America is NOT the greatest country in the world!

I love this country.  On the day I put on my first US ARMY uniform, I took an oath to defend this great country and I would happily die to defend this republic and our way of life here.  But sadly, I think America has lost her moral compass and is heading on a one way train to hell.  It’s time Americans wake up, be informed and do something about the condition of this country. Continue reading

If you want my gun, you better bring yours….and a body bag!

I really wish I could stay away from political discussions.  I know they are pretty much pointless.  I mean, the people who oppose a point of view are rarely likely to change sides so what’s the point?  Think about it…. if you’re a liberal, is there anything I as an EXTREME CONSERVATIVE could say or do that would change your mind?  Do you think there is anything you could say or do that would change mine?

But unfortunately, politics do matter.  At least to those of us who care about the future of our country and the world we leave behind for our children.   Continue reading

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water

I recently heard this quote from Benjamin Franklin, “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” and it got me to thinking about how so many people I know have little to no way to survive a natural disaster or worse.  I wish I could get through to those people but sadly I think I would have more luck talking to the walls. Continue reading

Taxation is the price paid for NOT having a civilized society.

I am trying my best to stay away from political topics.  The discussions usually get nasty at   blindingly quick speeds and I would rather just stay away from them at this point in my life.  However, I am deeply troubled by the direction this country is heading and unfortunately politics and government play a large part in that.  I encourage you to read on though, this is not a particularly politic post per se. Continue reading