Category Archives: Politics

More Today Than Ever

“Today we need a nation of minute men; men who are not only prepared to take up arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as a basic purpose of their daily life.” -President John F Kennedy, 1961 …and … Continue reading

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Frank Nails It.

Frank Zappa (1940-1993) was a brilliant composer and musician.  While he often went to the edge of propriety with some of his works, (but also composed symphonies)  no one who followed his career would say he was anything less than … Continue reading

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The American Way ?

In America, they call it “lobbying.” Everywhere else in the world, they call it “bribery and corruption.” -Unknown

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Perspective

“I’d grown up fearing mobs of the Ku Klux Klan; as an adult, I was starting to wonder if I’d been afraid of the wrong white people all along. My worst fears had come to pass not in Georgia but … Continue reading

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Just Sayin’

Thanks, Carl Higbie

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Rod Chimes In

Imagine if you will, A world where every tweet, every post, and every meme must be fact-checked . . . . . .  but not a ballot. You’ve just crossed over into . . . the Twilight Zone. Thanks, @realEscanor

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GK Was Forward Thinking

“Representative government has many minor disadvantages, one of them being that it is never representative.” -G.K. Chesterton

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On Being Afraid

“Cutting out a man’s tongue doesn’t make people think he’s a liar. It makes them think you’re afraid of what he has to say” –Tyrion Lannister Any current application of this idea that you can think of?

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Did You Ever Notice?

Did you ever notice all the ads and posts about getting out the vote, but wonder why there are no ads about educating yourself as to the facts and listening to different news sources to make an informed decision? Did … Continue reading

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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … Continue reading

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