Have you ever heard of Drake White? Yea, that’s what I thought. I heard him one day while at lunch in one of our amazing Texas saloons. I stress that, because, I’m not sure what genre he fits within. I like “Americana” music and I think he probably qualifies. The themes of some of his […]Read More — Drake White — Great Musician You Haven’t Heard Of… Yet!
You’ve heard the song, The Yellow Rose Of Texas, right? Have you ever wondered what it was about? (If you have, you’re probably a Texan). Regardless of all of the famous singers over the past 100 years that have sang a version of it, what would you say if I told you that that original […]Read More — The Yellow Rose Of Texas — An Ironic Origin of the Song
Every so often I hear a person say something about America’s history… Usually, it is some angry Democrat reminding those that have the audacity to believe that America is fundamentally, a good country; that in the past, Americans thought black people were 3/5ths of a person. Now is that fair? No, it’s not quite “fair”. […]Read More — How Are Democrats Blaming Republicans For Slaves Being 3/5ths Of A Man?
I happen to be looking at Travel Trailer RV videos on Youtube (as many story’s start nowadays), when I saw an enticing article, “Why I Chose A Gun”. I noted that it was a Ted Talk. Looking closer I noted that it was from Amsterdam, and that there was a General speaking with a lovely […]Read More — Why I Chose A Gun — A Ted Talk Worth Watching
It’s time to end this! Alot of people SAY that we should have a Color Blind “Society”; but well, the irony of it all, is that they don’t really want a color blind society. Many of the people who claim they want one, always seem to support Affirmative Action and other programs that benefit some, […]Read More — It IS Time For A Color Blind Government…
I’ve always been into odd music. I appreciate the creativity that goes into making a song that sounds like no other. You’ve heard my thoughts on Trampled By Turtles, and Valerie June. Well, here’s another interesting band that goes its own way. Like those others, I’d also call it “American Music”. It seems like a […]Read More — Another Interesting Band — The Dead South
OK, We recently had Inauguration day 2017. It went by without a hitch. The ceremony was great and many of us have lost one of our main reasons to complain, while admittedly, others amongst us now have a new reason to do so… His first business day arrived and he signed a few Orders to […]Read More — We’ve Got A New President — And The World Is Still Here.
Listen… Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump. It’s over! Trump will be President in 17 days; but instead of accepting the outcome, many Democrats are claiming that the Russians “hacked” the election and therefore the US must take some action against them… Obama responded by kicking out 35 personnel associated with the Russian Diplomatic mission […]Read More — Did The Russians Really Hack The US Election? — Who Do You Trust???
Ah, soon it will be 20 January 2017. And on that day, we will proclaim from the mountain tops that, Obama is Gone! Oh God Almighty… Obama is Gone! ‘And on that day, there will be a disgusting, horrendous, mess to clean up. The Middle East is more chaotic now than it was when he […]Read More — Our American Tragedy — President Obama
Alright! Back in May, I wrote about how I was gonna try Ancestry DNA to see what my DNA points back to. And after a job change, a nasty hail storm, a totaled car, a crazy political season, and a holiday or two; I’m finally gonna write about what I learned. I was curious to […]Read More — My Ancestry DNA Results
‘Some of you people need to chill the hell out! You’d think we were voting for a new Jesus or something. Donald Trump is just a guy. Some of you act like your hopes and dreams are squashed because a new President, that you don’t like, won the election. If that’s the case, you have […]Read More We’re Not Electing A New Jesus… Just A President! — Trump Won
After you’ve made all of the payments on your house, you thought you’d enjoy the evidence of your labor. You’ve paid oodles and oodles of dollars out for the last 15, 25, or 30 years. You’ve loaded your house up with furniture, your personal goods, and other useless junk, that took a lifetime to collect. […]Read More — Do You Actually Own Your House — A Quick Thought
Two days until the vote (23 June 2016). The British people have a referendum on the “BREXIT”. BREXIT, is the term used to describe a BRitish EXIT from the European Union (EU). The EU experiment has grown into a 28 nation-state economic, and socio-political group meant to protect and stabilize the individual nations, by YES, […]Read More — BREXIT from one American’s Perspective
[After You Read This. Go Read My Results] OK, I’ve always thought that getting my DNA analyzed might be kind of interesting. I mean, who doesn’t want to know where their “Ancestors,” or at least their “genes” came from? Would it change your outlook on life, if you learned something significant about where your genes […]Read More — Trying out Ancestry DNA — This will be interesting…
Yes, I know. I thought I was impressive when I predicted that the next President was going to be Ted Cruz. ‘And I made my prediction 3 years before the election. I saw it with my inner eye like a Indian Shaman! I explained how brilliant he was, and why he would be a good […]Read More — OK, I Concede On Ted Cruz. He Will Not Be President!
Happy March 2nd! If you’re from, living in, familiar with, or moving to, Texas, you’ll know that today is Texas’ Independence Day. It was this day in March of 1836 that “Texians” (the non-hispanic residents of the area) let Mexico know, they were declaring their independence. Mexico would send in its military, and the Texas […]Read More Happy “Texas Independence Day”
Lance Thomas was a meager watch store owner in Santa Monica California; of all places. He was put in the position of having to fight off a few robbers. He killed 6 would-be robbers and wounded 3 or 4 more over his last few years of his career. He had no military or police background, […]Read More — A Real Gunfighter — From California
What If I told you that at one point in Americas history, up to 13,000 people took up arms and fought nearly 3500 police, government officials, government-supported corporations, and military personnel? And what if I told you that more than a million rounds were exchanged between Americans in that battle over a 3-day period? ‘And […]Read More — The Battle Of Blair Mountain — Have you Heard of it?!?!
Now, we all hate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)! Even the people who work for the IRS… hate the IRS. But there’s a curious comparison that can be made between the IRS, and the Islamic State Of Iraq and Lavant (ISIL), known as Daesh, and technically different, but colloquially called, “ISIS”. And sure it may […]Read More — The Curious Comparison of The IRS… And ISIS
OK, I thought I’d make this so simple that even a Politician could understand it. I’m going to explain the difference between a “clip” and a “magazine”. I’m going to try my best to be non-partisan and just explain it. I’m not going to point out the fact that “supposedly” smart people like; Harry Reid, […]Read More — “Magazines” or “Clips” — An Idiots Guide
OK, Keeping in mind that this is only one man’s opinion, and that I’ve predicted who was going to become President Years Ago now; I’m going to tip-toe around and explain why Ben Carson; WONT BE PRESIDENT! Feel free to disagree with me, but don’t get all butt-hurt. I don’t need all the annoying death […]Read More — The Main Reason Why Ben Carson Will Not Be President
…the Left are the Renters, and the Right are the Owners.Read More — The REAL, ACTUAL Difference Between the Political Left, and the Political Right
Is the United States still a republic? Or are we nationalistic? Do we have multiple governments that have unique and distinct roles for Local, State, and Federal entities? Or do we have a single government that rules them all? Do we have a government with co-equal branches or does one branch bully and ignore the […]Read More — We Are No Longer “United” States — but Welcome To The “National” State Of America
Aesop was a Greek, wise man, Philosopher, and story-teller who lived around the year 620-560 B.C.. He wrote hundreds of fables (or stories with lessons) that have survived since he wrote them. His fables were adapted into many fairy tales that you likely recognize, including such tales as, The Boy Who Cried Wolf. If you […]Read More — Two Aesop’s Fables — And Contemporary America
So here we are in 2015. The US Government, through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unilaterally decided that they will give (allow) manufacturers three years to remove trans-fats from America’s food. They’ve unilaterally made the Final Determination! …And some people (those who support big government, or trusts big government’s intentions) are cheering the […]Read More — Liberty, Freedom, the US Government, and Trans-Fats…
We all know the Southern Border of the United States is being invaded by hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and even countries from the Middle East, and Africa. We literally have millions of Illegal Aliens living in our country benefiting from resources that they are not entitled to. […]Read More — Some Illegal Alien Border Invasion Photos – To Brighten Your Day
Alright, I’ve already Predicted Ted Cruz would win the Presidency in 2016. Yes, I predicted it 3 years in advance but apparently, Cruz is getting some bad advice! [Admittedly, I’m beginning to question my prediction of Rand Paul as VP due to his manic and disloyal campaigning thus far] It seems Cruz has probably hired […]Read More — Where’s Ted Cruz? — He Needs To Find New Advisers (Already)
What kind of US military exercise concerns a bunch of Americans; from average citizens, to law enforcement personnel, and even military veterans? Well, Jade Helm does! Jade Helm 2015 (‘JH15, ‘JH, or Juliet Hotel) is the name of a US Military exercise that will be taking place within several southern states of the country from […]Read More — JADE HELM 2015 — Why It Makes So Many People Nervous… Should You Be?
Alright, If you know me, you know I dig cars and anything automotive. I’ve noticed that over the years, I keep talking about a particular guy because of his mad-crazy driving skills and the creativity of the videos that he makes. He is a rally car driver (an American one even) by trade, and he […]Read More — Ken Block and “Gymkhana 7” — Even Better Than The Last… Again!
People… Why do you insist on calling America a “Democracy?” It is NOT NOW, NOR EVER HAS BEEN! The United States is a Representative Constitutional Republic. That means that we (1) vote for our representatives, (2) have a Constitution, and we (3) are a Republic. Representatives “REPRESENT” the people that vote for them. Representatives ARE […]Read More — America Is NOT “A Democracy” — STOP SAYING THAT!!!
Haven’t you felt it? Like you couldn’t do anything you wanted to do on the internet? That you couldn’t say what you wanted to say? ‘Or that you couldn’t post the pictures you wanted? You couldn’t find a video you wanted to see? That you couldn’t engage in whatever topic you typed in to the […]Read More — Net Neutrality — The “Governet” Is Here
May any future prohibition of firearms be as effective as the Prohibition of alcohol was…Read More — The Gun Debate — It Just Doesn’t Matter Anymore
Americans; It’s time for us to have a discussion. It’s not a pleasant discussion, but it is an important discussion about which path we want to travel down. Do we choose to continue on a path that led the US to become one of the great civilizations in the history of the world? — Or […]Read More — Another Open Letter About Liberty & Freedom – [An Exercise In Futility]
Since we are “Boeing Country” here in the US, most of us didn’t really get to see this video from December 2014 entitled “Family Flight”, but it is impressive. Not only is it a great propaganda coup for Airbus (they have done it for other platforms). The videography is spectacular. It’s kinda like a Red-Bull […]Read More — Airbus A350 XWB Formation Flight — Damn Impressive
Remember when the American People told THEIR government that they did NOT want a border fence? Well, the reason you don’t remember that is because THAT NEVER HAPPENED!!! Americans want a border fence and they want it now! Truth be told, Americans have wanted a border fence for about 40 years, but US Presidents and […]Read More — To Build Or Not To Build… A Border Fence
I cannot believe we even need to discuss this but apparently we do. We have, presumably, millions of Americans out there that are either hoping that Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton runs for President in 2016. Obviously, we attempt to find names we know. Yes, all parties attempt to put forth those with the greatest […]Read More — America Is Not A Monarchy — No More Bush’ or Clintons
I love old Americana. Especially in the form of old photos (such as…), cars, buildings and (architecture). Now one thing I’ve never really thought about, is old time medicine bottles. But I gotta tell you. They can be pretty interesting. They’re like a time machine! They capture an era long gone when healthcare was a […]Read More — Kohler “One Night” Cough Syrup — Its Got What In It???
Every once in awhile you find a web site that it so interesting you cannot stop reading. Well, I’ve found another one of those. “Lost, Texas” [http://lost-texas.com]… is a simple/basic WordPress blog site that lists some of the many ghost towns, historic villages, and other abandoned architecture located throughout the state. ‘Now many states have […]Read More — Great Web Site — “Lost, Texas”
Well here we go again… It seems like just yesterday I was congratulating you because the US National Debt hit 17 Trillion Dollars. But now… I’m congratulating you because we’ve just went over 18 Trillion Smackeroonies. We hit $17,000,000,000,000 on 18 October 2013, but in a little over a year… we added a trillion and […]Read More — December 2014 — The Day The US Hit $18 Trillion of Debt
What do you get when you mix blues, jazz, country, western, soul, and American Folk music together? You get: Valerie June …and she’s my latest musical infatuation. She’s ultra-unique, has dreadlocks, and is just, ooohh, all-kinds-of-smok’in hooottttt. And she has a deep southern Tennessee accent (which always seems make any lady that much more hot). […]Read More — Valerie June — My Latest Musical Infatuation