Not For Long?


My computer (specifically Windows 10) and I have a love/hate relationship. I love it when it works, and hate it when it doesn’t or decides to go off into the wilderness without leaving so much as a goodbye note. After fighting off and on for more than a couple of months, I’m entering into the world of Linux. Hopefully, this will allow me to post content instead of throwing my hands up in frustration everytime I try to turn on the computer.

Speaking of frustration…

In the time that I’ve been somewhat sidelined, there have been many events that have happened in quick succession, and even if the computer had not been giving me problems, I could not have kept up with them as the developments of these events evolved quickly. Delays have been somewhat beneficial as 20/20 hindsight could be applied.

With that being stated, it’s off to the topic at hand (or at least the one currently burning red hot).

The NFL has a mess on it’s hands. It’s trying to cater to the players it depends on to provide entertainment to the masses, and appease the fans that it needs to keep the revenue flowing in. Never mind that what the Commissioner, owners, and coaches do at this point in time, the fans will see this as being too little too late. What started last year as a 2nd or 3rd string quarterback taking a knee during the National Anthem to support Black Lives Matter (BLM)has morphed into a multi-player multi-team protest during the opening ceremonies. The teams have somehow come up with the compromise of kneeling before the National Anthem, and then standing up for the Anthem, but I believe that the damage has been done – anything that the NFL comes up with will appear to be hollow and fake.

The blatant disrespect of the players for the Flag and the tolerance of that disrespect by the Commissioner by stating that the players had a First Amendment right to free speech doesn’t wash with me. If those rights were so important, then why are players fined for praying in the end zone after a touchdown, or pretending to urinate on the opposing team? The hypocrisy is overwhelming.

The fans tune in to see a football game and escape the politics of the day for a little while. Instead, they are treated to a view of disrespect to the Flag of the Country that provided these people the opportunity to play a game for money (and often good money at that). Worse, many of the fans are Veterans or families of Veterans, and they do not take disrespect of the Flag lightly. Nor do many of the fans who are police officers and their families approve of the player’s support of BLM, who constantly call for the assault and killing of police officers. Last of all are the fans who are Patriots – those who love this country and all it has to offer – who do not appreciate the appearance of overpaid athletes bringing controversial politics to the field.

Perhaps that is to be expected. The NFL should probably be called the National Felon’s League due to the facts that many of the players have serious records for actions off the field. However, due to them being elite athletes, many are give what is essentially a slap on the wrist. For instance:

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And the above is only a sampling of the crimes that NFL players have been involved in. What is not shown are multiple instances of domestic abuse and even murder.

I mentioned earlier that the damage has been done to the NFL. I have seen multiple YouTube videos of fans burning season tickets, jerseys, and other NFL merchandise vowing to never set foot in a stadium or watch another game. Ticket sales are down 20% for the regular games, and apparel sales are down as well. I, for one, will not watch any games this year including the Superbowl.

Quite frankly, if this continues, NFL will soon stand for “Not For Long.”

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September 11, 2001


Another year has gone by, and it seems that no one, outside of a few television specials, seems to understand the significance of when foreign terrorism came to the United States.  The calls of the politicians and leaders of that day to “Never Forget!!” have largely been forgotten or minimized.

Today, it’s been sixteen years since the attacks that ended the lives of almost 3,000 people, affected millions more, and continues to impact our lives today.  Legislation (the civil rights violating Patriot Act), mindless & endless regulations, and the creation of two more governmental agencies (Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA)) affect our lives as Citizens of this country in ways that would have been unthinkable twenty years ago.

In the wave of current day terrorists and politicians to wipe out the history of this country, we should take time to look back and see what has happened, and read not what has been curated and edited beyond recognition, but to contemplate the human side of this event.  For that, please read the following posts:

Remembering 9/11 is a post that I wrote on the five-year anniversary.  These were my thoughts of the events and implications of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Remembering 9/11 – A Tribute was written as part of Project 2996 to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Be well, my friends.

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Our Fellow Man


The following showed up in my personal Facebook feed, and it states very eloquently what the deplorables do when their fellow person needs help.

Cajan Navy

Let this sink in for a minute…..Hundreds and hundreds of small boats pulled by countless pickups and SUVs from across the South are headed for Houston. Almost all of them driven by men. They’re using their own property, sacrificing their own time, spending their own money, and risking their own lives for one reason: to help total strangers in desperate need.

Most of them are by themselves. Most are dressed like the redneck duck hunters and bass fisherman they are. Many are veterans. Most are wearing well-used gimme-hats, t-shirts, and jeans; and there’s a preponderance of camo. Most are probably gun owners, and most probably voted for Trump.

These are the people the Left loves to hate, the ones Maddow mocks. The ones Maher and Olbermann just *know* they’re so much better than.

These are The Quiet Ones. They don’t wear masks and tear down statues. They don’t, as a rule, march and demonstrate. And most have probably never been in a Whole Foods.

But they’ll spend the next several days wading in cold, dirty water; dodging gators and water moccasins and fire ants; eating whatever meager rations are available; and sleeping wherever they can in dirty, damp clothes. Their reward is the tears and the hugs and the smiles from the terrified people they help. They’ll deliver one boatload, and then go back for more.

When disaster strikes, it’s what men do. Real men. Heroic men. American men. And then they’ll knock back a few shots, or a few beers with like-minded men they’ve never met before, and talk about fish, or ten-point bucks, or the benefits of hollow-point ammo, or their F-150.

And the next time they hear someone talk about “the patriarchy”, or “male privilege”, they’ll snort, turn off the TV and go to bed.

In the meantime, they’ll likely be up again before dawn. To do it again. Until the helpless are rescued. And the work’s done.

They’re unlikely to be reimbursed. There won’t be medals. They won’t care. They’re heroes. And it’s what they do.

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What is a Right?


With so many people demanding their “rights” I thought it would be prudent to post something that I found a couple of years ago.  From LinkAmerica:

A right is the sovereignty to act without the permission of others.  The concept of a right carries with it an implicit, un-stated footnote: you may exercise your rights as long as you do not violate the same rights of another—within this context, rights are an absolute.

A right is universal—meaning: it applies to all men, not just to a few.   There is no such thing as a “right” for one man, or a group of men, that is not possessed by all.  This means there are no special “rights” unique to women or men, blacks or white, the elderly or the young, homosexuals or heterosexuals, the rich or the poor, doctors or patients or any other group. 

A right must be exercised through your own initiative and action.  It is not a claim on others.  A right is not actualized and implemented by the actions of others.  This means you do not have the right to the time in another person’s life.  You do not have a right to other peoples money.  You do not have the right to another person’s property.  If you wish to acquire some money from another person, you must earn it—then you have a right to it.  If you wish to gain some benefit from the time of another person’s life, you must gain it through the voluntary cooperation of that individual—not through coercion.  If you wish to possess some item of property of another individual, you must buy it on terms acceptable to the owner—not gain it through theft.

Alone in a wilderness, the concept of a right would never occur to you, even though in such isolation you have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  In this solitude, you would be free to take the actions needed to sustain your life: hunt for food, grow crops, build a shelter and so on.  If a hundred new settlers suddenly arrive in your area and establish a community, you do not gain any additional rights by living in such a society nor do you lose any; you simply retain the same rights you possessed when you were alone.

A right defines what you may do without the permission of those other men and it erects a moral and legal barrier across which they may not cross.  It is your protection against those who attempt to forcibly take some of your life’s time, your money or property.

Animals do not have rights.  Rights only apply to beings capable of thought, capable of defining rights and creating an organized means—government—of protecting such rights.  Thus, a fly or mosquito does not possess rights of any kind, including the right to life.  You may swat a fly or mosquito, killing them both.  You do not have the right to do the same to another human being, except in self-defense.  You may own and raise cows, keep them in captivity and milk them for all they are worth.  You do not have the right to do the same to other men, although that is what statists effectively do to you. 

There is only one, fundamental right, the right to life—which is: the sovereignty to follow your own judgment, without anyone’s permission, about the actions in your life.  All other rights are applications of this right to specific contexts, such as property and freedom of speech.

The right to property is the right to take the action needed to create and/or earn the material means needed for living.  Once you have earned it, then that particular property is yours—which means: you have the right to control the use and disposal of that property.  It may not be taken from you or used by others without your permission.

Freedom of speech is the right to say anything you wish, using any medium of communication you can afford.  It is not the responsibility of others to pay for some means of expression or to provide you with a platform on which to speak.  If a newspaper or television station refuses to allow you to express your views utilizing their property, your right to freedom of speech has not been violated and this is not censorship.  Censorship is a concept that only applies to government action, the action of forcibly forbidding and/or punishing the expression of certain ideas.

Statists have corrupted the actual meaning of a right and have converted it, in the minds of most, into its opposite: into a claim on the life of another.  With the growth of statism, over the past few decades, we have seen an explosion of these “rights”—which, in fact, have gradually eroded your actual right to your life, money and property.

Statists declare you have a “right” to housing, to a job, to health care, to an education, to a minimum wage, to preferential treatment if you are a minority and so on.  These “rights” are all a claim, a lien, on your life and the lives of others.  These “rights” impose a form of involuntary servitude on you and others.  These “rights” force you to pay for someone’s housing, their health care, their education, for training for a job—and, it forces others to provide special treatment for certain groups and to pay higher-than-necessary wages. 

Under statism, “rights” are a means of enslavement: it places a mortgage on your life—and statists are the mortgage holders, on the receiving end of unearned payments forcibly extracted from your life and your earnings.  You do not have a right to your life, others do.  Others do not have a right to their lives, either, but you have a “right” to theirs.  Such a concept of “rights” forcibly hog-ties everyone to everyone else, making everyone a slave to everyone else—except for those masters, statist politicians, who pull the strings and crack the whips.

Actual rights—those actions to which you are entitled by your nature as man—give you clear title to your life.  A right is your declaration of independence.  A statist “right” is their declaration of your dependence on others and other’s dependence on you.  Until these bogus “rights” are repudiated, your freedom to live your life as you see fit will continue to slowly disappear.

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In Case You Were Wondering…


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Russian Collusion or Democrat Collusion?


If you really want to see collusion, try the democrat party. Hillary Clinton and her collusion with the illegal email server, for one. Where is all the so called interest in the National Security Risk from that one huh? OH YEAH. Clinton is their baby. Clinton is above the law. Trump on the other hand was elected fair and square by the American people and we can’t have that can we?

At least we can’t according to the losing party here.

The American people spoke and spoke loudly. What the democrats and the liberals don’t seem to realize is, that the agenda that has pushed Trump’s election was not the the so called Russian hacking of the election. That is not it at all. Being sore losers is what happened. Sore that they couldn’t legally elect the Hildabeast to the White House. There are other reasons that the American people are sick and tired of Politicians. Because they are constantly pushing to find something, anything against Trump so they can get rid of him. Never mind that there isn’t anything on the things they have pushed.

What we have to realize here folks is, there is no time limit on anything. They will go back as far as they have to to find anything damaging to our duly elected president. Why? Because they are being allowed too.

And since they are being allowed too, then they will have to make up shit to try to make the reasons to push their agenda. The American system as it was formed is NOT THEIR PROBLEM. Hence, Russia. Never anything that really happened. Just Russia. And the constant harping on what Trump did wrong, even though, in seven months they haven’t found anything that is true…..yet. The reason for Russia.

After all, we grew up with Russia as the enemy that could take us out if we so let them, and this “collusion” with Trump and the election was just the latest attempt to move us in the direction that would benefit Russia.

The trouble is, only the Democrat’s agenda helps Russia. Trump’s agenda doesn’t. He wants to make the border secure. He wants to make America safer from our enemies. He wants to lower taxes. *oh the horror of that one* and he wants to do many other things to the agendas that the democrats have always held in high esteem for their power base. In other words, Trump is the enemy and he needs to be gotten rid of no matter what the cost.

Mueller and his new investigation of the Collusion between Trump and Russia in the election is just the latest incarnation of the ever changing scenario of the Democrat’s battle to take Trump down, no matter what the American people say they want. Hillary wasn’t elected like they all wanted, so this MUST be done. PERIOD! Folks, it’s like I have said over and over again, here, my show on Blog Talk Radio through the Conservative Nation Media network, and on my daily NWCR Audio/VideoSide Chats.

It’s time the American people stopped being the silent majority and make the politicians in Washington, and across this great nation do what they are there for. Because if they don’t do what We the People want, and what the Constitution says they should be doing, then We the People will “fire them”.

God Bless America,
God Bless our Troops,
God Bless us all…..

-Robert-

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July 4, 2017


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