American Elephants


A Thought for The Day Department by The Elephant's Child

RAMclr-072415-trust-IBD-COLOR-FINAL.jpg.cms“If people can’t trust not only the executive branch, but also don’t trust Congress, and don’t trust federal judges to make sure that we’re abiding by the Constitution with due process and rule of law, then we’re going to have some problems here.”
……………………………………………………………President Barack Obama

“I think that this would have surprised a number of the Founders; the whole Constitution is a contract that tried to limit the power of government because governments, all governments, can’t be trusted. Governments have too much power to be trusted.”
………………………………………………………….Charlie Martin, P.J. Media



The Secret Meanings Behind Some Familiar Phrases by The Elephant's Child

Jonah Goldberg stars in a short video for Prager University.  We are easy marks. We can be fooled by clever use of language. Take time to stop and appreciate the unraveling of meaning.

 




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