Monthly Archives: January 2017

Letter to CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla

If I am to understand the news correctly, a petition has been delivered to your office to place a measure on either the 2017 or 2019 ballot which would give California voters the option of voting to secede from the … Continue reading

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The Nation of California?

I’m a lifelong Californian; I was born in the Bay Area in 1958, and then moved to Silicon Valley when I was an infant. When I hit 11 yrs old we pulled up roots and moved North of Sacramento to … Continue reading

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Hegel’s Dialect

******Yeah, I know this is unusual; two posts in one day. But I had nothing better to do other than laundry and I had a lot on my mind.****** How many have heard of the Hegelian Dialect? First who was … Continue reading

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Perspective

If you could name one thing that each of us has that sets us apart from each and every other human being on the planet, what would it be? I’ll give you a few moments to ponder that before I … Continue reading

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Is This Just Another Waste of Time?

Sometime before his final draft of the Kentucky Resolutions was adopted in November 1798, Thomas Jefferson wrote an initial draft in which he stated, “…that whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry If My Beliefs Offend (Actually I’m Not)

It seems you can’t open your mouth these days without offending someone, or some group. That problem is only magnified when one is on the public stage; such as someone running for elected office. I have been accused of being … Continue reading

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Don’t You Dare Question My Patriotism

Before I get into the meat and potatoes of this, let me make it perfectly clear that the following comments are not directed at any single individual. The thing which was the catalyst for this is something I’ve heard from … Continue reading

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Are We Men, Or Are We Beasts?

If there is one thing our Founding Fathers were, it was perceptive; and if there was one area they were especially perceptive in, it was in understanding human nature. Many of their writings contain glimpses into their perceptions regarding the … Continue reading

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People Actually Believe This Garbage

I’m used to arguing with people over slavery being the sole cause of the Civil War; it is what they were taught in schools and I can, at least, understand why they are so vehement in their beliefs. However, the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts On Inauguration Day

Well, the mulatto is out and Trump is in; and to listen to some on the right, within weeks America will be great again. Not since Ronald Reagan have I witnessed this much enthusiasm and excitement about the election of … Continue reading

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