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Fake News

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/17/2017

It’s all the rage now, and it seems impossible to avoid mention of it.  It’s something never before heard of until Donald Trump was elected, and that is “Fake News.”  Before the Trump election,...

Carry Permits

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/10/2017

( I’m ambivalent about Trump’s Syria strike) Do you have a ‘concealed permit’ to carry a gun?  I don’t.  Where, in the Second Amendment are there instructions for government to issue...

Put Me In Charge

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/31/2017

( I didn’t write this.  It is a letter to Waco Texas Tribune) Put me in charge of food stamps.  I’d get rid of Lone Star Cards:  No cash for Ding Dong’s or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50...

Obamacare

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/27/2017

For many long years, Republicans swore about, derided, maimed, and campaigned against the health care act, known as “Obamacare,” which was passed and made into law, without a single Republican vote.  Republicans...

Refugees

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/20/2017

After the Revolution, when the newly formed United States was in operation, it is quite obvious that we were formed by refugees from foreign lands.  When the Founders fought Mother England, it was because of heavy taxation...

So What?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/13/2017

President Donald Trump woke up one day last week, and tweeted that Obama had hacked into his phone during the campaign.  That started another media frenzy, which will probably not die down in the near future.  I say,...

Climate Change

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/06/2017

“The Arctic Ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer, and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday, from the Consulate at Bergen...

Why Us?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/27/2017

A long time ago, as a matter of fact, it’ll be forty years ago in November, I went into the precious metals business.  November, 1977 it was.  I was 43, and there were no TV advertisers.  I was virtually...

Public Lands

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/22/2017

A Colorado paper recently moaned about the hundreds of millions of dead trees, which were, and still are being killed by beetles.  According to the paper, the hundreds of millions of dead trees in National Forest and BLM...

Who's to Pay?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/13/2017

One of Trump’s most popular promises to voters, when he was running for office, was that he would “build a wall.”  That was fine, except he also promised that Mexico would pay for it.  I always had...

Statue of Liberty

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/06/2017

One of the most mistaken ideas of late, is that the wonderful, graceful, Statue of Liberty, which graces New York Harbor, is identified with the poem inside its base.  Titled, “The New Colossus.”  You know,...

Globalization

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/30/2017

That’s really the “In” word now, isn’t it?  At least for the liberals and all the others who currently suck at our treasury and goodwill.  ‘Globalization,’ is merely another way of...

Save the Earth!

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/23/2017

Are you familiar with the phrase ”Acid Rain?”  Probably not, at least unless you’re as old as I am.  (I’ll be 83 next month).  Many years ago, the usual clique of white robbed, serious...

"The Night Before..."

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/17/2017

Happy New Year!..THIS IS EXTREMELY CLEVER.  WONDER WHO WROTE IT Twas the night before Christmas, and up in the tower, The Donald reflected on his newfound power. The conservative masses had come out in force, And...

Insanity

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/09/2017

Are you familiar with the name Esteban Santiago?  He’s the creep who killed five and injured another eight at the Ft. Lauderdale Florida airport.  He has had a couple of mental problems in the past, including...

Putin

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
01/03/2017

First of all, I wish all of you a most happy New Year.  Second, I want to assure you that Putin didn’t influence America’s election.  That information came from the CIA.  (Please consult two previous...

The Unfortunate

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/27/2016

Many are those who depend on welfare to exist.  Before Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Presidency, there was NO WELFARE, NO SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, MEDICAID, FOOD STAMPS, etc.  There were no public housing...

The CIA

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/17/2016

Many times I have referred to the CIA as, “Can’t identify anything,” because of its horrible history of overthrowing legitimate governments, betraying its own operatives, and in general being a lawless...

TRIAL BY JURY

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/12/2016

This one will be a sort of quickie, but I am quoting from page 163 and 164 of “Consequences,” regarding trial by jury.  It is a thought 99% of lawyers and citizens have never questioned, and take it as law and...

Globalism

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
12/04/2016

One of the most used expressions by the liberals (progressives), is “Globalism.”  This is another way of saying “One World,” or perhaps as I believe it means, “Let’s all get together and...

 

 

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