What was I doing there? I didn’t have an answer then and, honestly, I don’t have one now as I look back on my Sunday school years during grade school. Was this where my faith journey began more than seven decades ago. Church membership was like a telephone, every family had one whether they attended … More A Winding Road Up The Mountain
It’s where the money is. That’s the answer to the question, where is the source of Democratic party leadership? Money is power and leading without power is like watching the current crop of wannabes trying to catch the bridal bouquet. Everything is getting better, so why don’t the Dems simply join in and claim … More “1984” Style Liberalism in 2018
President Donald J. Trump has pulled the United States out of the U.N. sponsored Paris Climate agreement which was negotiated by the previous administration. Citing a huge cost in jobs and wealth transference to other countries, the President left the door open for renegotiation. The question never asked and certainly never answered, is man-made climate … More Bye Bye Paris – Cool!
Like the bird who returns to her nest to find fresh eggs left by the cuckoo bird (as this breed is wont to do), the Democratic party has found some strange droppings in their nest. No longer the party of the union working man, they have become a party of elites who, by virtue of … More Egg – sactly Liberal and Elite
Give and take. Of ideas. Solutions result. Take away the give. Conflict and inaction until one side or the other gets control. Control has replaced solutions as the ultimate objective. And so, U.S. politics has evolved. The Players Elites, few-in-number who have instruments of control through wealth and influence. Wannabee fringe players … More Elites, oligarchy and control
If free chocolate for everyone were part of a proposed legislative package, would yourcongress-person, (A) carefully consider the cost-benefit effect of such legislation or (B) take a survey of his/her constituency to see how many voters liked chocolate? If you answered (B), you just passed your first adult civics lesson. What you probably don’t know is, … More Sucky government? It’s a fix it yourself solution
I have just finished reading two books by Stephen Hawking, “A Brief History of Time”, first published in 1988 and updated in 1996, and “The Universe in a Nutshell”, published in 2001. It was finally time to unravel the Relatively, Nothing Can Go Faster Than the Speed of Light and Space is Curved esoterics for … More A Luddite’s View of Space