Monthly Archives: January 2019

Flatliners

Warning: This may offend some, but the truth often does. If that’s a problem, I suggest you think long and hard about your own beliefs before you attack the messenger. So, if you are allergic to the truth, I suggest … Continue reading

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Violence

This is going to be something somewhat different from my typical political rant, but it was something inspired by a video a friend on Facebook, Charlie Harlan, posted about the use of violence. That video forms the basis of much … Continue reading

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What Has Happened To The Spirit of Liberty?

I find it interesting that people of like minds often find themselves thinking similar thoughts at the same time – even though they may be separated by thousands of miles. Last night before I retired to bed the idea for … Continue reading

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Why Do Most People Refuse To Think?

Some of you probably already know that I am a pretty avid reader; I try to read for at least an hour or two a day…if not more. The reading I do is not as much for enjoyment as it … Continue reading

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Was Lincoln’s War Legal?

Let us imagine that there are 4 friends who want to move into an apartment together; share the cost of rent, utilities and food. For awhile they get along great, with each contributing equally to the maintenance and cleanliness of … Continue reading

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A Political Analogy

It is my opinion that, when discussing politics or history, people can be broken down into 3 categories. There are those to whom the facts mean absolutely nothing unless they conform to their own personal biases; there are those who … Continue reading

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In Honor of Thomas Jackson

If I were to ask you to name the greatest general who ever served America, who would you name? Would it be Patton, MacArthur, Washington, or maybe perhaps Colin Powell or Norman Schwarzkopf? I would have to answer that the … Continue reading

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Good Job America: Our Founders Would Be Proud (Equal Parts Sarcasm and Truth)

Did you know that it wasn’t until about 50 years ago that Cannabis was officially criminalized when it was added to the list of substances the government could ban or regulate under the authority of the Controlled Substances Act; signed … Continue reading

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Yes, You Could Call Me a Madman

Why is it that an overwhelming majority of the people in this country are functionally illiterate when it comes to the three primary documents which established America: The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights? How can … Continue reading

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America Doesn’t Need Men Like Donald Trump (It Needs Men Like Patrick Henry)

In the film The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt, there is a scene when David Norris, (Damon’s character), asks Agent Thompson of the Adjustment Bureau, “Whatever happened to free will?” Agent Thompson, played by Terrence Stamp, responds … Continue reading

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