A Simple Conscience
- Phoenix, Arizona, USA
- April 01
- Proprietor for Life
- (prefers intelligent & informed)
MY RECENT POSTS
- Lynching Race
December 18, 2014 02:43PM
- The Quest For Social Justice
January 31, 2015 08:43PM
- I'm An Okie From Muskogee!
January 24, 2015 02:24PM
- The Four Fingers
November 19, 2014 08:53AM
- The One Thing Government
November 05, 2014 04:38PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
script idea for "Las Mujeres
March 02, 2015 02:16PM
the national government would
do things MY way . . . . .
February 23, 2015 07:54PM
- “Well, "neighborhood
organizers" . . .
February 23, 2015 07:59AM
- “Gee, I didn't know
neighborhood organizing and
were paid that
February 23, 2015 07:58AM
- “Here’s my proposal
for the AUMF bill now
February 22, 2015 12:57PM
- MY LINKS
THE ROCKFORD UNDERSTANDING
Jim Rockford, well-known television private detective, sits with his female client at his favorite taco stand. A mother and her daughter have died violently in separate incidents within six months of each other. They both died in the same jurisdiction in… Read full post »
The Left, that political philosophy whose noble goal is social justice through government, is weakening in America. This is not only because its outcomes are so often counterproductive or trivial. It's also because its announced policies are sometimes so hilarious that no one, except the… Read full post »
Mr. Terence D. Walker, a 21 year-old black man, was unjustifiably and brutally executed on Saturday, 17 January, 2015, by white police officer Chancey McMillin in this small, eastern Oklahoma town.
A friend of mine, from San Diego, is a widower. Recently, three of us shared a vacation with him in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Despite the fact that he lost his wife nearly ten years ago, he spoke often and lovingly of her while we were… Read full post »
Barack Obama’s policies and governing style have been soundly rejected after last night’s elections. Even Salon admits to a “shellacking”. At the same time, Salon makes its standard dire (and stupid) predictions about what Republicans will now do to end the America… Read full post »
Antonio Smith (pictured) was shot at least four times in a Chicago suburb this past Wednesday afternoon. One bullet pierced his heart.
He was a 9 year old fourth grader who left his apartment after a dispute with his mother. He died near the border between two south-… Read full post »
Open Salon may again be more worthy of respect than its parent – Salon.
Today, Salon is full of the suicide of a famous comic. This may be a saving grace, because, were it not for the distraction of the death of the famous, Salon may have populated… Read full post »
Well, I don’t know about anybody else. All I know is that I belong to no organized political party. I’m a registered Republican.
Nevertheless, I have deduced at least one thing out of this entire mess regarding ObamaCare. I’/… Read full post »
“We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on the ground, that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. That would change my calculus,”
“That would change my equation.… Read full post »
Chris Lane and his girl friend since 2008
Salon is the hypersensitive defender of all things it deems unjust because of racial discrimination. Thus, it was the endless source of commentary on the 'unjust' initial failure to arrest George Zimmerman all the way… Read full post »
The debate about what is euphemistically called “marriage equality” is stunning in many ways.
THE SHALLOW COMPLAINT
In its most common and intellectually shallow form, the current argument of those… Read full post »
OSers are mostly a socialist and progressive lot. As such, they often reason and act as if they have no understanding of free-markets, free-enterprise, and businesses as largely self-regulating, cost-efficient institutions.
To accomplish this, they… Read full post »
The image above of the title page of a paper written by Barak Hussein Obama is both complete and accurate. It is offered here as a test for prejudice.
Minds are like parachutes. They both work best when open.
As always, I am gratef… Read full post »
Sensible liberal thought, the open-minded consideration of government policy that is supposed to balance liberty and equality, seems abundantly absent these days. One of the reasons for this appears to be that liberal perceptions of equality are now often /… Read full post »
In the recent, and apparently endless, dustup over a rule promulgated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (‘ACA’, or more accurately, ‘ObamaCare’), it is surprising how many near-sighted tree experts exist and how few far-sighted forest rang… Read full post »
Imagine for a moment a world in which one might choose the type of healthcare insurance one wanted.
Employers would be free to provide, in whole, in part, or not at all, what healthcare insurance they wished as a perquisite to their employees. Employ… Read full post »
All I know is what the good people at OS tell me is wrong with America. Mitt Romney ain't no job creator. Well, so be it.
Main Entrance - San Luis Regional Detention Center
Now, as y’all know, yesterday,… Read full post »
Fortunately, not all Liberals are Socialists or Progressives. Fortunately, not all Liberals are this stupid.
Nevertheless, one must bless Representative Waters' poor, pea pickin' heart, and those who voted for her. Maybe they are all confined to just one place… Read full post »
Not too long ago, I was late for Mass. While this isn’t unusual, on this day, for some reason, the parking lot was exceptionally full. Consequently, the car was installed in an area different from where it is normally; and entry was made throug/… Read full post »
While walking through the Charlotte, North Carolina airport Tuesday morning, Republican Member of the House of Representatives from Tennessee, Phil Roe, a physician who once practiced obstetrics, heard calls for a doctor. Roe ran to the man's aid.
"When I got there, he… Read full post »
“Mr. Geithner, the President is on the phone . . . .”
“Yes, Mr. President. How are you?”
“Fine, Tim. Look, I just read the preliminary reports of the stress tests you’re conducting; and my belief is that we need t/… Read full post »
“Those who would give up Essential Liberty, to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety"
The symbol of deprivation within the Owens Valley that inspired this post.
PROLOGUE… Read full post »
A Pee In the Ocean
The Progressive community has wasted much discussion and argument lately opposing specific cuts that are being recommended in federal entitlement programs. While the timing of a general opposition to these proposed cuts may be correct, the truth is t… Read full post »
I am greatly encouraged by recent news regarding governmental spending, worldwide. This is because when catastrophe strikes, even the obtuse know what to do.
Outside Our Tent We Have . . .
Portugal gave up its battle to finance its current bud… Read full post »
What I Wish for All My Friends in Retirement
I love all my friends, whatever their political persuasion. However, there are few things that I would rather see than all of my poor, Liberal friends retire as wealthy individuals.