Category Archive: Issues

Sep 15 2017

Medical Insurance is NOT a Right

It’s a common mistake to confuse the term “healthcare” with the meaning, “medical insurance”. Healthcare is the practice of applying medical assistance to patients. Medical insurance involves handling the payment for the service of healthcare. Survivalists often use the “rule of threes” to triage survival issues. This rule states: You can survive for three minutes …

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Jan 04 2017

Obamacare Has Been a Frankenstein-like Horror

Just as Dr. Frankenstein cobbled together body parts into a grotesque figure that became a monster when animated, Barack Obama has taken credit for Affordable Care Act to the extent that it has become known as “Obamacare”. Dr. Frankenstein did not set out to create a monster, rather he was experimenting with the concept of …

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Oct 15 2016

The News Media Has Become an Enemy of the People

The howling pack of jackals that we collectively call, “the main stream media”, has divorced themselves from any sense of responsible journalism and purveyors of truth, integrity, and the American way. They have sold their souls to the devil of ratings and the pursuit of the big buck through advertising revenues. A long time ago …

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Jun 20 2016

It’s Okay for Profiling to Include Race

It should be obvious that we need to do better profiling in a variety of social venues, specifically to prevent us from being easy targets for terrorism. We don’t want profiling to be racial – that should be a given. But that doesn’t mean that profiling can’t include race as one factor among many. Profiling …

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Jun 20 2016

Stop Being Pathetically Correct

“Politically Correct” is a misnomer, because the positions taken in that name are often neither political nor correct. People take these positions because they are insecure in some sense of self and seek approval from a large group to ease their discomfort. When we adopt such a position simply to match somebody else’s political rhetoric …

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May 25 2016

The Citizen Party

We either need to completely revamp our old political parties or we need a new party. There is a long list of complaints against our political process, but the main ones are: They concentrate more on accumulating power than doing the right thing They have become so dependent on financial donors that they answer to …

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May 16 2016

The Electoral College Strategy

The two major political parties in the US are in turmoil. At times, both Trump and Sanders have seemed more likely to succeed as independents than as the nominee of the party they are associated with. Many groups and candidates have considered independent runs for President. The media likes to tell us this is not …

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May 04 2016

Importing Refugees Doesn’t Work

First, watch this video from NumbersUSA about immigration statistics: IMMIGRATION, WORLD POVERTY AND GUMBALLS This video makes it apparent that importing refugees is not a workable solution to the situations that create the refugees. After accepting that, we need to analyze what can be done with more effectiveness to help people who qualify as refugees …

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Dec 30 2015

Facts About Gun Control

Gun Control – [justfacts.com] Comprehensive and meticulously documented facts about gun control. Learn about ownership rates, crime, background checks, accidents, politics, and more. Citation “Gun Control Facts.” By James D. Agresti and Reid K. Smith. Just Facts, September 13, 2010. Revised 6/19/15. Introductory Notes This research is based upon the most recent available data in …

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May 24 2015

Core Principles in Foreign Policy

With a constant shifting of political winds at home, it becomes difficult to maintain a consistent stance on foreign policy. Foreign aid and military support become easy targets when budget stress comes to the forefront. Withdrawal into isolation makes no sense, but neither does giving support that enables problems to continue. We should declare a …

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