberals say they are Republicans and conservatives to get published. We conservatives don't have to state our party. It shows by our actions. My son and his family were at the Aug. 28 Restoring Honor rally and at the Sept.
September 14, 2010
"I would like to say my heart goes out to all the horses that died, and to the owners, I feel sorry. " - Hagerstown "I'd like to thank the Community Free Clinic on Mill Street in Hagers-town, for seeing me and giving me medications. I've been able to work the last three years and take care of my family. I'd just like to thank them very much. " - Hagerstown "Two schools, a medical center, an assisted living center, a hospital, and a projected office complex, to increase traffic by 400 more cars a day. What are you people thinking with?
May 27, 2010
I'm currently a man without a political party, so if you hear of any good ones, let me know. I used to be a Democrat, but I got chased out by the labor unions and trial lawyers and the National Organization for Women. So I became a Republican, but I was chased out by Moral Majority, corporate immorality and the voices that echo in the heads of Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck. That left me for a while as a Libertarian. That was a pretty good fit, since they hate everything and, for the most part, so do I. But then came along this cat from Kentucky, who's basically a Libertarian running as a Republican.