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The Media: Trump v Clinton

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
08/15/2016

It is absolutely fascinating to watch the media continue to drum up false controversies involving Trump, especially when Hillary is so utterly corrupt and dishonest in nearly everything she says or does. Let me be clear,...

Humans and Animals

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/08/2016

Let's look at animals and their lifestyles.  Wild ones, not domesticated animals, if you please.  We have three little dogs who probably sleep 18 hours a day, and are well fed and spoilt rotten.  I am certain...

What To Do?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/01/2016

Germany has had three ISIS attacks in a week, and Germans are tired of the 1.6 million Angela has welcomed into their nation.  "She's ruining Germany," is a common cry. Other E.U. nations have been forced to...

Win in November

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/25/2016

Ageing, is an unavoidable process.  I'm ancient, and when I was a kid, I thought that anyone 30 was 'really old.'  I wouldn't trade my life's experiences and knowledge gained for any price, but age...

Current Events

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/18/2016

 Allahu Akaba That's what the 31 year old Tunisian shouted in Nice France, Thursday night after he had run down and killed 84 plus injuring over 100.  The French police stopped him, and he exited the truck and...

I'm Tired

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/11/2016

I'm going to quote from part of a piece that was sent to me, and I agree fully! "I'm tired of being told that Islam is a 'religion of peace, when every day I read dozens of stories of Muslim men killing their...

Populist

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/04/2016

I'm going to quote directly from a dictionary definition of "Populist."  "Any person, politician or political leader, who claims to represent the interests, views, or tastes of the common people,...

Guns & Bureaucrats

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/27/2016

I'm going to quote directly from a Wall Street Journal article from Friday, June 17, 2016, the first two paragraphs.  That should scare you out of your wits, as it has me.  Here goes. "Special agents at the...

From Pages 66-68 of "Consequences"

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/20/2016

I'm going to ignore Orlnaldo and the Muslims this week.  Part of pages 66, 67, and 68, not from "I Hold These Truths," which are virtually gone.  (34 at last count, and I will not re-print them,) but...

A Couple of Thoughts

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/13/2016

Taxes Too High? I often think so, and compared to days of yore, they are.  But consider Denmark.  Denmark has high taxes?  You bet!  Consider the following and count yourself lucky. Denmark has a minimum...

16th Amendment

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/06/2016

A bit over 100 years ago, the "Income Tax Amendment" to our Constitution was implemented, although not legally ratified by the correct number of states.  I have several books about that subject, and there is no...

Segregation

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/31/2016

A bit over 50 years ago, the do gooders in Washington D.C. passed the law which outlawed segregation.  This law resulted in tens of billions of dollars to be spent on school busses and their drivers, fuel, insurance, etc to...

What America Wants

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/23/2016

The America I love, wants several basic things.  They're simple, and America has wanted them for many decades, both under Republican and Democrat rules and Congressional majorities.  They're things so basic and...

Rules

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/16/2016

The following is a total quote from an editorial in the May 7th Wall Street Journal.  The Journal is a great newspaper!  I doubt that I could do without it.  It isn't cheap.  About $450 a year, but it is...

China

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/09/2016

Donald Trump has big problems with red China, and I can't blame him.  Trump says China manipulates its currency, which they do, and that they contribute to North Korea so extensively, that North Korea would undoubtedly...

Free College?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/02/2016

Bernie Sanders is advocating free college for everyone, and I am certain he would raise taxes to pay for it.  Socialists everywhere, including Bernie and Hillary, are always ready to raise taxes to pay for handouts from...

Stocks?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/25/2016

The following is a direct quote from part of a column from April 19th Wall Street Journal.  "Big company shares are getting more expensive, even as their prospects dim, and the bond market suggests that clouds are...

Andrew Higgins - Donald Trump

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/18/2016

The greatest war in American history, was World War Two (WWII).  Most readers of this screed, will not possibly remember it.  I was but seven when it started, but I do remember it, and have been fascinated about it ever...

Where did the jobs go?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/11/2016

The general opinion is that the manufacturers, factories, and of course jobs, have all gone overseas because the Chinese work for peanuts and Bangladesh shirt makers work for maybe cracker crumbs.  At any rate, Trump is...

Current Events

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

The Minimum Wage In many states currently, the local legislature has raised the minimum wages to $10, $12, and even $15 per hour.  The US minimum wage is (I think) $7.25 or thereabouts.  Minimum wage laws are simply...

 

 

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