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the donald and the BSA

Greetings and Salutations; I have said before that it appears there is no depths to which this world will sink and America will run towards in its march to relevance in the world.   This last Monday,  we had another … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part Thirteen – The Republican Party

Greetings and Salutations; This article “Let’s just say it: The Republicans are the problem.”  came across my desktop today. It was so relevant to the insanity in the Political World today that I thought I would send it out into … 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 Ten – Questionable Actions

Greetings and Salutations; Amy Siskind,  who has many irons in the fire,  is taking time to document the weirdness of the donald’s train wreck.    Here are links to her lists.    This is important  to Check out,  for several … 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 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

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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 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

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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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“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

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Chatting With A Libertarian

Greeting and Salutations;       It is the season of politics, of course,  and one interesting thing that has happened is that there is a surge of interest in third-party candidates.   One of the bigger parties has been … Continue reading

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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

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Texas To Secede?

     Greetings and Salutations;      Ok…I know a lot of the recent entries here have been pretty dark, and, to be accurate,  they DID reflect my state of mind.   However,   Today,  I was presented with a … Continue reading

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Why does the World think America is nuts?

     Greetings and Salutations      The following image/meme was posted on my FaceBook thread today,  with a one word comment of “Truth”.   It has motivated me to write a long-overdue Blog post.    What follows is the … Continue reading

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Politics…When Did Lying Become OK?

The following is an Email forwarded to me by a friend. Some variation of it has been around since 2011 (at least), but, it keeps surfacing.    Although normally I just ignore nonsense like this,  I decided this time to … Continue reading

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Life is Complicated…Observations on Jackson Galaxy

     Greetings and Salutations;      Over the past year or so, I have started watching Jackson Galaxy’s Animal Planet program, “My Cat From Hell”.   I have to say I like it a lot, as Jackson does a … Continue reading

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