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Get Rid of It

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/10/2017

One of Trump’s campaign promises, was to get rid of Obamacare.  It seems as though a bit has been added to that promise.  Not only get rid of it, but put something else in its place.  The arguing has been...

Same Treatment

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/03/2017

An interesting book I found at a yard sale last week, details the fate of the USS Houston, a WW II destroyer made famous because FDR, the President rode in her several times and formed an attachment to her.  She was a noble...

Miscellaneous

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/26/2017

Trump can, hopefully by executive order, ban all immigrants from getting on the welfare wagon for five years!  Implemented without a bill and Congressional vote, which would take a lot of time.  That would easily cease...

Framing Mischief by Law

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/19/2017

We now have one ounce silver rounds for 28 cents over spot.  Check the web site for pictures of them, which include Silver Towne Buffaloes, Morgans, and Prospectors.  10 Ounce bars at 23 cents per ounce over spot,...

Pork on your fork

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/12/2017

Dorval is a suburb of Montreal Canada.  Muslim parents in Dorval demanded that all pork be eliminated in Dorval’s schools, (canteens as they call lunchrooms), and in all of Montreal.  The mayor refused, and the...

Sixteen and Counting...

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/05/2017

Let’s see now, The War Between the States, mistakenly called the Civil War, lasted about three years, and tragically killed 610,000 Americans.  It was started by dishonest Abe Lincoln deciding to re-supply a fort in a...

The Night Watchman

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/30/2017

Once, the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of the desert. Democrats in Congress said, “Someone may steal the scrap in the middle of the night.”  They then created a night watchman position, and...

Trump and the Circus

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/22/2017

It’s pretty obvious that the anti-Trump cabal has hit the jackpot with their special counsel in place.  Why do the Democrats seem to try to destroy the Trump Administration, which is obviously trying to do what was...

The Resistance

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/15/2017

During World War Two (WW II), there were tens of thousands of Europeans who disliked Hitler.  They were called “The Resistance,”  and were in all occupied nations, such as France, Poland, Czechoslovakia,...

North Korea

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/08/2017

Look at a satellite map at night, and see the bright lights all over the world.  Except Venezuela and North Korea anyway, whose countries are as black as the surrounding night.  Both are ruled by low IQ dictators who...

The Mother of Most Problems

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/01/2017

It’s a rather bold statement I admit, but just go back 85 years, and try to picture what was NOT going on then.  No Social Security, no Medicaid, Medicare, Section 8 housing, public housing, food stamps, or handouts of...

What's an Infidel

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/24/2017

Written by Rick Mathes, a well-known leader in prison ministry. "The Muslim religion is the fastest growing religion per capita in the U S, especially in the minority races. Not the Catholics, not the...

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...

 

 

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