Archive for July 2018

The Poetry of an Insurance Man

One must have a mind of winter To regard the frost and the boughs Of the pine-trees crusted with snow; And have been cold a long time To behold the junipers shagged with ice, The spruces rough in the distant glitter Of the January sun; and not to think Of any misery in the sound…

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Epidemics of False Knowledge

“…what a fool believes he sees No wise man has the power to reason away” —-Doobie Brothers, What a Fool Believes (1979) UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is a smart woman, no question about that. Even highly intelligent people can be wrong sometimes. Nikki Haley recently gave some advice to a high school audience that, if…

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1996 Crash of C-130H Jackson Hole, Wyoming

1996 crash of C-130H Jackson Hole, Wyoming “At 2250 local time Aug. 17, 1996, a U.S. Air Force (Lockheed) C-130H struck a mountain ridge during departure from Jackson Hole Airport in Jackson, Wyoming, U.S. The aircraft was destroyed, and the eight crew members and a passenger were killed.” So begins the report of the Flight…

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Lewis & Clark Encounter the Grizzly

Lewis & Clark encounter the grizzly several times during the core of Discovery expedition. At the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition (1804-1806), known as the Corps of Discovery, the plains grizzly populated the upper reaches of the Missouri river. The expedition spent the winter of 1804-1805 as guests of the Mandan indians near…

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“I think the Clintons are really sort of like tornadoes moving through people’s lives “

In 1997 Whitewater Scandal Clinton partner James McDougal said, I think the Clintons are really sort of like tornadoes moving through people’s lives.  Anyone who has followed events involving Bill and/or Hillary Clinton since 1992 would agree with that statement. Now the Clintons are the tornado moving through Robert Mueller’s life while he’s the tornado running…

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Vote Democrat, Stay Poor

Vote Democrat, Stay Poor. That’s what these 10 cities have been doing for decades and it’s keeping a large segment of their population poor. Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. They might try doing something new and different, like electing better politicians. That’s always a good idea…

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If the libs can’t ban guns they’ll ban straws

Liberals just can’t stop, they always have to find something to ban. Their proposal to ban straws takes them to a new low: Republicans are a party of people that want to be left alone. The Democrats are the party of never leaving anyone alone.

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A Conflict of Perception

When one refuses to accept reality A Conflict of Perception occurs. Reality isn’t optional. A Warming World Creates Desperate People by Lauren Markham writing in the New York Times. After claiming that the coffee crop has failed in Central America because of global warming, Ms. Markham offers this: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

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A Conflict of Visions

This post is about a Conflict of Visions. One of Ms. TeeJaw’s friends was talking to me way back before the 2016 election. She asked why I was voting for Trump, what was he going to do that I thought was good, she asked. I replied something like, “Well you know, he wants to make…

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How to turn a city into a criminal swamp

How to turn a city into a criminal swamp? It’s easy, just put Marilyn Mosby and the ACLU in charge of criminal prosecutions and your city too could become a criminal’s dream. Baltimore police stopped noticing crime: a wave of Killings followed. Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big…

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Two important stories of how Obama screwed America

There are two important stories of how Obama screwed America to help Iran and the Taliban to finance terrorist operations. The video immediately below offers an entrée into these stories that every American who loves this country should read. The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook (2017) The secret story of…

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