Monthly Archives: March 2017

When Facts No Longer Matter

I know this is a hell of a way to begin an article, but my father used to tell me that opinions are like assholes; everyone has one and they all stink. That was just one of the many, as … Continue reading

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I Patiently Await An Answer

Of all the actions taken by President Trump since being sworn in, his ban on the immigration of persons from certain countries until they can be further investigated to ensure they pose no threat to America has drawn the most … Continue reading

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An Exercise In Futility

An exercise in futility is described as being the pointless efforts to do something that has absolutely no chance of success. An example of an exercise in futility would be standing in front of a fire and telling it, “Okay, … Continue reading

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Respect

Last night, while I was at that half way point of between being awake and asleep, an idea popped into my head which caused me to jump out of bed and scribble it down before it vanished into the fog … Continue reading

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Same B.S. Different Name

How many of you remember some of the past campaign slogans used by those seeking the presidency? Do you remember America Needs a Change from back in 1984? (Walter Mondale) How about something more recent; Putting People First? (Bill Clinton, … Continue reading

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Have I Ever Asked You To Agree With Me? (I Only Ask That You Consider What I’m Saying May Be True)

When I sent my last article out I included a few comments at the beginning mentioning that due to my lack of getting any feedback I was considering tossing in the towel as far as writing these commentaries go. Although … Continue reading

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Oh America, What Has Become Of Your People

In 1821 Thomas Jefferson wrote a letter to Spencer Roane in which he said, “Time indeed changes manners and notions and so far we must expect institutions to bend to them. But time produces also corruption of principles, and against … Continue reading

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Can I Get You To Think (Or Is That Asking Too Much?)

Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason. ~Samuel Adams~ 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 … Continue reading

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How Hard Is This To Understand?

The very first settlers to what we now call America came here under a charter granted them by the King of England; allowing them to establish English Colonies in the New World. The first wave of settlers may have brought … Continue reading

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Consequences

There will come a time when we will sit down to the banquet of our consequences. ~Robert Louis Stevenson~ The other day I read an article which piqued my interest. It seems that San Francisco 49er Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is … Continue reading

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