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Don’t Talk To Me About Freedom

In 2016 San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick raised the ire of people across the country when he refused to stand during the playing of the National Anthem at the beginning of games. While I didn’t fully support his reasons … Continue reading

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This Is What Ignorance and Apathy Has Wrought

There is a scene in the film Gods & Generals which shows Thomas Jackson, before he acquired the nickname Stonewall, inside a classroom of cadets at VMI, (Virginia Military Institute), where he tells the cadets, “I had hope you’d see … Continue reading

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I’ve Lost All Patience For Ignorant People

The renowned science fiction writer Isaac Asimov once said, “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and … Continue reading

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Too Little Too Late? (Thoughts From A Cynical Old Man)

From what I’ve been able to read, yesterday’s pro-gun protest in Virginia went off without a hitch, with only one woman being arrested for refusing to remove a bandana that was covering her face – I suppose it was interfering … Continue reading

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Are You A Statist?

It does not matter which side of the political fence you fall upon, left or right, most people in this country believe that they hold the moral high ground; that their views and opinions are the best course of action … Continue reading

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I’ve Come Full Circle

Have you ever been doing something and tried to recall what point in your life you first began doing that thing, and finally realized you’ve been doing it for so long you can’t remember when you first started? That’s how … Continue reading

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9 Clowns In Gowns

Every year the American people sit with baited breath, awaiting the rulings handed down by the Supreme Court as if they were gods come down from on high to bestow upon us a portion of their almighty wisdom. The esteem … Continue reading

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Who Started the Civil War?

On April 19, 1775 armed citizens rallied together and faced off against government agents near the towns of Lexington and Concord, in Massachusetts, and shots were exchanged; sparking the American Revolution. This wasn’t a peaceful protest gone bad, it was … Continue reading

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Ignorance and Apathy Are Fatal To Freedom

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on to them to do the same.” ~Ronald Reagan~ If I were … Continue reading

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Life Is A Learning Process (And I’ve Learned That I’m An Anarchist)

No matter who you are, there are two things that begin happening the day you are born. The first is that you begin the process of dying. Once you take your first breath you begin the inevitable journey that leads … Continue reading

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