Three Things Thursday – 03/23/2017

Inspired by Nerd in the Brain BRING THE HAPPY! Finding Faith The wife and I were having a discussion about religion and faith after having watched "The Shack" a week or so back.  The movie had a line that has stuck with both of us and had a strong impact with us.  The character that … Continue reading Three Things Thursday – 03/23/2017

The Internet is ours

I literally just finished watching a documentary on Netflix called "Killswitch."  The basic coverage was on Aaron Swartz and Edward Snowden and how they took on the some of the most powerful interests in different areas.  Aaron was involved with copyright and Edward, well, we all know what he did.  I'm left thinking that I've … Continue reading The Internet is ours

One word theme for 2017

Post Inspriation: One Word 2017: When The Words Don't Seem Right, What Do You Do? by The Spectacled Bean This was an interesting idea that I had to steal. I'm not a resolutions supporter as I wrote here, but this idea of a one word theme was intriguing. Taking a single word and using it … Continue reading One word theme for 2017

Learning journey for facts and truth

I've spent most of my life with the belief that I understood the world around me. A belief that our newspapers and television news stations delivered information that was worthy of us to know and wouldn't alter or change the details to serve other motives or purposes. Several months ago I came across an article … Continue reading Learning journey for facts and truth

Listen to understand, then speak to be understood

I'm not a typical American, at least that is how I think of myself. Politically, I generally lean left and support socialist views, however have an open enough mind to recognize that no one "group" is completely correct in their policies or agendas. My approach is to see the problem for what it is without … Continue reading Listen to understand, then speak to be understood

Labels don't help anyone

A liberal is defined as: open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard traditional values A moderate is defined as: professing or characterized by political or social beliefs that are not extreme A conservative is defined as: holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to … Continue reading Labels don't help anyone

Open letter to Commission on Presidential Debates

I would like to offer my congratulations to you for once again stifling the opportunity of the American people to learn about more than just two candidates.  This year I believe is going to be the last year that you'll have the opportunity to operate in the shadows quietly supporting the Republican and Democratic parties … Continue reading Open letter to Commission on Presidential Debates

Real news makes me nauseated

   Inside the Invisible Government; War, Propaganda, Clinton & Trump So, I read this over lunch today.  I stopped eating, having gotten sick to my stomach.  What I can't figure out is whether the American people are so trusting that they believe everything they see on mainstream media (MSM) or they just don't want to … Continue reading Real news makes me nauseated