I posted this response as I was musing on this article here.  I decided to repost my response here for later musings. ———————————————————————————– I love the post and I want to comment at length, but it has been a tremendously long day and I just don’t have it in me…. Continue reading

How to tell a well reasoned post from a parroted conspiracy vis a vis our national leadership.

If the phrase or concept, “because they/them/it/nwo wants the American public to rely completely on the government for their needs.” or “because they/them/it/nwo deliberately wants our economy to fail because of <insert reason>”, you can safely assume that the person posting or sharing said information is an idiot, at best…. Continue reading

Guns are not the problem

I made the post below on a local news forum in response to a letter written to the editor.  I’ve gotten a bit grumpy in my old age.  I don’t suffer fools anymore.  Not that I ever did, really, but I’m more vocal about it now.  Damn kids need to… Continue reading

Letting the past go

When I was a teenager it was a common practice to assume that nobody ever changed.  What I mean by this is, if somebody had stated an opinion on something a year ago, it was common knowledge that they still felt that way today.  Growth, evolution of thought and philosophy… Continue reading

Agree to disagree- No, just don’t be an ass

I don’t care if you agree with me, I welcome all dissent and criticism.  I don’t even have to like you as you tell me I’m wrong- in fact, I might think you’re the biggest damn idiot on the planet.  And if you give me lip about how everyone is… Continue reading

Origins of Sexism

My wife was watching some National Geographic video on Netflix the other day.  It was about various indigenous tribes in New Guinea.  What I found really interesting about the show was that each tribe invariably placed women in lesser roles.  It wasn’t that the women were not integral to the… Continue reading