For good men to do nothing…

Yesterday’s post was partly influenced by my thoughts and impressions on this article.  Now, quite honestly, I see this mostly as a publicity stunt and an excuse to take things offline, but if taken at face value, as so many things often are, what you have left is this.  Bad… 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

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

Obama on gun control

So Facebook has this post going around where Obama is saying the guns don’t make people safer while it has all his secret agents with their guns circled.  I’m all for the 2nd Amendment and I’m for the responsible ownership of guns, but this particular message is a bit off… Continue reading

The Constitution- Hallowed be thy name?

The Constitution is kind of a unique thing in American minds.  In a nation where change is constant, where people and institutions will change their political, theological and ideological stance whenever the wind blows, in American conservative politics the Constitution is held up as this inviolate document that does not… Continue reading