Covert Democrats

The presidential election got me to thinking….. How will we get the 70+ million unhappy campers who voted for Trump back under the tent? Trump may be gone but unhappiness remains. There are millions of die-hard Trump supporters just like there were millions of Never-Trump supporters during his administration. Neither will budge. However, unless weContinue reading “Covert Democrats”

The difference between differing and parting ways

I like peas, you like carrots. I like swimming, you like golf. These are differences we can live with. Let’ move on to some bigger issues, I may think big government (aka national government) is good. You may think it’s overblown and overreaching. You may prefer states rights. Maybe there can be a nuanced solutionContinue reading “The difference between differing and parting ways”

A Tutorial For Democrats

How to regain the blue collar, working class, small business contractors, unions, law & order advocates, first-responders, uniformed services, military and moderate-right of center sectors of society That’s a mouthful and a tall order but here’s how to do it: Talking points and strategies: Become Tough-Love Democrats Firmly establish yourselves as tough-love democrats. Define TOUGHContinue reading “A Tutorial For Democrats”

What will become of them? When will they grow up? Will they grow up?

They fight everywhere they go? At the mall, in the bar, on the street, in their own home. They live on a hair trigger. The slightest comment triggering animosity. They get mad and stay mad. Grudges become a way of life. They zoom everywhere. Dashing here and dashing there. Road rage is the norm. TheyContinue reading “What will become of them? When will they grow up? Will they grow up?”

Betrayed

I’m from the government and I’m here to help. Trust me. If you are dependent upon the promise of government help and support… Be afraid Don’t hold your breath Have a Plan-B This applies whether you are a domestic group or a foreign entity. Let’s start with domestic groups who put their faith in theContinue reading “Betrayed”

Behavior Modification thru Access Restrictions & Bad Behavior Consequences

Through CCTV, cameras and facial recognition those persons who cause disruptions and physically threaten others can be banned from the places they disrupt and the people they threaten. Persons who consistently cause disruptions, threats and thefts can be banned from sites where they act out. In bygone years, such persons would be banished from theContinue reading “Behavior Modification thru Access Restrictions & Bad Behavior Consequences”

Manifesto of Big Ideas: Remote Learning In Pandemic Times

Rethinking Education Education by Walking, Talking, Mentoring, Learning & Exchanging How did I come to propose this drastic revamp of our education system for the pandemic and beyond? Long before the pandemic struck, I opposed the building of new schools. Instead of the warehousing students in new schools, I have long advocated for the paradigmContinue reading “Manifesto of Big Ideas: Remote Learning In Pandemic Times”

Why Was Obama So Bad?

Some reasons why I liked him: He ordered the killing of some really bad guys…..namely Bin Laden and other terrorists via drone attacks and special forces intervention. Strategic approach to national security without long-term foreign engagement. He made the best of circumstances having inheriting an unjust war that was started by George W. Bush andContinue reading “Why Was Obama So Bad?”

Take the pledge to combat idiocy

Some responses when confronted with the absurd, the racist, the hateful or simply the woefully wrong information or misplaced emotional responses We all have experienced some combination of all of the above described situations. We all have thought of clever, reasonable, thoughtful and even humorous responses after the fact and wished we responded that wayContinue reading “Take the pledge to combat idiocy”

Manifesto of Big Ideas: Let’s Walk In Each Others Shoes And Share Perspectives

Another post in my Manifesto of Big Ideas series, this post focusing on the theme of Walking In Each Others Shoes and gaining a greater sense of empathy