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Cal Thomas: Faith in government misplaced

...evidence to the contrary.The well-known quote "That government is best which governs least," often attributed to Henry David Thoreau, has been supplanted in our day by the notion that government is my keeper, I shall not want.All of the promises...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-21/cal-thomas-faith-in-government-mi
Opinion
An open letter to the graduating class of 2026

...swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms" (from "Walden," by Henry David Thoreau). And so, class of 2026, I am now off to the woods with my kids, "to drive life into a corner" and build...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-04/an-open-letter-to-the-gra
Letters
Businessman makes his life and business in an old-fashioned manner

BILLINGS (AP) -- Skip Meier is part Jeremiah Johnson, a little Henry David Thoreau and a pinch of Andy Griffith. He hunts and fishes, treasures his solitude and has a down-home charm that makes strangers feel...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122700/ala_122700alapm00120001.shtml
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Businessman makes his life and business in an old-fashioned manner

BILLINGS (AP) -- Skip Meier is part Jeremiah Johnson, a little Henry David Thoreau and a pinch of Andy Griffith. He hunts and fishes, treasures his solitude and has a down-home charm that makes strangers feel...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122700/out_122700outdoors0010001.shtml
Outdoors
A trip out to the woods: Despite Thoreau?s plan, living deliberately not always that simple

A century and a half ago, Henry David Thoreau went to the woods ?to live deliberately.? His goal was to live simply and see what he could learn from the experience. A month...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041507/oped_0415ope001.shtml
Opinion
This fishing trip was for all the right reasons

...admire the scenery rather than to cast a lure.A quote came to mind as I shifted the motor into neutral, one by Henry David Thoreau stating, "Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Many conclude...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2011-06-23/fishing-trip-was-all-rig
Fishing
This fishing trip was for all the right reasons

...admire the scenery rather than to cast a lure.A quote came to mind as I shifted the motor into neutral, one by Henry David Thoreau stating, "Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Many conclude...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2011-06-23/fishing-trip-was-all-rig
Fishing
Let Thanksgiving take place every day, not just one

...walks with us in the darkest of days, a God who causes us to say that hope is always more real than bad news. As Henry David Thoreau said "It's not what you look at that matters. It's what you see." Awareness and attitude, sight and hope...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/religion/2011-11-11/let-thanksgiving-take-
Religion
The art of the escape

...is defying a law. It's just one that he himself lobbied for, signed and lost a house of Congress over. Even Henry David Thoreau would be hard-pressed to understand this one.The famous dissenter refused to pay a tax because of his opposition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-24/the-art-of-the-escape
Opinion
Defense sparks turnaround

Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.The idea of Henry David Thoreau, the original pond philosopher (and yes, Walden Pond does freeze), is working just fine for the Kenai River Brown Bears...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2012-02-16/defense-sparks-turnaround
Sports
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