Three Questions, One Answer and A Snow Job

1. Question Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger was widely praised for standing up to President Trump by refusing to “find” 11,780 votes for Trump. Question: When did the bar get set so low that just refusing to commit a felony was cause for praise and celebration? 2  Question The end of Article II, Section… [read more]


Government Hall of Shame

While traitors attacked our democracy, we were killing 4,000 Americans with COVID-19 every day. Somehow, four 9/11s every three days – one gasping death every 22 seconds – got overshadowed. That’s how insane things are. ————————– Be sure to read to the end for a poem for our time. We start with the obvious. Sedition… [read more]


Insurrection

Reading time – 2:49; Viewing time – 3:49  .  .  . Updated 1/9/21 – see Last Question above the end photo. Hatred and distrust of government didn’t start with Ronald Reagan saying, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” There was plenty of… [read more]


Anthem

Reading time – 1.38  .  .  . It is the morning of the Electoral College report to Congress. Donald Trump has encouraged militants like the Proud Boys and neo-Nazis to demonstrate in the streets of DC, knowing full well that they will bring their anger and their firearms. As of this writing it is unknown… [read more]


Proper Names

Reading time – 3:29  .  .  . The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name. – Confucius The Crash occurred in October of 1929 during Herbert Hoover’s first year as President. He had been successful in business and had held several high level government posts where he produced good results. He… [read more]


No Rationalizing Allowed

Reading time – 4:05  .  .  . Arguments abound about whether to prosecute Donald Trump once he’s out of office for his alleged extensive and nefarious lawbreaking both before and since becoming President. He may be Dear Leader to his MAGA nation followers, but in the eyes of the law he is, at best, a… [read more]


Freedom v2.0

Reading time – 3:01  .  .  . I received some off-line comments (i.e., not posted in the Comments section) questioning the contention in my “Freedom” post last Sunday that if we don’t begin working together instead of fighting one another that eventually we will lose our freedoms. Here’s an effort to make that connectivity clearer…. [read more]


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