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Ladies And Gentlemen of the Jury

Awhile back I had a conversation with someone at work, a Millennial no less, and he grudgingly admitted that he saw my point in the articles I write, but there was no going back to the way things were in … Continue reading

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A Matter of Integrity Or The Lack Thereof

If you ask me, integrity is something that is in very short supply in America today. I can almost hear people’s thoughts now; “Just hold on a second there Neal; I keep my promises, I don’t steal.” Well I’m sorry … Continue reading

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How Did All This Craziness Get Started In The First Place?

Have you ever stopped to think about how certain things take on a life of their own? Sometimes this is a good thing, as it pushes something to the forefront of public discourse which needs to be addressed. Other times … Continue reading

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When Will It End?

Have you ever heard the saying that everyone is entitled to their own opinions? I heard it a great many times growing up. But there was also something else my father used to repeat often that I think bears some … Continue reading

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This May Be My Longest Yet (A Treatise on What I Believe Has Gone Wrong in America)

If there is one attribute which people display that upsets me more than all the others, it is willful ignorance. According to an article which appeared in the November 29, 2011 edition of Psychology Today there are 3 types of … Continue reading

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You May Find This Very Unpatriotic

When one decides that they wish to enlist in the military one of the first things they are required to do is swear an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and … Continue reading

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Let The Truth Be Told (Part 3 of 3)

Numerous times I have been asked why I spend so much time writing about one specific period of American History; the Civil War. There are many reasons actually. First off I have distant kin on my father’s side that fought … Continue reading

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Let The Truth Be Told (Part 2 of 3)

So, if the Civil War was not fought over slavery, what was it fought over? To truly answer that question, one must look backwards in time almost 75 yrs in time to when the Constitution was being argued over in … Continue reading

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Let The Truth Be Told (Part 1 of 3)

History books teach us that Abraham Lincoln was a great President; that he held the Union together and freed the slaves. But there is something we all need to consider before relying solely upon history books for the true history … Continue reading

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Bread & Circuses

In or around 100 A.D. the Roman poet Juvenal coined the phrase Bread and Circuses in reference to his contempt for the Roman people in neglecting their civic duties. “Bread and circuses” (or bread and games; from Latin: panem et … Continue reading

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