More than I can recall at any point in my lifetime, we hear how U.S. media outlets are no longer trustworthy; how everything they report is “fake news” and; “they are nothing but bias rags for corporations”. And; as if they are themselves the “sole harbingers of truth, justice and humanity”, there’s not one politician […]Read more "You’re Right; There IS a Problem With The Media – It has Always Been Bias"
In an extremely serious and autocratic move (something we’ve seem much of these days), Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, recently disconnected all Venezuela’s access to CNN’s Spanish feed. The banishment was a result of the report generated by the CNN affiliate, after more than a year’s investigation conducted by CNN and Venezuela’s legal adviser to the […]Read more "Truth and the Consequences of Ignoring it"
I’m always completely amazed at the incredible foresight the Founding Fathers had and, even though it occurred through much dissension, often anger and always debate, finally formed the governing bodies of the United States in three separate functions – the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. What a perfectly amazing understanding of human behavior, philosophical foresight […]Read more "The Antithesis of Democracy – Partisan Politics"
As an adult, I’ve made a habit of always questioning my own convictions. Introspection is vital to mental health and in evaluating one’s own decisions. Ignoring the potential that your thought processes may be flawed hinders personal growth; it can also be dangerous as an adult, for making decisions based upon faulty perspectives almost always […]Read more "The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Trump Truth"
To use the already excessively and often misquoted phrase “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it” attributed to the philosopher, George Santayana, rolled into one eloquent eleven word phrase which, in its true form; “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” denotes a far more sinister and dangerous impact. A […]Read more "The Rise of the Fourth Reich"
When we look deeply enough into the reasons for Trump’s success, it should be very embarrassing to realize the truly damaging reasons for Trump’s success. I know it is deeply embarrassing for me. There are but three painfully obvious reasons for these results; reasons that should be abundantly clear to us all, as should be, the ever so […]Read more "SO MANY REASONS TO BLAME; BUT, OH SO FEW LOOKING IN THE RIGHT PLACE TO POINT THAT FICKLE FINGER OF SHAME."
I listened as they called my President a Muslim. I listened as they called him and his family a pack of monkeys. I listened as they said he wasn’t born here. I watched as they blocked every single path to progress that they could. I saw the pictures of him as Hitler. I watched them […]Read more "Hypocracy At Its Best"