Tag Archives: Politics

WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE

The familiar phrase, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to decieve,” is often attributed to William Shakespeare.  The author and composer of so many flowery words, with a beautifully rhythmic pace, in fact did not … Continue reading

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HISTORY REPEATING/LEARNING FROM THE PAST

On this day, November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected president by a landslide, electoral vote. He was not the popular vote winner.  He went on to lead our country at a time when living was slower, easier and we … Continue reading

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JUST ANOTHER DAY IN MINNEAPOLIS

President Trump is entering enemy territory this evening.  Two of these big Trump balloons are at the ready and will appear outside the place he takes the podium.  Several protestors from various factions will be on hand.  There are those … Continue reading

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WHAT LIES BELOW

During the last presidential election, we were promised by then candidate, Donald Trump, that he would drain the swamp of corruption which has invaded our land.  That sounded like a great idea to most of us every day citizens who … Continue reading

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IN GOD ALONE

We, the people, have been bombarded with an urgent desire to depose a sitting president.  This has been going on for the entire presidency of Donald Trump.  I have stated on my blog recently, that I’m trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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POLITICS HAS NO PLACE IN THIS

Here we go again.  A series of mass shootings has set the political pundits into action.  The call for gun control – attention to mental illness – the evils of video games – has once more come to the headlines, … Continue reading

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ILLEGAL – WHAT DON’T WE UNDERSTAND?

This is not a rant, even though it may appear so.  I have no problem with immigrants coming into our country.  My DNA includes German, French, Irish, English and Swedish.  All of my ancestors came to the United States in … Continue reading

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WORD FOR TODAY

People often ask me how I come up with things to write about each day.  For the most part, there is no rhyme nor reason to it.  I write things about Christianity, aging, living in troubled times, going through difficulties … Continue reading

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HOW SHALL WE WASTE A DAY?

I gave up ranting for Lent this year, thus I’ve tried staying away from the news, talk radio and anything that stirs me up. Our country has been on a rant for almost two years now.  It’s divided our nation.  It’s … Continue reading

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WE’RE SCREWED!

It seems that the Democrat Party is at it again.  During the depression, FDR came up with a New Deal.  Today the deal is Green.  The Green New Deal, is being promoted by a young congresswoman only a few years … Continue reading

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WHERE’S THE HOPE?

I hope the weather will change soon.  I hope I can get a job.  I hope I don’t have cancer.  I hope I can muddle through these last years of life.  I hope, I hope, I hope. I go to … Continue reading

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BROKEN

“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on … Continue reading

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DEATH OF A NATION

Over the weekend, we went to see the newest film by Denesh D’Souza about the death of a nation.  It was an interesting film regarding the involvement of the Democrat Party in slavery, racism towards all races other than white, creating … Continue reading

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ONE BAD POLITICIAN

When we look at our politicians today, what do we see?  We’re pounded with stories of indiscretion, sexual harassment, corruption, undignified behavior and evil occurring all over the place. We’ve the ‘benefit’ of receiving all this juicy gossip daily – even … Continue reading

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CAMELOT

“Like the Arthurian years at Camelot, the Sixties constituted a breakthrough, a fleeting moment of glory, a time when a significant little chunk of humanity briefly realised its moral potential and flirted with its neurological destiny, a collective spiritual awakening … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY RAMBLINGS

I, like many, had my doubts when I went to vote last November.  I wasn’t convinced in my heart of hearts that my decision to vote for Donald Trump was the sagest idea I ever had.  He was brash, earthy, condescending … Continue reading

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IT IS WHAT IT IS

The first time I heard this phrase, it made me wonder why.  Why do we need to accept everything as it is?  Why have we become so tolerant to all kinds of behavior, that we simply must accept that it … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE WE DONE?

In my years of living, I’ve not seen so much change as I have within the last 20 years.  Could it be that we’ve been duped?  Americans used to have a dream of a better life, a strong work ethic, … Continue reading

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DISTRACTIONS

A red herring is the description of a smoked fish that turns red and becomes very smelly during the process.  The red herring was used to divert the attention of hunting dogs from the scent of an animal to the … Continue reading

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PASSIVITY

“Technology teaches passivity. Absorbed in our devices – at any age – we are absorbed in someone else’s perspective.”   Julia Cameron Hiding our heads in the sand when the world is out of control is not the answer. I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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