Take Us Back

November 9, 2016

  To King George III: Sorry, we made a mistake.

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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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Enough Already

September 29, 2016

  emember, it would be difficult to find many people that detest both Hillary and Donald more than do I. In addition to my disdain, I am desperately concerned for the future of this country, indeed the entire planet, should the maniac get control of the Supreme Court, the economy, education, the military and access […]

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I Wish I had Said That

September 23, 2016

Ted Nugent – Vladimir Putin – The KKK   Donald Trump Enjoys Broad Support   he choices are simple. Either Trump loses or this nation loses. I don’t mean loses a la George W. Bush, whose tax cuts for the elite put us $5.8 trillion further in debt or the 2 unnecessary wars that cost […]

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Police State

August 13, 2014

and of the suspect; home of the cowed and subjugated. It appears that not being of European ancestry is now a capital crime. Somehow that doesn’t ring true to the Pablum™ we were served in high school civics classes. I used to admit to having served as commissioner of emergency services (fire, police and rescue). […]

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May 25, 2014

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington “True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.” — Clarence Darrow didn’t make the ultimate sacrifice but I did serve this country. I decline to claim that I served my country. This is not the country that I served. This country […]

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An Act of Error

October 18, 2012

veryone knows what terrorism is, right? Obviously not. I watched a couple of news shows. One has an interview with Senator John McCain. The following show had an interview with another Republican. Both are criticizing the president, subsequent to the second debate. Both are referring to the killings in Libya as acts of terrorism. Both […]

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Cut Everything

October 13, 2012

nake oil salesmen are no longer tarred, feathered and run out of town on a rail. Now they become Republican congressmen or presidential candidates. Their present-day scam is tax cuts, a miracle cure-all. Tax cuts. Oh, it sounds so good. But, is it? The seductive, siren call was injected into the recent vice presidential debate. […]

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Unnatural Gas

March 2, 2012

any of the statements about the availability and costs of gasoline share a similar odor with the gas that is one of the favorite subjects for the jokes of middle school boys. In both cases the sounds come from the same orifice. It’s almost impossible to find a discussion of differences on this issue where either […]

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Ready, Aim, Misfire

January 23, 2011

Although I have never marched around dressed up funny with a bunch of weirdos, I have studied the Constitution. I find it amazing how people that haven’t displayed any particular education in or affiliation with government, history, law enforcement, responsibility, weapon use, constitutional law or the English language are convinced of their expertise on all […]

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