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A note to the fine folks of Brevard and Transylvania County, NC

My wife and I love the city of Brevard and Transylvania County, NC. We typically spend every other weekend up there hiking in the Pisgah National Forest, riding our bikes on your wonderful trails, and having a beer or breaking … Continue reading

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Putin’s Bitch

“No two countries that both had McDonald’s had fought a war against each other since each got its McDonald’s” – Thomas Friedman Imagine waking up this morning to the sound of artillery shelling. Seeing tanks, military jets, foot soldiers, invade … Continue reading

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YOU’RE IN A CULT

Among the many stickers I have on my car I have two that aren’t very popular in my neck of the woods, the red state of South Carolina. One reads, “HE LOST IN A FAIR ELECTION” and the second one, … Continue reading

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Kyle Rittenhouse-one life for two

I have been thinking a lot lately about Kyle Rittenhouse. He is the seventeen-year-old kid (at the time) who, with an AR-15 semi-automatic style rifle, decided to play pretend police officer during the civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 2020. … Continue reading

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January 6th

On January 6, 2022, the loser is threatening to hold a press conference on the anniversary of his failed overthrow of the government of the United States of America. If you are curious, which you probably aren’t, what the loser … Continue reading

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Another useless letter to my Senators

“In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The Government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven … Continue reading

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Stop pretending your racism is patriotism.

“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” – Henri Frederic Amiel Next week is Thanksgiving, truly my favorite holiday of all the celebrations. My … Continue reading

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I don’t bring God into the picture

“I am not sure I have. I just go on and try to do a better job from there. I don’t think so. I think if I do something wrong, I think, I just try and make it right. I … Continue reading

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COVID and White People

I am really pushing my memory here but sometime in the late 1960’s or early 70’s my mother gathered up her three young children and took us to the health department where we stood in line with other mothers with … Continue reading

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The Gospel according to Andy

On CBS Sunday morning this past weekend Ted Koppel did a wonderful profile of Mount Airy, NC which fancies itself as the real Mayberry. The reason why is real simple, Andy Griffith was born in Mount Airy and has stated … Continue reading

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