Showing posts from June, 2014

Prescience and Paranoia

Here's a recent post from a popular buzz board: "Does anyone else feel overwhelmed trying to keep up with the daily deluge of crap this man [Obama] is doing to our country? I assume everyone here is awake and paying attention and it’s still hard to keep up. The low information folks out there are really going to be screwed when the crap hits the fan. At least we’ll see it coming. I wouldn't want to write the history books pertaining

Another FB Encounter

The latest in an occasional series of Facebook post encounters.... In this exchange, "JT" is responding to my posting of a link to John Whitehead's comprehensive article "Has the Dept of Homeland Security Become America's Standing Army?" ... JT:    You think the USA is a police state? I might suggest you travel to a few police states. Like Sudan, where they amputate your tongue if you criticize

How a Country Dies

A country dies slowly. Those living during the decline of Rome were likely unaware that anything was happening. The decline took over a couple of hundred years. Anyone living during the decline only saw a small part of what was happening and likely never noticed it as anything other than ordinary. Countries don’t have genetically determined life spans. Nor do they die quickly, unless the cataclysm of some great war

Thought for the Weekend...

The apathy and ignorance that set us up to willfully convert our brains to cream cheese has lead us down the wider path, the broad way, to the place where we accept that Feelings trump Thought, as sure as Rock Breaks Scissors. Now see how easy it is to accept the implementation of Force to insure these Feelings - what used to be called Rights - are protected and sheltered from the rigors of Thought and exposure by the light of objective, logical inquiry and analysis... Remember the 3 Magic Words: Frogs, Feelings, and Force. All of today's current events, social evolution and political nitwittery can be defined by these three words - and to the destruction for which they stand...

A Different Take - Review

Monty Pelerin, pseudonym of a friend of mine and occasional guest at the Libertas Media Project , hosts the web site "Economic Noise".  Recently, Monty reviewed " A Different Take " with an analysis and commentary you can read here... .

A Different Take

From the Internet to the blog-o-sphere to E-zines to TV and radio chat shows, there is no shortage of opinions criticizing, ridiculing, psychoanalyzing our Fearless Leader. While taking different routes of reason, within acceptable boundaries one could conclude all of them accurate inasmuch as they share synonymous conclusions: Obama is a stumbling, bumbling fool, in over his head but with such a colossal ego or other psychologically dysfunctional handicaps is unable or unwilling to see the folly of his ways, much less accept the disastrous reality that he has created.