Category Archives: Heavy Stuff

This is where you’ll find my musing’s about matters, of substance.

Societal “efficiency”.

Before you begin reading, be warned – this post is likely to disturb you.  It certainly did me, proof of which is in how I wrote it over ten weeks ago and simply could not bring myself to post it … Continue reading

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To Mr. Edward Snowden, a Hero.

As anyone who follows me on Twitter knows, I’ve been in a particularly bleak mood this last week. I’ve attributed part of my poor mood to the moon in perigee, but that is only part of the truth. Another is … Continue reading

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

During my Friday lunch break my wife sprang a sudden question, “Do you suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?” Powerful emotion immediately overcame me, I turned to the window and gazed out of it for the minute or so it took … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage.

The US Supreme Court is currently considering cases regarding a touchy, emotive subject. Namely the question of the veracity of same-sex marriage.  Unfortunately, I don’t do well when I’m troubled by thoughts of injustice, and this subject is rampant with … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk, about Guns.

With recent tragedy fresh in mind, I thought I’d share my feelings on guns, and the touchy subject of gun control.  First, a little background about me.  I’m proud to be a naturalized Citizen of the USA.  Before gaining that … Continue reading

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Love vs. Hate

In humanity, the theme of opposing forces appears often.  Is this because we’re drawn to conflict?  Or perhaps because we hold Newton’s third law, “To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction”, to hold greater truth than its … Continue reading

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Chosen Soldier

I’m in the process of reading a very interesting book called “Chosen Soldier”, by Dick Couch.  It details the selection process and the initial training that goes into the making of a Green Beret.  Green Berets are one of the … Continue reading

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Bullying

A snippet of conversation started on Jacky Gray’s blog prompted me to post this.  Perhaps as a soul-cleansing… Though I was never bullied, as a youth I saw it going on all around me, and – I am now ashamed … Continue reading

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Election 2012 – post-partum, Exhilaration?

OK, so I lied when I said that last post was “the end”. If the politicians can get away with such blatant twisting or the truth, then so can I. {Actually, I do, but my twisting is in fun and … Continue reading

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Election 2012 – This end, is nigh.

This is it, I’m done, and then some… Filling your coffers, while workers you lay off struggle to fill their bellies – the deeds of a dishonorable man. #election2012 I don’t believe in demonizing the “opposition”, but demonizing the deserving? … Continue reading

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Election 2012, the Home Stretch.

The home stretch, I hope. Soon this horrible election will end, and life will return to its normal difficulty. How I long for the “good old days”, of struggling to make my stagnant income stretch to cover my mortgage {a … Continue reading

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Election 2012, part B {Medicaid}.

Obama, the man who cried wolf, and cried wolf again, now sits, bewildered by our rage. #election2012 Romney, a robber baron, radical in view, quick with a caring smile, hiding harsh words behind his hands. #election2012 Spin Doctor: a smarter … Continue reading

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Election 2012, pre-concluded.

Think how you’ll feel when you find out your candidate of choice lost, thanks to your not voting. #election2012 Anyone think George W. Bush served us well? {nervous silence} Yet we’ll risk a rinse and repeat, with more radical Romney? … Continue reading

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My views, on Election 2012.

My views are my truths, phrased as I see them.  I need to express them, I consider the stakes in this election simply too high to sit by.  The thought of what will befall the people of the USA, should the … Continue reading

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