September 10th, 2008

book cover humor

They'll have five minutes

This is actually a column I put out about four weeks ago, in the paper and on my MySpace page. I elected not to post it here because so many of my flisters are liberal, and since I consider them friends I didn't want to cause any hard feelings or start any arguments. Personally, I still consider myself moderate; but, as I've said before, I've come to realize that a moderate in Indiana is a conservative in much of the rest of the world.

But the more I thought about it, the more I became convinced that these ideas aren't left or right wing -- they're just common sense. Besides, none of my friends have shirked from posting their views on politics or issues, and why should they? This is supposed to be a place of ideas and opinions. We're all reasonable and intelligent people.

All I ask is please, please, if you're of thin skin, don't read this; and if you do read this, agree or disagree but be nice -- let's leave the nastiness to the other candidates.

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