On hope, judgement and being judgmental in today’s world

If you want to begin to understand the character of a person you can observe a few things about them. 1) How do they treat people of a higher social class?2) How do they treat those of a lower social class?3) Who are the people that they choose to surround themselves with?4) Who are the… Continue reading On hope, judgement and being judgmental in today’s world

There was a time

There was a time when the idea of a woman wearing anything other than a dress to Church or School would have been considered outrageous. The conservative among them would have cited scripture, tradition, “morality”, etc in defense of the requirement. A woman who did not do these things would have been termed “loose” or… Continue reading There was a time

Why, when, how.

“I must study Politicks and War that my sons may have liberty to study Mathematicks and Philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematicks and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, musick, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelaine.” John Adams, Letter… Continue reading Why, when, how.

Perspective from the front lines

I had a bit of an argument with a liberal friend of mine the other day. She was confused over comments Ammon Bundy had made toward President Trump the other day. I asked her why she was confused. I did not expect her response.  ***Please keep in mind, while you read my summation below, that… Continue reading Perspective from the front lines

Monuments to a better future

I previously touched on erasing our past in my letter to my liberal friends.  I’d like to expand on that concept a bit, kind of explain where more of that came from.  In addition to erasing people from the past, or changing their roles, we’ve been on a kick to tear down old monuments.  Naturally… Continue reading Monuments to a better future

An open letter to all my liberal left friends

Dear friends of the Left, Please stop messing with history.  I get that you often advocate for things like changing the names of sports teams, landmark and cultural sites in an effort to be more sensitive to certain segments of our society that have been deliberately ignored or typecast.  Honestly, in terms of renaming things… Continue reading An open letter to all my liberal left friends