Category Archives: politics

Trust vs Transparency

After reading about the differences between the Page/ Strozok hearings on both major news services is it just possible that all congressional hearings should take place behind closed doors where neither side or the witness felt that their posturing was … Continue reading

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Drawing Lines Where None Should Exist

A baker refuses to serve a potential customer in Denver. A florist refuses to serve a potential customer in Washington State. A restaurant owner refuses to serve a potential customer in Virginia. All three acted on their own personal beliefs. … Continue reading

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The Fringe Element

This is a bag. Its purpose is to carry things from here to there. To store things. To have a valuable function.  Attached to the bag by a very thin and tenuous grip are “Fringes.”  The fringe tends to draw … Continue reading

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Brains Do Not Equal Smart

  I carve, wood burn and paint gourds as a hobby. Over the years  have learned the following things about gourds. Most importantly, when you work with a  gourd  you always have greater success when you recognize what a gourd … Continue reading

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Half A Loaf

There is an old English proverb: “Throwe no gyft agayne at the giuers head, For better is halfe a lofe then no bread.” Today we might say, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. “half a loaf is better … Continue reading

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Acting Like An Adult = Paying More Taxes

Japan is lowering the age of adulthood to 18. I don’t have a problem with that as long as it also comes with the attending responsibilities.  In fact I believe it is long overdue. I do feel it should not … Continue reading

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Sin No More

I’ve been thinking about the concept of sin. That concept has changed a great deal since I was a kid. There used to be the Seven Deadly Sins and the Ten Commandments which 70 years ago seemed to pretty much cover … Continue reading

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