Tag Archives: freedom

What the “Enemy of the People!” have in common

“It is the press, above all, which wages a positively fanatical and slanderous struggle, tearing down everything which can be regarded as a support of national independence, cultural elevation, and the economic independence of the nation.” – Adolf Hitler “Paul … Continue reading

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I am an American!

A real conversation I had today; Him- “This little Mexican girl that was working at McDonald’s asked me if I could move to a smaller table and I told her hell no, I was here first not my f*cking problem … Continue reading

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Feeding our fears

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela Each Sunday morning the Pastor … Continue reading

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The right of the people to keep and bear Arms

 “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” – 2nd Amendment Authorities found 23 guns in the 32nd floor suite of … Continue reading

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What can you control?

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter I am no different from anyone else, I would rather be in control … Continue reading

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The REI look

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” – Friedrich Nietzsche My wife and I spend a number of weekends in small towns in and … Continue reading

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On a lighter note…..

I am going to take a break for a week or two. With the holiday coming up and family coming in it is a good time to recharge the creative batteries which are becoming increasingly drained. To my American readers, … Continue reading

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