Someone once said: “A democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what’s for dinner. A constitutional republic is a well-armed lamb disputing the menu.” Benjamin Franklin has been credited for part of this statement in some places. Does anyone know who deserves credit for this contribution?
Today is the first day of spring in the northern half of the world. If you live in Australia, it’s the first day of autumn—the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere and the autumnal equinox in the southern hemisphere. Today, the sun shines directly on the equator, and the hours of daylight and nighttime are nearly equal around the world. A goo…[Read more]