The Medium is the Message

I replied to a comment on a Facebook post yesterday with something that the more I think about it, the more I understand its relevance. I stated that there is a difference between old-line liberals and these contemporary progressives. I’m a classical liberal (aka a conservative) and I have some very good liberal friends. We…

The Real Arsonists

Someone posted a USA Today article today, the premise of which was that President Trump is playing arsonist and firefighter, extinguishing a border issue with Mexico that he manufactured. I saw it reported exactly this way tonight on NBC – “some Democrats say” was the intro. I’m going to stop linking to trash articles like…

Killing Baby Hitler

If one had a time machine and with it the ability to go back in time and kill baby Hitler, it is likely most people would do so because through history, we can know what Hitler’s life wrought upon the face of the Earth. But we don’t have a time machine. And we don’t know…

Knowing Too Much

Some 37 years ago, I graduated from university, a freshly minted know-it-all. Degrees in hand, I entered the world of precision metal forming and machining as a line engineer and metrology technician (I figured out how to measure stuff and build equipment to do so – when we got a new project, I worked with…

Abortion – Again.

I realize that not everybody agrees with my stance on abortion but let me explain why I have arrived at that position. Since I have expressed opinions on the subject, people have a right to know how I arrived at my position and have opportunities to attack it. The pro-abort forces claim that a fetus…

Unity

“In America I saw the freest and most enlightened men placed in the happiest circumstances that the world affords, it seemed to me as if a cloud habitually hung upon their brow, and I thought them serious and almost sad, even in their pleasures.” ~ Alexis de Tocqueville, “Democracy in America”, Volume I (1835) Presidential…

Too Much in the World

A few days ago, I read an article that I cannot seem to find now – I meant to bookmark it so I could go back to it but my Adult ADHD overcame my OCD and I didn’t do it, so if I plagiarize, it is purely unintentional. The article made such a powerful point…