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Mind Your Own Damned Beeswax

“And I don’t believe in minding no one’s business but my own.” ~Charlie Daniels~ (A Few More Rednecks) Whenever I leave my home and am forced to interact with my fellow human beings, I often wonder what is going on … Continue reading

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Freemen Do Not Support Those Who Oppress Them

Last week we celebrated Independence Day, but I wonder, how many realize that there is more to the Declaration of Independence besides the Colonies telling King George III that they were severing the ties that had bound them to British … Continue reading

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Funny How Knowledge Changes A Person

“It changes things, that knowledge, doesn’t it?” Jason Bourne-The Bourne Supremacy For many years I believed that if I could just educate enough people as to the intricacies of our Constitution, and if they would just apply what I was … Continue reading

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Was The American Revolution A Fluke

If the study of world history teaches one anything it is that there will always be those who seek to gain, and expand power over others. All of the conquests and the various empires that have sought to rule the … Continue reading

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To The Victor Go The Spoils

Aside from the Mayflower landing at Plymouth, Massachusetts, how much American history do you know from the period prior to the War for Independence? The settlers at Plymouth disembarked the Mayflower on November 13, 1620 and the Declaration of Independence … Continue reading

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A Short Treatise on Slavery in America

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” ~John Adams~ (1770) If one writes anything at all about the Civil War … Continue reading

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Let’s See Who I Piss Off or Offend With This One

Last week I made a pilgrimage to the closest Barnes & Noble bookstore to my home to restock on reading material. While there I found a copy of Thoreau’s Discourse on Civil Disobedience on a discounted books table for $9.95. … Continue reading

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Independence Day Rant 2019

Although most are unaware of this, today, July 2nd, is the day the 2nd Continental Congress voted to sever the ties which had bound them to Great Britain for over a century and a half. Technically the war for independence … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

I don’t think there is a person living in this country who would say they do not love and cherish their rights, yet they turn around and vote for politicians, who, once they are elected, trample all over those rights; … Continue reading

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Food For Thought (For Starving Minds)

In a society that claims to enjoy the right of free speech it sure seems like there is very little free speech going on. Wherever you are, and under whatever circumstances you might find yourself, there always seems to be … Continue reading

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