Identity Politics and Pets

It seems to me that lately, Identity Politics is being talked about, concerning us rednecks.  Sophisticated folks are concerned that we, the simple people, don’t know how to sift through all of the information and make an educated choice. Apparently, we are also put into the basket of single issue-voters as well. I guess the …

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Imbued

Elon Musk, is a very inspiring businessman. He is a maverick and he is intelligent. Elon, has achieved more in the alternative fuel arena than any other person has up to this point. He is on a streak of success that doesn’t seem to be coming to an end for the foreseeable future. With every …

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The Oxymoron of Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

In the last election cycle, Bernie Sanders an “Independent” Senator representing Vermont ran on the Democratic Party ticket, competing for the Democratic national nomination for the 2016 Presidential Race. Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed “Democratic Socialist” who is supposedly part of the Independent Party. There is nothing independent about socialism and there is nothing democratic about …

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My Concern with the Recent Decision on Net Neutrality

Lately there has been a lot of discussion on the pros and cons of Net Neutrality and the recent decision to revoke Net Neutrality. Everyone has an opinion and not everyone knows what they are espousing. It seems yet that again, we have been bamboozled into choosing sides of an argument that the majority of …

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A Mirage

A mirage, an illusion, fog and low cloud cover. They all trick us into thinking that we see something that we want to see. The human mind is the trickster, the human spirit and the human soul is what is real. We all want to control our own lives, sometimes we give up too much …

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

It’s Christmas Eve 2017, today thousands of years ago Joseph and his wife Mary will be traveling from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Joseph, being a descendant of King David, hails from Bethlehem. He is taking his young wife Mary to Bethlehem to register for the census imposed by Caesar Augustus, to ensure that all subjects of …

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“If You Don’t Work, You Don’t eat”!

If you don’t work, you don’t eat. If you don’t eat, you will fall apart and eventually die. We all have to work in some form or fashion to sustain our lives and our way of life. Why don’t more people serve in the military, police, firefighters or emergency medical technicians, or another type of …

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“But Mom, Diego, Chang, Gunther and the rest of the “Civilized World” are Doing It”!

Why is it, that whenever free college, free healthcare and gun control are brought up, people want to compare America to the rest of the World? Are we the ones that are behind? Or are we the ones setting the pace and tone for the rest of the world to follow? The critics of America …

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Conservatism is the New Punk

Conservatism is the new punk, and those who are conservative are more open minded and more inclusive than the left and liberalism. People who identify as conservative, are more worried about being left alone, than everyone conforming to our ways. Conservatives don’t care about what you do as long as it doesn’t interfere with their …

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Brother Against Brother

The American Civil war was the bloodiest war our country has ever experienced. The number of Americans that died in the American Civil War was approximately 620,000. Almost as many American deaths as all other wars combined. It’s a scary thing to think about our country being ripped apart, brother against brother. Why America went …

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