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Sifting through the Ashes, part 39 – Economics

Greetings and Salutations; I was just involved in an interesting discussion about taxes and thought I would expand a bit on my opinions here. A major issue in America is the income/wealth gap between the richest and poorest citizens. This … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 38 – Thoughts on the Impeachment

Greetings and Salutations. Today, February 10, 2021, the Senate Trial of #3×2 started with the House Impeachment Managers presenting some very damning evidence and spirited explanations as to why #3×2 should be convicted, and banned from ever holding office in … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 37 – Should the 2d Impeachment happen?

Greetings and Salutations; Today, #3×2’s remaining lawyers spoke at length on the Senate Floor, arguing that the Senate Trial should not happen at all. They supposedly had two major points to demonstrate why this action was illegal. They were planning … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Truth…and how complicated it can be.

Greetings and Salutations. A friend of mine posted the image to our right on Facebook today. It, upon first reading, seems nonsensical. Believers know that Christ says “Know the Truth, and the Truth shall set you free”. People always talk … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 34, More Election Reflections

Greetings and Salutations. This is the Second collection of musings on the political situation in America. My first (somewhat lengthy) discussion is located Here. What would I like to see changed in the political landscape of America? First off, I … Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 33 – Election Reflections.

Greetings and Salutations… Now that the smoke is clearing a bit, and the dust settling from the 2020 Presidential Election, I decided to take a look at the event, and explore some of the problems and successes of the event. … Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 32 – Good Vs. Evil

Greetings and Salutations; We are reaching the end of a very long and chaotic time. The numbers are in, and without some shenanigans, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the President and Vice-President Elect. I will probably discuss the election … Continue reading

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Charter Schools – Boon? Or Bane?

Greetings and Salutations; Last year, I wrote an essay on the issue of education in America. I covered many topics there, but, left off the difficult challenge of Charter Schools. Since it has been brought to my attention again, I … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg – A Giant Leaves Us.

Greetings and Salutations; This last Friday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg died, of metastatic pancreatic cancer. The fact that she held on so long is a testament to her strength of will, and her determination. The airwaves have been flooded with … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 29 – predicting the future???

Greetings and Salutations; I wanted to take a minute here, to look at the path the Republican Party is on. It is, alas, a pretty self destructive one, it seems to me. Every day the powers in the Senate allow … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Thoughts, Part 04…The FULL costs

Greetings and Salutations; Time has progressed since the first bunch of cases of this pandemic showed up in America. As the news shows us, it is not improving. For example, as of today, Tennessee has over 61,000 confirmed cases, and … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Thoughts, Part 02. Truth can be ugly and painful

Greetings and Salutations. Ran across the post on facebook just now. It is a long read, and a painful one…but, this is the reality of what is happening in hospitals every day. THIS is why we are shut down, and … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 24

A discussion of the day’s vote in the Senate to deny witnesses and new documentation, perjury, and a perfect example of a Kangaroo Court designed to keep a criminal in as President. Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 22

Greetings and Salutations! Today, in the House, much of the time has been spent by the two parties working on finalizing the Articles of Impeachment for El Cheeto. The Democrats are simply stating the facts, calmly and with some regret. … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg and addressing the G4

Greetings and Salutations. The other day, in the Civil Discourse group on Facebook, the following comment was posted, decrying Ms. Thunberg’s speech to the G4 questioning the wisdom of having her address that collection of world leaders. This is the … Continue reading

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Talking with a Cultist, part 2

I had an interesting discussion in a thread today, and, one of the posts was involved enough that I decided to add it to my blog. It falls into the category of dealing with Cultists, and addressing their objections. It … Continue reading

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The Censor Ship

Greetings and Salutations; It being just past “Talk like a pirate day”, I thought it appropriate to go on a little ocean voyage… An interesting question was brought to my attention today – “Is Censorship Good, or Bad?” This came … Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 20 – Third party Candidates

Greetings and Salutations. Today, I want to take a moment to talk about third party political candidates in America. Because of the political turmoil we are seeing, combined with the flood of Democrats running for the Nod to be the … Continue reading

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The Shining City On the Hill

Greetings and Salutations; I ran across a very sad post on Facebook a bit ago,  and was moved to reply to it.   Perhaps I am too optimistic…but in these days of political madness and Evil,  I think that Optimism may … Continue reading

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Declawing Cats, Part 2

Greetings and Salutations. This is a follow up to my Previous Post on Declawing.   This is really important, so I had to add this post. I ran across this post to FaceBook  a little while ago, and wanted to add … Continue reading

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