Category Archives: Questionable decisions

Iffy things that people do

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Nine – About those Voters…

Greetings and Salutations; The fallout from the Election continues,  as the day the donald will be sworn into Office approaches.   Last night,  President Obama gave a really great,  farewell speech, in Chicago.  A recording of it is available,  and … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General, Humanity, Nuttiness, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil, Something Good This Way Comes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Seven – What ABOUT Health Insurance?

Greetings and Salutations;   Sigh…There is so much going on in the world that it is an unending resource for those of us that comment on society,  and the current tidal change in our Political world. Just for a minute, … Continue reading

Posted in Advances in Healthcare, Ethics, General, Nuttiness, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Political rants, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Political rants, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General Thoughts, Nuttiness, Political rants, Politics, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Two – The Electoral College.

Greetings and Salutations; The Electoral College,  as a part of our Presidential Election is rarely a step in the process that anyone cares about.   Every four years,  there are a few folks whining about how unfair it is,  or … Continue reading

Posted in General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Politics, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Ghost From The Past

Greetings and Salutations;      First off,   this blog entry is likely to be updated.  Civil Discourse is welcome,  but it is my forum, so if you post rants that descend to attacks,  or spurious claims,  you are likely … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Political rants, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Aftermath

Greetings and Salutations; It is now the second day since the election,  and,  while my mind is in a very dark place still,  I am sane enough to consider some questions and thoughts about the next four years.     … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Political rants, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“The World Turned Upside Down”

Greetings and Salutations; In the wee hours of this morning,   November 9th,  2016,  the  Presidential election  produced an unexpected, and (for many)  a chilling result.   As the above map shows,   the donald was voted in to the … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Political rants, Questionable decisions, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

America – Great? Or not?

    .  Greetings and salutations; I do not know about y’all,  but, as a Citizen of America,  who loves my country,  I am getting pretty damn tired of the Donald saying it is a pile of shit,  and we … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Nuttiness, Political rants, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where have all the bee-girls gone? Long time passing…

  Greetings and Salutations; Sigh….the world of the beekeeper is full of odd moments these days.    The problems with bees being killed off by environmental pressures continues, and hives across the land are being exterminated.    The stupidity of … Continue reading

Posted in Beekeeping, Cosmology, Ethics, Heath, Hive and Colony care, Humanity, Nuttiness, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Alternative Medicine At The Olympics

Greetings and Salutations; The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are in full swing this week.   There have been the usual mix of tragedy and injury,  and some truly amazing performances.   However,  what I really want to address here is … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General, Heath, Nuttiness, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Massacre at the Pulse In Orlando – Another observation.

Greetings and Salutations; The attached image is of the Henley Street bridge, in Knoxville Tennessee. The mayor of the city has ordered the lamps on the bridge to be changed to a rainbow configuration, in memorial to the 49 victims … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Political rants, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

When will the insanity end? Thoughts on the Massacre at the Pulse in Orlando

         Greetings and Salutations;      Once again,  the Mad Flood of hate,  bigotry  and violence that has permeated America has reared its horrible head and produced a tragedy of monumental proportions.   This morning,  at around … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Political rants, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Meditation on this Memorial Day Weekend

     Greetings and Salutations;       I have been poking around online, and, on the cable channels this weekend,   and contemplating the state of the World in general,  and America in specific.   It is, I am … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Nuttiness, Observations, Political rants, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Texas Rules The TextBook World (And why this is BAD)

Greetings and Salutations;      Texas shows up again in my sights…and the news from there is mixed.   As I indicated in the title of this essay,   the Texas state School Board tends to control the content of … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Misc, Nuttiness, Questionable decisions | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ever Visited an Old Growth Redwood?

Greetings and Salutations;       Some of the most amazing and majestic trees left in America are the old growth Redwoods, living out West.   However,  thanks to the issues brought on by Global Climate Change,   these treasures … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmology, Ethics, General Thoughts, Humanity, Questionable decisions, Ruminations, Snake Oil | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some interesting questions…

Greetings and Salutations;      A relative posted some questions about the issues of terrorism in the world today,  and, I have to say I found them worthy of consideration.  So…here are the questions and my responses. how many Muslims … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, General, Humanity, Nuttiness, Questionable decisions, Ruminations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment