As I travel the road of life, I find it very interesting how men who lived so long ago and experienced so much of life were able to see what was coming in the future, not to mention what they saw in their own day. Aristotle could not have hit the nail on the head any closer than this:
“Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”
Polar Vortexes Barb Adams
Is a polar vortex to blame for the recent blasts of frigid weather throughout the Upper Midwest and Northeast?
Headlines throughout the media and Internet this week were enough to send chills through most: “Polar Vortex on Its Way to Colorado,” “Polar Vortex: Great Lakes Almost Fully Frozen,” “Polar Vortex to Once Again Grip Midwest, Northeast,” and “Did Someone Order Another Polar Vortex.” What’s the real story regarding polar vortexes?
Just what is America’s favorite pastime? Is it politics or baseball? Politics has always been a major spectator sport, particularly here in my home state of Louisiana. But don’t sell baseball short. Not only has baseball been around longer than any of America’s professional team sports, the game’s highs and lows have been injected in national politics almost from the sport’s inception.