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America’s Largest Give Away

Walt Whitman once referred to a group of politicians as, “…born freedom sellers of the earth.” T.B. Macaulay, back in 1842, said: “Timid and interested politicians think much more about the security of their seats than about the security of their country.” In my opinion, if it weren’t for a mere handful of brilliant, selfless,…

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What’s Your Handicap?

Just about every one of us has a handicap of one kind or another… but in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the handicap is mental. It is in our minds that our barriers appear… and it’s not always easy to overcome them. A friend of mine, LuVain Bue, wrote an article for The Printer’s…

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Be Proud of Capitalism

Y’know, a strange and somewhat insidious thing has been happening in this country during the past few decades. People are beginning to apologize for Capitalism. That’s right… you’d be surprised at the number of people who have acquired a kind of inferiority complex about living in a capitalist society. Some time back, Dean Manion interviewed…

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Lifetime Security

How would you like to have absolute security for the rest of your life? There’s a way to get it. There are no forms to fill out… no payroll deductions. To be covered by this new plan, all you need is a job — any job at all. By just having a job, a person…

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A Lesson on Socialism

It takes a clear mind to look all the way through a statement. Take the Socialist-Communist idea of taking from one according to his ability and giving to one according to his need. To the untrained mind, this sounds great! You can ask any group of young high school students what they think of that…

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The Best Way to Succeed

Prentice-Hall published a book in 1960, entitled PSYCHO-CYBERNETICS, by Maxwell Maltz, M.D. It was later condensed and appeared in the book section of Reader’s Digest April 1961 issue. The author, Doctor Maltz, who is a plastic surgeon, points out in this excellent book that people have a built-in success mechanism, a mechanism that will automatically…

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Persistence is the Thing

People are often curious as to how certain individuals seem to achieve so much during their lives. These people who accomplish the success of an unusual nature are often given credit for being different, strange, geniuses, lucky, or they are believed to have some magic formula. But the fact is that one thing, more than…

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Are You Happy?

Many years ago, I bought a book written by Doctor Murray Banks, entitled, “How to Live With Yourself.” I started rereading it and was amused and delighted at the good sense he makes. I particularly like his definition of the quest for happiness. He wrote, “Life itself is very much like climbing a slippery glass…

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Pisces – You Poor Fish

Since we’ve been on the subject of the fortune-telling racket, we might do well to look into one of the most popular, lucrative rackets going. It’s this business of the horoscope. Thinking our lives are controlled by the stars goes back to the most ancient days. We generally think people were not as smart then…

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Palmistry

The other day I mentioned that each year, people spend an estimate of $200 million on such foolishness as fortune-telling. Did you ever have your palm read? These so-called palmists make a fairly soft living by reading palms. They tell you what kind of personality you have, and what’s going to happen to you as…

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