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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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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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