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Accepting America

October 18, 2016

merica is in jeopardy. I survived the 8 years of a total incompetent W and his personal Rasputin. I considered becoming an expatriate but, though I had traveled the world for nearly 20 years, America is my home. Things have changed. We again have a total incompetent running for the presidency but this one is […]

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What Are Debt And Entitlements?

October 18, 2016

onservatives distort the English language. One of the more prominent examples is the word entitlement. According to the dictionary, an entitlement is something due to one by law or contract. In the case of Social Security and Medicare, they are benefits that are paid for by the FICA tax of 15.2%. Conservatives confuse the word […]

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Gun Crazy

June 15, 2016

et’s call them what they actually are, not what they call themselves. They call themselves patriots but hate the government and most of their fellow Americans. They claim allegiance to the Constitution but misread the 2nd Amendment and oppose much of the rest. They want to take back their country from the rest of us. […]

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Trump Is Unfathomably Ignorant

May 7, 2016

rump, despite his braggadocio, is not a successful businessman. He has mastered the media. That is not the same. He is simply a showman whose taste runs to the gaudy and whose social skills are more appropriate to the sandbox. Denizens of Wall Street estimate that his personal wealth would have been just as high […]

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Will Holder Act on the Logan Act?

March 16, 2015

hen federal law is violated, it is the responsibility of the  Attorney General to indict those violating the law. That seems simple enough. There should be no question. But, will Eric Holder indict the 47 senators scofflaws that, in their contempt for the Constitution, the law, the president and the nation, arrogantly demonstrated their ignorance […]

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Cowards, Traitors and Idiots

March 11, 2015

ere I was, all ready to write letters of thanks to the two senators from my home state. Silly me. Why would I even contemplate such an uncharacteristic act? I saw where Senators Coker and Lamar Alexander were among the seven Republican members of the Senate that did not sign the outrageous letter to the […]

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Neutering The Net

July 31, 2014

ecently, I was contacted by an engineer for a technology company, soliciting my thoughts on the subject of Net neutrality. Back in early June I had posted an article on the subject: You Don’t Matter (I hope you will benefit from spending a few minutes reading it). I made no commitment to another post due to […]

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Clowns Of The Wild West

April 18, 2014

 ero? Patriot? Not exactly. Criminal? Yes. Millionaire Freeloader? Absolutely Hypocrite? The very definition of one. My grandmother taught me never to trust anyone that wears their religion or patriotism on their sleeve. Well, Cliven Bundy doesn’t always wear it on his sleeve but he does keep the American flag close at hand. He wants you […]

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Things Go Better Without Koch

April 11, 2014

aking lots of money is not necessarily proof of intelligence. It could have been luck. It could have been something less than honest or legal. Inheriting lots of money is even less demanding. The Koch brothers, Charles and David, have shown signs of ego, greed, lack of empathy and other undesirable traits . . . […]

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The Differences?

April 5, 2014

Afghanistan Conservatives’ Goals = American Republicans’ Goals here are two areas where I find the lines blurred. One is in the national/international arena. The other is closer to home. You likely have heard about the first ones. I hope you have been spared the later.

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