As I sat on my deck enjoying the rare sunshine and 65° warmth this afternoon, sipping my post nap coffee, gazing at the heavens, floating up there among the clouds, I heard a familiar sound in the distance. As always, my heart rose up there with them as they flew above me, honking with pure joy and what I perceived as exhilaration to just be flying, traveling, moving on. Continue reading “Homeward Bound”
Started following a terrific writer and commentator yesterday. I was motivated to hammer out one of my long winded screeds in response to a post he made on February 8, 2018
And then again in response to one of his articulate and learned followers, of which he has many. Continue reading “Vesuvius”
I finally, after much coaxing, was able to get an online contact who was (more or less) a self-identified conservative to lay out for me his views and opinions. I was particularly interested in how and why he viewed “Liberals” the way he did. It validated my belief that there is a mountain of misinformation about what ‘liberals’ believe, who they are, and what they want to accomplish. As I have long suspected, “The Liberals” aka “you libtards” is a straw man, it doesn’t actually exist, but has been created as a bogeyman for ‘the base’ to be riled up to fight against. Taken all together, this is the mother of all Big Lies. Unfortunately every attempt to argue, persuade, or flat out criticize conservatives is taken as proof that we are who they think we are. Tricky business to overcome this Continue reading “Myth Busting”
They’re all the same!
A handy reference chart to the differences between “Liberals” & “Conservatives” Continue reading “Both Sides Do It!”