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  • Judicial balance

    Is this the first time we’ve experienced so much angst with the judicial system? Sadly, no. I refer you to the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, when, in the 1930s, the Supreme Court was not going his way, he attempted to stuff it with more judges that were like-minded to him. Fortunately, Congress would not go along. Would they today?
  • Damage from executive arrogance
    For more than 100 years, the executive branch of the federal government has made outlandish pronouncements and promises that, later, led to disasters. By executive branch, I obviously mean the president.
  • Actions are not working
    The Democratic Convention may be the defining moment. It would be pretty easy for President Biden to announce his retirement there, especially if he does poorly debating Trump.
  • The socialist in all of us
    In our heart of hearts, everyone tries to get more out of the government than they send to it. Admit it, you know it is true. Energy is a good case in point.
  • Migration mismanaged: The rest of the story
    We have to start acting like adults, as I stated earlier. We have to vote like adults and elect adults to every office from dog catcher to president. It is time to get serious.
  • Remembering the lessons of 1968
    Although today’s rioters at the universities seem to be organized by professional protesters, these rioters are of the age that they will not forget the causes and intensities of their current efforts. Many will make these causes their life’s vocation or avocation.  
  • Time to rearrange the deck chairs on the Titanic?
    Bringing a modicum of sobriety to the office of Attorney General through the actions I have outlined here should go a long way toward righting the ship of state.
  • The abuse continues
    It has gotten more sophisticated and more nuanced, but in today’s world, the abuse of women continues as it has forever in the past.
  • I just want your vote
    The current objectives of the Biden Administration and the DNC are too obvious and too cynical for the serious voter. They are only about getting votes for Biden.
  • Historical ignorance; looking for the easy way out
    There is a picture floating around Facebook. It is one of Henry Ford, and it looks like he was perhaps 50 or so at the time. The headline that goes with it is something like this, “Henry Ford, the man who introduced the 40-hour work week.” Below that, it says you should “boo” him.   What ignorance! Henry Ford reduced the work week from 72 hours per week to 40 hours. He didn’t raise it to 40 hours.
  • The artificial world
    When you are out and about, be aware of your surroundings. If something doesn’t feel right, don’t dismiss the feeling, look a little closer. Our artificial world is just that – artificial.
  • Why it is important to speak English in the U.S.
    A common language provides a basis for common objectives. We now have people inside our borders who clearly are here to exploit our generosity while ignoring our principles. Not being willing to learn our common language is the first clue when it comes to their motivations.
  • How in the world did we get here?
    Today, we are collectively running around with our hair on fire. It is hard to believe that conditions could have deteriorated so far so fast. What caused this?
  • What is beauty?
    The powers that be feed us lots of information that may not necessarily be in our best interest. We must do our own digging to ascertain what is best for the country and our children.
  • Pay attention!
    As I see it, you have three choices: be afraid of everything and do nothing, be pragmatic and judiciously consider all inputs you get daily from your body and the outside world, or throw caution to the wind and ignore all signs and signals.
  • The surprising epiphany at the National Farm Machinery Show
    I attended the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. on Feb. 16. This is something I have wanted to do for years, and finally matters aligned in such a way that it could happen.
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