"God helps those who help themselves.
Suggest Trump begin helping himself, by escorting that
monumental jackass Sessions out the door instantly;
the catalyst for Mueller by his cowardice and the cause
of the child immigration fiasco by his…"
"Agree emphatically on Singapore, as it's a potential catalyst for transformational change positively impacting Geo-politics and Trade for a long time. Disagree emphatically that the swamp is draining; rather it's solidifying and
"Believe whatever you wish, as you own it; yet belief is an act of faith
which most emphatically does not make wishes become facts!!!
* Bernard de Chartres, a 12th century neo-Platonist philosopher at
the University of Paris and a contemporary…"
"The curtain is about to rise in Singapore, on a potentially transformational event;
so where is the focus of large numbers of our citizenry???
Why it's the collusion / obstruction / sedition / subversion fandango that rivets
"M, I respectfully refuse to accept your excuse on behalf of plain citizens,
for the appalling governance that has afflicted us for much of the 20th century.
The wise Greeks favored oligarchy (Aristotle preferred Monarchy) as
they had no confidence…"
"His warts notwithstanding, neither Singapore nor The Trade rumpus would be occurring were Trump not POTUS.
Both events say volumes about the level of WH assholery we have selected over the past 60 years;
w/a rare exception or two.
Citizens get the…"
"Let's cease the fantasies and reflect a moment.
The Ancients, be they Babylonians, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans among others;
were self-taught, rejecting a formal and structured system of learning along
w/ its trappings such a "degrees",…"
"What I'm asserting is quite simple
The impetus behind the achievements of Greece and Rome
was their spirit of inquiry and thirst for knowledge.
This created an environment and temperament across Europe
that encouraged RC to survive and thrive."
"Gave us basics huh?
Sorta like 2+2 = 4, I suppose.
As Bernard, Archbishop of Chartres and a contemporary of Aquinas stated;
"We are mere dwarvs who see as far as we do, only because we can stand of the massive shoulder of the Giants of…"
"Hmm....................and so what !
Man, born w/original sin is an imperfect creature.
Conjure up a world where the Greeks and Romans never appeared.
and you have a world that went out of existence long, long ago;
like Uranus rotating eternally."
"My assertion is direct and simple.
In our material world, the Natural Law is the bedrock of culture/society; developed gradually many thousands of years ago by the earliest peoples
of the Fertile Crescent and far earlier than the Bible.
The command "Render to the Almighty what is his and to Caesar what is his";
is evidence of both a spiritual and a material reality for Man.
Allow religion to guide us spiritually, while our material guide is the Natural…"
Glad you came here.If you are from the old TPP site, Welcome. I hope everyone from the old site comes here too. If you are not from that site I extend a welcome also. We can all work together and build something good here. My rules and the link to the clarification of them are the ones listed on the main page, easy to read and follow.The 4th is a general explanation/guideline of them.
Section One: Congress shall make and the President shall sign a Balanced Federal Budget every year and before the beginning of the ensuing fiscal year. In the event Congress and the President fail to make said…