Category Archives: Public Policy

Website for The Buckeye Institute

Source: The Buckeye Institute

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Giving Thanks on the Birthday of Roland Louis Hansen

Here it is, Thanksgiving 2015! The observance of Thanksgiving in North America has an interesting history and has been observed at various times even prior to the establishment of the United States of America as a sovereign nation. However, it … Continue reading

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The Facebook Reaction of A Prejudiced Discriminating Xenophobe.

For the past five days now, as of the writing of this Roland’s Ramblings entry, I have been writing a variety of comments and linking to several memes and factual sources on my own Facebook page in which I had … Continue reading

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“Selective” Reasoning of (some) Americans on Accepting Refugees

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President Harry S. Truman – Views on the Republican Party in the U.S.A.

I saw this meme on Facebook allegedly attributing a quote to Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States of America: I decided to check its contents out for factual accuracy. So, I turned to good, ol’ faithful Snopes.com. Lo … Continue reading

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Fact Check org

“FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.” It is “a nonpartisan, nonprofit ‘consumer advocate’ for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.”  FactCheck.org  monitors “the factual accuracy … Continue reading

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The Path To Genocide.

I receved some feedback on a message thread that I had placed on Facebook. First, I will provide you the feedback as quoted. “The first step to genocide is cultural disrespect. Second step is for that disrespect to be socially … Continue reading

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