Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Consequences… (Final Chapter On My Civil War Rant)

One might be asking why I spend so much time ranting and raving over an event that happened over 150 years ago. Why does Neal care so much about whether people believe the Civil War was fought over slavery or … Continue reading

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It’s A Matter Of Historical Record

Imagine how you would feel if someone were to slander or libel you; that is assuming you know what slander and libel are. Slander is the crime of making a false statement that is damaging to a person’s reputation. Libel … Continue reading

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An Independence Day Rant From a Different Perspective

Independence Day is just around the corner and before it arrives I have a few choice words for a certain segment of society; specifically those who deny the truth about the Civil War, those who say the North fought a … Continue reading

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Please, Stop Being a Sucker

It is alleged that P.T. Barnum, one of the founders of the former Barnum and Bailey’s Circus once said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” There is some dispute as to whether the famed Barnum actually said this, but just … Continue reading

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Can We At Least Do This?

When I finally got around to checking my Facebook Newsfeed this morning, this question was at the top of my page, having just been posted by a friend. I’m sharing it with you now so that you can ponder it … Continue reading

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Hold Yourself To A Higher Standard

I think there is a great deal of misunderstanding among those, especially those on the left side of the political spectrum, who call me a conservative. Please, do not lump me in with those who support the Republican Party or … Continue reading

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Political Correctness At Its Finest

My first exposure to political correctness came many years ago when they changed the name of the people who collected refuse from garbage men to waste management specialists. Back then we thought political correctness was both silly and harmless; I … Continue reading

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I Will Not Consent To Slavery

Anarchy is defined as a state of lawlessness or political disorder due to the absence of governmental authority. (Source: Merriam Webster’s Dictionary) The word anarchy traces its roots back from the French word anarchie, meaning absence of government, to the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts On The Evolution Of The United States of America

Although there may be a great many people who are politically active, and have firm political beliefs, I do not think that there are as many who have a keen interest in political science; the study of the various types … Continue reading

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Tolerance vs. Intolerance

Depending upon which dictionary you use, tolerance may be defined many different ways; but they all tend to say basically the same thing. For instance, Merriam Webster’s defines it as: sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing from or … Continue reading

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