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Opinions and observations.

“The Other” – What Does This Mean?

Greetings and Salutations; I recently wrote a short entry on the works of Ayn Rand, the philosophy of Objectivism that she created,  and, how this philosophy is the tap root that feeds the attitudes and actions of the  Republican Party. … Continue reading

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An Update On The Bee World

Greetings and Salutations; The world of the Bees continues to be complicated.    The issue of bee deaths is a problem still,  as the scientists are still trying to understand how the colonies work,  and what the environment stresses  do … Continue reading

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The Insanity Continues – What About Immigration?

Greetings and Salutations; Everywhere I turn there are interesting topics to explore!   There is not a dearth of topics,  there is a tsunami of interesting issues to explore!   It has been a while since I touched on the … Continue reading

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Dealing With the donald Cultists….A Bit of Humor!

Greetings and Salutations;   Well,  the donald cultists cannot get over their humiliating win,   and so continue to attempt to attack anyone they can.   The following example showed up on my FB page earlier today….     Carl … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Day – A Memorial and Contemplation

Greetings and Salutations; Today,  January 27th,  is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.   Today,  we should spend a moment to cast our minds back to the atrocities that the Third Reich inflicted on  a huge collection of people, focusing on the … Continue reading

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The Storm Is Not Coming…IT IS HERE!

Greetings and Salutations;   We are approaching the end of the first full week of the president-elect’s administration.   Perhaps to the surprise of some,  he is doing exactly what he said he was going to do in the inflamed … Continue reading

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The Woman’s March; What It Said To Me

Greetings and Salutations; Some time before the inauguration,  plans grew to hold a Woman’s March in protest against the new administration,  on the  21st of January.   This idea really caught on,  not only in the United States,  but all … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Twelve – The Power has been Transferred

Greetings and Salutations; At Noon today,  the deed was done.  President-Elect donald was sworn into the office.    This inauguration has been a reflection of the campaign and election.   For example,  the CLAIMS presented by the Donald, and his … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Eleven – Should we Change to Survive? If So, What To Do?

Greetings and Salutations; Well,  one never knows when an interesting topic will pop up.   An acquaintance of mine posted a rather thoughtful post on Facebook a bit ago.  Dealing with the train wreck of America over the past 18 … Continue reading

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A Time To Pause; A Time to Assess: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Greetings and Salutations; Today is January 16,  2017,   a day that commemorates the life and actions of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.  As he was a man of Peace,  and contemplation,  I thought it right to take a moment, … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Ashes, Part 2-A, Instead of the Electoral College, what?

Greetings and Salutations; I have offered some  opinions about the Electoral College, how it is supposed to work, and how it actually worked in the 2016 Election back at this Post.  However,  there is still more to be said, in … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Eight….OH! My! GOD!

Greetings and Salutations; This is a painfully long post,  but it is important to me to have it here.   I found a direct transcript of the Interview that the donald did with the New York Times.   It is, … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Six. – the donald VS The World – Summed Up In One Exchange.

Greetings and Salutations; The Golden Globe Awards were held last night.   I did not watch them in whole,  as I am not a great fan of awards shows.  There are many reasons for this,  which perhaps I will examine … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Five

Greetings and Salutations; Well, just a quick update on the progress of the political train wreck that the 2016 Presidential Election turned into. The last chance of deflecting the disaster came and went a few days ago, when the House … Continue reading

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You Keep Saying That Word “Change”

     Greetings and Salutations; Well,  it is finally the last day of 2016….New Year’s Eve.    I have to say that this year is one that I am just as glad to see the end of.    Sadly,   … Continue reading

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Making a Difference At Christmas

Greetings and Salutations; Today is December 25th,  2016 Christmas Day .    This is always a complicated holiday for me,  as there is such a culture clash between what today is SUPPOSED to mean…and what its CONTENT says it means. … Continue reading

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What to do now?

Greetings and Salutations; Well,  the deed is done.  The Electoral College has proved that it has abandoned all of the responsibilities that Hamilton placed on it,  and become a useless rubber stamp for the Establishment.   Because of this,  Caesar … Continue reading

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Hamilton Weeps…

Greetings and Salutations; Today,  the Electoral College met, and, to the disappointment of many and surprise of few,  proved it was not what Hamilton had intended for it to be,  but,  rather,  was a rubber stamp in the process of … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Four – Words of a Wise Woman

Greetings and Salutations; We,  in the South,  are blessed with some of the best minds in America.   A (somewhat distant) friend of mine,  Park Overall,  is a strong activist for water quality in East Tennessee,  and produces some of … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Three – Coup in North Carolina

Greetings and Salutations; It is a busy time here at the end of a long,  ugly year.    There are too many instances of insanity in the Political World that are motivating me to post a comment.   So…This one … Continue reading

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