Category Archives: politics

DIVIDED WE FALL

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded … Continue reading

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ARE OUR LIVES BORING?

“You created a sensation about nothing. You people are so creative over there. Your lives must be boring.” Vladimir Putin Have we become a nation of creative bores?  America has always been seen as innovative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking, but boring?  … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE?

The definition of RESISTANCE – an underground organization of a conquered or nearly conquered country engaging in sabotage and secret operations against occupation forces and collaborators. There has been a lot of talk about a forming resistance movement in the … Continue reading

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JUST A THOUGHT

First paragraphs from the Washington Post article, by Aaron Blake – February 16, 2017 “President Trump is facing multiple potential investigations, dealing with an administration that leaks like a sieve and still wrestling with heavy policy decisions on the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading

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LIPSTICK ON A PIG

There’s a thing floating around on Facebook these days.  If everyone posts fine art instead of political rhetoric on their sites, it will flood Facebook with beauty instead of the other stuff.  I admit, I got suckered into it too.  … Continue reading

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KATHY RANT

I’ve been considering what kind of work to do, now that I’m retired.  In checking the employment opportunities, I happened to come across the salaries being paid to activists for various causes.  I was surprised to see the going wage is … Continue reading

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WOMEN ON PARADE

“Don’t shut yourself up in a bandbox because you are a woman, but understand what is going on, and educate yourself to take your part in the world’s work, for it all affects you and yours.” ~Louisa May Alcott I’m … Continue reading

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A FRESH START

Our country inaugurated a new president yesterday.  Protesters lined the streets, jeering voices spewed obscenities, violent behavior erupted.  Just like any other day. We could say these acts of vandalism and hatred were freedom’s voice speaking loud and clear, but … Continue reading

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SUBMIT

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln Today we await the transfer of power as one president leaves office and another takes the oath … Continue reading

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CONSCIENCE

Conscience is defined by Webster as an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one’s behavior.  Martin Luther spoke of his conscience as being captive to the Word of God and that he … Continue reading

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