Category Archives: General Thoughts

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Covid 19 Thoughts, Part 05 – Mistakes from the past haunt us.

Greetings and Salutations. Today, an very interesting article came to my attention. One of the major conflicts during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the subject of Masks. For some time, the scientific community was very divided about urging the population … Continue reading

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Automation in today’s world! The Tsunami is coming…Our lifeboat may be the UBI

First off, I am going to link to a general overview of the advancement of automation in the world. When watching this Video, I suggest you pay attention to the factory floor in particular. Count the number of skilled and … Continue reading

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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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OUR Culture of Violence

Greetings and Salutations; If, by the by, this essay seems a bit disjointed at times, I beg your patience. It is a complicated subject and one that I am still trying to condense into a graspable format, and, perhaps, come … Continue reading

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How Blind are Whites to the Systemic Racism in America?

Greetings and Salutations. Recently, the Right-Wing has found something far more interesting than the Pandemic, or the spike in attacks on Asians in America caused by racist rhetoric about the source of Covid-19 to get all hot and bothered over. … 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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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 35 – INSURRECTION

Greetings and Salutations; It is 2021/01/11 as I write this essay. It has taken me a few days to begin to digest the amazing events of 2021/01/06. I am not fully there yet, but, I have some things I want … 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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Ten years later…or how life can go Pear Shaped. Adventures with Hep C

Some of the writing here may be uncomfortable to read…fair warning! I am, for the first time, going to discuss my travails with Hep C, and where I have gotten to on that complicated path. If any of you reading … 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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Sifting through the Ashes – Part 31. The SCOTUS and the Congress

Greetings and Salutations. The events of these past few years have caused me to rethink some aspects of Government. I have, over the years, felt that the Court, and the Congress, while sometimes staggering around the path of wisdom like … Continue reading

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How to add some humor to one’s day!

Greetings and Salutations. I just had an interaction on Facebook that provided ME with a bit of amusement, and, once again, demonstrated the sad state of education that too many conservatives have slipped into. The general discussion was about the … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 25

Greetings and Salutations; Anyone who is paying more than a moment’s attention to the world today knows that the political situation in America is dire! We have an administration that has engaged in despicable behavior and words since taking the … Continue reading

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Mass Killings – How can we prevent them?

Greetings and Salutations; The recent uptick in violence in America, some of which is real, and some of which is amplified because of the gluttonous need for a story by the several, 24/7 News Networks, has grabbed my attention. It … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse, 2017 – Part 1 – The Science

Greetings and Salutations!  . On August 21, 2017,  I,  along with millions of Americans,  made an effort to be in the path of Totality  of the Solar Eclipse.   I have been  witness to a number of partial eclipses,  but, … 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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Tick, Tick, Tick….A PSA for the Summer

Greetings and Salutations… A small PSA for the Summer. For whatever reason,  the flea, mosquito and tick problem  is pretty terrible this year.  The relatively warm winter,  the early warm up to Spring-like temps, and the rains that have swept … Continue reading

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