Conflicts to Come

People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies. – Don Miguel Ruiz

As 2019 arrives so does the coming disruption of life. With a split Congress it is fairly certain that not much will get done over the next two years. Which means that you are on your own – finally. Continue reading

Our Worthless Congress

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. — Will Rogers

Since February I have been threatening to write another blog, but I let life get in the way. Or maybe it was just apathy. Sometimes I just get confused, like members of Congress.

Anyway I used my health as an excuse for February and March, but it was just an excuse. After that I just never wrote. Which is my loss and my fault. But unlike Congress I own up to my undesire to excel. Continue reading

Denying Reality

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

This election has proven to be very interesting in more ways than one. First let me be very up front with this: I voted for Donald Trump. I support him and I believe in him. Continue reading

Values: Vision Part 1

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values. — Ellen DeGeneres

In this installment of the Value series I want to discuss the value of vision and how it affects us as a nation.

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Tough Times and Death

Tough times never last, but tough people do. – Robert H. Schuller

Where has the time gone. Yesterday I was young, full of life and miserable. Today I am old, near the end of my days but happy. Why is that? Continue reading

Why the Tea Party Will Never Die

Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. — George Orwell

As we approach this political season, the midterm elections, I find that I am inundated by lies, more lies, and every type of lie conceived by a politician. But I think the most egregious lie concerns the so-called Tea Party. Of which I admit I am one. Continue reading

The Sheriff is Coming

The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence. — Elbert Hubbard

I haven’t posted a new blog in a month now, and I don’t even know where to begin with this one. So much has happened this last month I am beginning to doubt I live in America any more. I have never seen a Congress, Supreme Court, or Administration so determined to destroy America and the American Dream as this current crop of elected criminals are. And they are criminals. Their actions prove it over and over again. And of course these actions are totally supported by the Benedict Arnold Propaganda Machine (BAPM), formerly known as the main stream media. Continue reading

Answers: Part 1 Conservatism

They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong. — Ronald Reagan

I’m going to do a multi-part blog in that the answer for each part may be too long to be resolved in one setting. I like to keep the blogs to 1,500 words or less but this topic I am broaching will exceed that length, of that I am sure. Continue reading

Stealing from the Poor

People who make excuses cause all of the world’s woes, or make them worse.
— Bill Purdin

The following text is from the “The Science of Getting Rich” by Wallace D. Wattle. Written over a hundred years ago this little book is more important than ever. I added the word “she” because this topic effects both male and female.

WHATEVER MAY BE SAID IN PRAISE OF POVERTY, the fact remains that it is not possible to live a really complete or successful life unless one is rich. No one can rise to his/her greatest possible height in talent or soul development unless he/she has plenty of money, for to unfold the soul and to develop talent he/she must have many things to use, and he/she cannot have these things unless he has money to buy them with.Continue reading

Avoidance

A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues. — Theodore Roosevelt

I noticed our beloved Congress has avoided the fiscal cliff, or so the mendacious main stream media would have you believe. Too bad you can’t trust the main stream media with the truth. And what is the truth? Hell I don’t know, there are so many lies floating around out there it appears the truth has been buried and lost. So I may not know exactly what the truth is but I can observe and report my observations to you. Continue reading