That rights are natural means that they are impossible to give or take away, like intelligence or eye color.
Hope is thwarted by pressing wants, wants that clamor like children for attention.
The Pelosi-Murtha-Hoyer squabble brings to mind Will Rogers, who would surely smile as the Democrats conduct House leadership elections like any high school’s contest for class president.
Because they’re deceptively sweet to some, although they’re downright harmful to all, bad government programs live on and on, like Twinkies.
A good book is like an elegant cruise ship, an ocean liner bringing passengers to new places, entertaining them along the way.