Memorial Day has been a special event in my family’s life ever since Great Grandfather Mac donned his Grand Army of the Republic Uniform and marched in his first parade. The men who returned from the War Between the States felt it was their duty and honor to remember the sacrifices of so many men […]Read More Rights come with Responsibilities – Or Do They?
I saw this posted on a web site today and had to share. For all of my friends down in North Carolina, I do sincerely hope there are not too many like this person running around without adult supervision. We have had people like this throughout the history of the country. Otherwise PT Barnum would […]Read More A more modern way of living… really???
Look up the word exceptional in the dictionary and a few of the words stick out right away: Rare Unusual Superior Extraordinary By extension, the word exceptionalism is the condition of being exceptional which includes all of those superlatives. It is the belief that something as large as a country does not have to […]Read More Exceptional – Does it matter to you?
Today’s blog is not for the faint of heart. If you read it and agree with it, you should be prepared to stand up to a King. The “Great Charter of the Liberties” of England was a revolutionary document that set in motion a long period of enlightenment and freedom for common people in England […]Read More The Magna Carta, The Constitution, and the Kenyan
I have to admit it’s been a few days since my last post and considering the nature of that post, some of my readers may have wondered if I had been selected for early admission to the nearest FEMA camp. No such luck (at least not yet). We have been spending a lot of time working […]Read More Where have you been?
The history of the State of the Union is a pretty interesting one for most people who study such things. The requirement for the President to prepare and deliver his views of the country are contained in the Constitution, “He shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the […]Read More State of the Union
Many people trudged back to work today despite the fact that it was a Federal and State Holiday (wouldn’t want to miss out on the prepaid holiday resulting from the “Sunday Rule”.) I am sure that must have been started back when the early pioneers first started this country. “Hey Olaf, why are you not […]Read More Sock Monkey says “Time to Get Back to Work”
I wish I had a dime for every person on every blog that jumps up and down shouting Freedom of Speech no matter how inappropriate the comment and screams how many people served and died for to preserve it (as they burn and defecate on my flag). While I do agree that many of my […]Read More Freedom of Speech You Sorry Son of a Beach