Category Archives: American Culture

Political Correctness Is A Wall Of Separation

Congressman Mike Bost of Illinois has apologized for his so-called “racist” remark, “…the cleansing that the Orientals used to do where you’d put one person out in front and 900 people yell at them?” No doubt this kind of thing … Continue reading

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The Obama Legacy

President Obama, in a pathetic attempt to shore up some semblance of a respectable legacy, took a parting shot at Fox News and “conservative media” by saying they “vilified” him throughout his presidency. As he has made abundantly clear throughout … Continue reading

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Looking To The Future

57 years ago, in 1959, I was 14 years old. Back then, when people thought about what the future would bring, they usually thought in terms of technological advances. They thought of things such as longer life spans with better … Continue reading

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“Just Say No”

Words don’t have intrinsic meaning any more. They simply mean whatever you want them to mean. And regrettably, most people apparently find that perfectly acceptable. I have a 45-year-old dictionary that gives several definitions for the verb, pervert. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Words

American college students are not the hope of our future. They are childish and irresponsible because they are taught to believe in a fantasy world. Rather than preparing young adults to become adept at navigating a life-course in the real … Continue reading

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The Fantasy Of “We Report, You Decide”

Americans will get the President they deserve. Like children, most Americans expect someone else to take care of them. They expect entities such as government, political parties, insurance companies or financial institutions to provide them prosperity, security, physical safety, comfort … Continue reading

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Death To America

Got your attention?  Death to America isn’t something I wish.  It’s something I have heard others say and it’s something we see happening before our very eyes.  Just as when any organism dies, we are witnessing the breakdown and failure of life-giving … Continue reading

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This Is My Country

After the 2012 elections I wrote a post entitled, “Who Cares?”, lamenting the fact that in California 9 and a half million voters didn’t even care enough to cast a ballot. I ended the article by quoting the lyrics to … Continue reading

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Memories Of Medicine Bow

(Nothing political here; nothing religious.  Just brief moments from life.) In the Spring of 1967 I turned 22 years old. I was tired of college, so I quit my classes and volunteered for the draft. I figured a two-year stint … Continue reading

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Resurrection Day

The Dating of Easter This year Easter falls on my birthday. Not that it means anything, but the coincidence has caused me to do some thinking about Easter and what that day means to me. Dates hold a particular significance … Continue reading

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