Definition of Insanity

Featured image from Expressive.com. Check out the site for more info on IT stuff (if you’re into that sort of thing…) Today is the California Gubernatorial Recall Election. Many people have been voting early, since my home state is continuing its pandemic produced universal mail in ballots (with some oddities, check out FactCheck.org’s breakdown of […]

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We must make better arguments…

Featured image from Stars and Stripes.com. Follow the link for an article about Biden saying something or other… who cares? I have said that Biden should resign. I’m not particularly fond of people bringing up the idea of impeachment, because while I’m not a fan of President Biden, and he has been very incompetent at […]

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Aesop’s Warning

Featured image by Alejandro Slocker. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. “The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle’s own plumes, we often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.” Aesop History is an interesting teacher, the lessons oft repeated, yet seldom learned. It may […]

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Elections have consequences…

This quote has been running through my head in distracted fashion, snippets of the quote echoing in the crevices of my mind. And it gets me to thinking about what has been happening in this country. I’m seeing our nation unravel from “is” back to “are” again. My nuclear family lives in Texas now. I […]

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Scholars and Warriors

Featured image by Marie. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. Thucydides once said, “The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.” We are being lead by cowards and our military commanded by fools. We care more for petty strife […]

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Why self-reliance matters…

Featured image from Eat This, Not That! Follow the link for an interesting article on expected food shortages expected this year. I don’t know if you’ve gone to the grocery store recently, or if you’ve gone out to eat recently, or have gone to fill up at the gas station recently, but the cost of […]

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The Illusion of Freedom…

Ladies and gentlemen, we are not living in a free society. As Rousseau said, “Man is born free, yet everywhere he is in chains.” If you have ever played chess, you enter into the endgame phase, the part of the game where the necessary sacrifices have already been made, and the momentum toward either victory […]

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Viva La Revolution

Featured Image from Getty Images. The people of Cuba are protesting their government, growing tired of the command economy and dictatorial control of Miguel Díaz-Canel, and the former Castro regime before it. As one who believes in liberty and freedom, I stand behind the people of Cuba, and pray that they bring about change, establishing […]

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He’s right you know…

I’m not always a fan of Bill Maher. As a political/social commentator, he often panders to the views of his traditionally left leaning audience and routinely joins in on the “owning” of the “cons.” But Maher is a traditional liberal, and where he and I have common ground is in the realm of free speech, […]

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