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PostHeaderIcon What Do Electronic Games, Religion And Drugs Have In Common?

Simple. They are all common methods for attempting to avoid facing reality (and these are by no means the only ones).

And, attempting to avoid facing reality is epidemic in our society. The alternative would be to acknowledge reality then admit that most of us simply do not have a clue how to deal with it.

Watch the talking heads on TV – even on FOX – and realize how often the discussions are total nonsense and totally disconnected from reality. Same with the so-called “debates”. The candidates argue over drivel and nonsense when there are real issues begging to be addressed before this whole mess explodes on us.

And, “explodes” may well be the operative word. Read the rest of this entry »

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PostHeaderIcon How Much Worse Can It Get?

As we enter the final leg of the 2016 presidential race, we get mounting evidence that neither front-runner is fit to be elected dogcatcher, much less president.

I feel as if we are a nation of trapped rats because I see little or nothing that realistically can be done at this point. Electing Johnson/Weld is simply not going to happen, no matter how much I approve the idea. People are simply too ignorant to see what is about to happen. Massive protests would only enable the Obamanation to declare martial law and cancel the election. Moving Pence to the top of the GOP ticket might work but Trump is far too egotistical to do the right thing and resign the race. Ergo, it seems inevitable that we will elect either a known criminal who has now been exposed as a traitor as well, or, increasingly less likely, we will elect an egomaniac who, if elected, would most likely cause a global trade war while violating every aspect of our Constitution as well.

BTW, I am less bothered by Trump’s adolescent sexual chatter because the Republic has already survived two other sexual predators (Kennedy and Clinton) although I do think that such behavior did contribute to the failing moral character of the Republic.

I see from the polls (which I do not trust in the least) that the top issues in the minds of our citizens are the economy and terrorism, with illegal immigration close behind. If this is truly what concerns us then we should be very ashamed because the most obvious (IMHO) real issues confronting us are corruption and a failed education system. Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Hillary’s “Health Problems”

Lately, the state of Hillary Clinton’s “health” has been a frequent topic among the pundits (led by hizhonor The Mayor).

All through Hillary’s reign at State, one thing was very clear to me from the many photos of baggy eyes, greasy hair and the like were obvious symptoms of substance abuse – most likely alcohol.

Indeed, almost all of the “symptoms” observed by the pundits – difficulty with stairs, sometimes even walking, the obvious lack of hygiene, the signs of insufficient rest, mental errors, episodes of extreme behavior, etc., etc. are all typical of habitual drunks.

There is no question that she is in bad shape. Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Obnoxious Calls

Are any of the rest of you getting these obnoxious auto-calls from the Trump campaign? They came from a 315 area code in New York and, as soon as you try to answer, this recording starts yelling at you about all the wonderful things Trump will do if elected.

Had I ever considered voting for the bastard (excuse my language), I would under no circumstances do so now.

Just so that you can gauge the depth of my anger, St J9 and I, between us, have gotten 5 of these calls in the last 2 days alone. I believe this qualifies as harassment.

Thank &deity our phone are on the “no call list”


PostHeaderIcon The RNC

I have watched as much of the RNC as my stomach can take without my dinner coming back up and I have little doubt that what we are watching is actually the Republican National Collapse.

Not that I would be sad to see either of the major duopoly parties go away but I can’t help but wonder if 4 to 8 years of president Hillary Clinton is not too steep a price to pay.

Several years ago, before Obama’s reelection, the great thinker Thomas Sowell opined that our Republic could not survive another Obama term. It seems we may have, although by the slightest of margins. (I am among those who think the ultimate reality of a given administration’s policies does not fully appear until several years after the fact.)

Having said that, I am fairly certain that there is no way our Republic can possibly survive even one Hillary term. Would there still be an entity known as the United States of America post Hillary? No doubt. Would it have any similarity to the Republic described in our Founding documents? Again, no doubt there would be none.

Aside from getting us into more unnecessary wars, as Hillary is bound to do, she will get to oversee the entire makeover of the Supreme Court – an action that will cause problems for generations. I have no doubt that the kind of people Hillary will appoint to the Court will quickly destroy what little is left of our Constitution. Hillary’s election will also prove that a person can violate any and all of our laws and still be awarded the best prize we, as a people, have to offer. That alone is cause enough to condemn our Republic. Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Then Home Again, Home Again…

We are back in Texas, having survived FreedomFest 2016 in Las Vegas. The overall experience was good and the best of it was wonderful. The best of the best was a speech by Andrew Napolitano. His presentation alone was worth the price of admission. Next best was a speech by Yaron Brook. No surprise there as we have heard Dr. Brook before and he is always right on.

Senator Rand Paul made a good speech of the sort that would have made his presidential candidacy much more viable than the teenage-like attempts at smart-mouth behavior he exhibited in the GOP debates. Ex Governors and Libertarian candidates Johnson and Weld made several appearances. While I support and will vote for Gov. Johnson, he comes off as way too laid back to attract the kind of attention needed to get his ball really rolling. And, were there ever a year and a circumstance for getting said ball rolling, this is the time and the situation.

As for Las Vegas itself, it is the most unnecessary creation of mankind that one could imagine. It is hotter than the gates of Hell, everything is grossly overpriced and the main attraction is the opportunity to give your hard earned money away playing “games” that are not even interesting. On the positive side, there is a lot of booby watching available (which I thoroughly enjoy despite being too old to remember why).

Troy L Robinson

PostHeaderIcon Who’d A Thunk It?

Before I get into the main theme of this screed, a random question… How can it be that an American citizen who tells less than the whole truth to an agent of the U.S. Government (say, for instance, Martha Stewart) can be imprisoned while an agent of the U.S. Government (say the head of the FBI) can lie to American citizens with total immunity from prosecution?

So, on with the screed.

Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton, then acting in the role of Secretary of State in the U.S. Government, finds a compelling need to have an electronic communication system that is totally under her own control rather than that of said U.S. Government – and proceeds accordingly.

Later, some agents of the U.S. Government, pretending to be shocked at such activity, demand an investigation. Said investigation is placed under the FBI and off we go. Surely truth and justice will prevail? Oddly, no sane person in the nation really thinks so.

Now, were I to be leading such an investigation, my first question would be “WHY”. What advantage/benefit/etc. can Mrs Clinton derive from having this “private” system? The obvious answer, as noted above, is “CONTROL”. That is to say, control over what might be seen by whom and under what circumstances.

My next question would then be, what might she need to hide. Oddly, the FBI asked, instead, asked “was there any intentional mishandling of classified information”. Asking such a question is a technique known as dragging a red herring across a trail – with the intent of sending the tracking dogs off on a useless tangent.

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PostHeaderIcon Go Britain

So, the Brits have voted to exit the EU. Good for them. Rather than threaten them, the Obamanation should offer them membership in NAFTA, an obviously better fit for them than the EU, which is in a perpetual race with the UN to see which organization can most often fail to find its arse with both hands, sans blindfold.

Even better than NAFTA membership, how about an economic (not political) union of all the major English speaking countries in the world?

IMHO, it is past time for the British derivatives among us to stop apologizing for civilizing much of the world and to take our rightful place as a proud and worthy people.

Now, if we could just get Texas to start a secession movement in the US…

Troy L Robinson

PostHeaderIcon Another Attempt To Clarify

The lame-stream-media’s ignorance-based and intentional falsehoods concerning Islam are becoming intolerable. Ergo, yet another attempt on my part to simplify, clarify and render truthful the real facts about Islam…

Impremis: Islam is not a religion in the classic sense. It is an all-encompassing system intended to direct and control every aspect of the lives of its adherents. That is to say, it contains a belief system (a religion), a legal system, a governmental system and a cultural system. Therefore, to find some aspects of Islam, for instance Sharia Law, intolerable and incompatible with American values, does NOT constitute religious intolerance. Nor does outrage against killing innocent people in the name of Islam.

Item: The United States Constitution, first amendment, forbids the (federal) Congress to make any law respecting the establishment or free practice of religion. It does NOT say that we the people are somehow legally bound to tolerate the intolerable in any form or respect.

Item: The koranimal that shot up the bar in Orlando; the koranimals that shot up the party in Santa Barbara; the koranimals that attacked Burssells; the koranimals who attacked Paris; the koranimals who attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon; indeed, violent koranimals everywhere, are practicing Islam exactly as intended by their prophet and as prescribed by Islam’s sacred documents. It is the so-called “moderate Muslims” who are practicing a “perverted” form of Islam. Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon Steam Coming Out My Ears

There was so much steam coming out my ears yesterday that it almost destroyed my relatively new hearing aids.

Why, you ask (not really caring)?

Because I was listening to our Traitor-in-Chief trying to disassociate the Orlando terrorist from anything to do with Islam!

Then an obvious truth occurred to me…

Our once great nation is so far gone that an obvious traitor can serve as POTUS and that WTS and our elected representatives in the Congress are too damned stupid and/or scared to even whimper about it. That is why I have shown so little interest in the election farce currently being conducted for our entertainment.

Then an even more obvious truth occurred to me…

It really matters not who is elected (appointed, designated, etc) president because the problem is not with our so-called leaders. They only reflect the attitude and incompetence of WTS. Ergo, the problem is US and we will still be US no matter who is elected POTUS, to Congress, to local dogcatcher or whatever.

Nothing has happened to this nation that WTS did not willingly allow to happen. Read the rest of this entry »

PostHeaderIcon America reborn – My Main Error

As you may have noticed, I have had little to say on this topic lately. That is because it did not seem worth the effort. Then it dawned on me why… I have been focused on what SHOULD be done when the real question is, what CAN be done.

Said another way, what might a few people like ourselves actually suggest that would motivate others to get involved? A list of my initial suggestions follows:

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That’s about all I have. Sorry.

Troy L Robinson

PostHeaderIcon AR: Sovereignty

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

Simply stated, how should sovereignty be allocated in a reborn America? We take it as a given that all individuals should enjoy some level of individual liberty but, does this mean that every individual has the same input / influence into the governing system? For instance, should suffrage be universal or should there be some qualifications or limitations on the voting franchise?

Additionally, without presuming any specific governmental hierarchy yet assuming some manner of hierarchy will prove desirable, how should sovereignty be allocated between the various levels in whatever hierarchy results in this reborn America? How does one limit the ability of one level in a hierarchy from devouring the sovereignty of other levels? (I refer here to what has happened to current America where the Federal level of our hierarchy has effectively neutralized the sovereignty of the State and Local levels.

PostHeaderIcon AR: Funding

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

How best should the various levels of necessary government be allowed to fund themselves?

PostHeaderIcon AR: Limiting Government

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

Our Founders did a credible job of creating a workable balance between the necessity for some control (government) while still allowing maximum liberty. Yet, they soon discovered the impossibility of “keeping the genie in the bottle”. Is this, as I suspect, an inevitable flaw in any and all attempts to govern? If so, how best to keep the inevitable at bay for as long as possible? Better yet, might there be a scheme that would provide for continual rebirth without continual chaos?

Said another way, are there ways to make governmental structure more immune to the realities of human nature?

PostHeaderIcon AR: Liberty

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

I take it as a given that a reborn America must be a land of freedom. All the while recognizing that some control (government) is required. Or, as Madison observed, if men were angels…

In a word, how best to provide the necessary amount of control (government) to protect freedom, safety, etc. while minimizing the intrusion into individual liberty?

PostHeaderIcon AR: Economic System

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

What should be the primary economic system of the reborn America? How can it be made more fair while still keeping it free? What is the proper role of the State in the economic system?

PostHeaderIcon AR: Overall Structure

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

What should a reborn America look like? How much of the original structure should be kept versus how could it be improved? And why (what are the trade-offs)?

PostHeaderIcon AR: Necessity

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

Is this attempt even necessary? Might it be better to just let things continue BAU and hope for the best? Might our suggestions only make things worse?

PostHeaderIcon AR: Where / How To Begin?

[Note: Posts with titles that begin with AR: are stubs for the project described atAmerica Reborn,” which probably should be read first…]

As we think about a restructured America, we face a problem with many “circular dependencies”, making it almost impossible to determine the best way to begin each approach. As a simple “for instance”, we all know that fixing our educational system is a must. But, will an uneducated populace support the time and resources required?

PostHeaderIcon America Reborn

Dave and I have suggested a series of articles addressing the subject: What Should The New America Look Like?

This is based on the collective analysis in this blog that the current America is essentially an historical artifact that will soon degenerate into total chaos unless some new, possibly radical approaches are tried. Said another way, there is no viable path back to what we once were – and were intended to be, ergo there is no rationality in wasting the time and effort trying to do so.

Since only two of us currently have editorial privileges here, and, so that we can have multiple threads so that the discussions remain navigable, I propose to post a series of topical “stubs” to which all participants can equally contribute. What I need you folks to do is suggest a starting list of topical stubs to get the conversation started.


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