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

Politicians and Individual Power

To know your limits is a state of self-delusion. — Bill Purdin

Do you know how much power you have? Contrary to your own belief you have been given a great amount of power just for being you. Unfortunately most of us don’t know how to, or refuse to apply our power to enhance our lives. 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

Being Rich

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is. — Oscar Wilde

 There is a concept in today’s America, even the world, that being rich and having money is evil and the people who have it are corrupt. This fact is true. Drug dealers are evil and corrupt. Gangsters of the Mafia type are evil and corrupt. Tyrants who enslave nations are evil and corrupt. All these types of people have lots and lots of money. In fact they are in love with money and they love their money so much they will lie, cheat, steal, and murder anyone in order to keep it. Continue reading

At the Mercy of…

Do for yourself or do without – Gaylord Perry

Do you feel like you are being manipulated, controlled, and told what to believe and what not to believe? Join the club. So, what is the truth? What is the lie? Can I trust the main stream media? Who can I trust? Why are gas prices so high? Why am I unemployed? Why is my life in the toilet? Why is my country in the toilet? Why do I feel like crap? Continue reading

The Silence of Freedom

I begin to feel like most Americans don’t understand the First Amendment, don’t understand the idea of freedom of speech, and don’t understand that it’s the responsibility of the citizen to speak out. – Roger Ebert

It is called Swatting and it is an insidious method used by losers to stop the flow of speech, especially speech they disagree with. Continue reading