Monthly Archives: February 2018

We Need A Holiday Honoring Aaron Burr

In the early morning hours of July 11, 1804 two men stood on the Heights of Weehawken, just below the Palisades in New Jersey, raised their pistols and fired one shot each. One man missed, whether intentionally or whether he … Continue reading

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Y’all Should Be Ashamed of Yourselves

“The tank, the B-52, the fighter-bomber, the state-controlled police and military are the weapons of dictatorship. The rifle is the weapon of democracy. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the … Continue reading

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I am frequently asked by my co-workers why I work in a fruit packing plant when I’m so damned smart? Well there is the fact that I actually like the work I do; it is physically demanding, but at the … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box

I don’t know how many of you have ever read any Greek Mythology, but when I was a kid my parents bought me a book of some of the more famous myths from the ancient Greeks. Among them was the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the Aftermath of the Parkland Shooting

Once again we have experienced another tragic shooting in one of our schools; this time at the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Almost immediately the cry went out for tougher gun laws; as if ONE MORE LAW would … Continue reading

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When the Government Breaks the Law

“The law perverted! And the police powers of the state perverted along with it! The law, I say, not only turned from its proper purpose but made to follow an entirely contrary purpose! The law become the weapon of every … Continue reading

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The Town Crier

It was June 7, 1776 and Richard Henry Lee had been given instructions by the Virginia Legislature to declare itself in favor of a separation from England. It was on this day that Lee proposed the following, which would forever … Continue reading

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US Government 101 Part 1

I would like to begin by asking you a question, but before you just blurt out an answer I want you to take a few moments to really think about what I’m asking. The question is: Why do Americans bother … Continue reading

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I Refuse To Shut Up

I honestly think that most people do not understand the concept of pure and absolute freedom; or liberty if you will. A quick search of the web finds the following definition for liberty: the state of being free within society … Continue reading

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Your Ignorance Will End Up Biting You in the Ass

“Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.” The above quote has been attributed to Thomas Alva Edison, although no record of him ever … Continue reading

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