Critical thinking vs Thinking critically

Is there a difference, or more to the point, what is the difference?  As you read through all my articles I hope and I believe you'll notice a common theme running through all the articles.  I try to instill in anyone who generously takes very precious time out of their day to think about the … Continue reading Critical thinking vs Thinking critically

What does it mean to be an American?

Given the dialogue in the media of late, it would appear America is nothing more than a group of disorganized immigrants with nothing in common other than coming from another country where everyone is poor and the only opportunity for them to improve is to come to the US of America, (remember America includes Mexico … Continue reading What does it mean to be an American?

The Arrogance of the Righteous Media; they’re never wrong

  08/14/2017 The press has decided that it is the voice and conscience of the people.  They are there to explain what our leaders say because as Judy Miller intimated this morning we are too stupid to really know what was said, whether directly or "between the lines".  Judy had the gall to say it … Continue reading The Arrogance of the Righteous Media; they’re never wrong

Affordable Health Care discussion: is it the definition of insanity?

08/09/2017 Einstein has been quoted as saying "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result".  For the last 7 years we've been laboring under the notion that the only way to get medical expenses down is to involve the government in a way that caps various … Continue reading Affordable Health Care discussion: is it the definition of insanity?

Democrats finally admit their intention to initiate a single payor health care

07/25/2017 Democrats finally admit their intention to initiate a single payor health care Now we know exactly why the Democrats were not included in the health care discussions with the GOP. They want to double down on the Obama policies and extend the Obamacare to the only logical extension there could be - a single … Continue reading Democrats finally admit their intention to initiate a single payor health care

Holding the Media and the Politicians to a Higher Standard

07/19/2017 Holding the Media and the Politicians to a Higher Standard  There something terribly wrong when we allow the press to draw conclusions about what is happening and what conversations are being conducted. I'm talking about the "2nd" Trump/Putin meeting at the G20 Summit. The MSM is all "a-twitter" someone said, someone saw Trump and … Continue reading Holding the Media and the Politicians to a Higher Standard

Honesty in Journalism or Professional “Safe Spaces”?

07/10/2017 Honesty in Journalism or Professional “Safe Spaces”? Ever had the feeling that you're missing something but you can't put your finger on it? Something about all the press coverage has been bothering me. The argument put forth has been so compelling for Trump to lay off the Fake News issue and quit going after … Continue reading Honesty in Journalism or Professional “Safe Spaces”?

Factions, Identity Politics, Us vs Them, Is there anything good about it?

07/04/2017 Factions, Identity Politics, Us vs Them, Is there anything good about it? The rancor we hear in the news about what's going on in Washington sounds like we're tearing the country apart. How will the country ever survive. A Bernie Sanders supporter goes "head hunting", can it get any worse, who's to blame, shouldn't … Continue reading Factions, Identity Politics, Us vs Them, Is there anything good about it?

Is it a lie or a misdirection?

07/01/2017 Is it a lie or a misdirection? Transparency, this is the least transparent administration that we've seen in recent history! Wait, … no not quite, if you remember there were meetings in private offsite places where there wouldn't be any documentation for the FOI to discover, meetings on runways and who else knows what … Continue reading Is it a lie or a misdirection?

Identity Politics, Identity Life, Who are we, What are we?

06/22/2017 Identity Politics, Identity Life, Who are we, What are we? Seems like everyone today has a need to be, or has a need to just categorize everything in their life, even those who rail against all the identity politics they hear on TV categorize fall into the definitions they assign to others. Recently I … Continue reading Identity Politics, Identity Life, Who are we, What are we?