November 2018

Happy Thanksgiving

November 17, 2018 - 08:02

While it is true that an Indian showed them how to use dried fish/ fish parts as fertilizer, the harvest was not abundant in 1621 nor 1622. Over half of the colonists died due to starvation and its attendant illnesses - the winter of 1620 - 21 claimed the majority. The governor of the colony, William Bradford, reported that the colonists went hungry because they refused to work in the fields.

Poster Politicians for Term Limits Campaign

November 02, 2018 - 08:47

Term limits for elected office holders, primarily members of the House of Representatives and the Senate in Washington, has been a hot topic issue from time to time. Term limits weren’t even considered more than two centuries ago as the Founding Fathers envisioned citizen legislators that would leave their normal productive employment and go to the Nation’s Capital a few months each year and then return home to continue in their normal employment. Further, after a term or two it would be someone else’s turn to serve his country and go to Congress.

Mob Rule Incompatible with American Values

November 01, 2018 - 08:55

Children's author, Hans Christian Andersen, wrote The Emperor's New Clothes. It tells how a couple of unscrupulous tailors convinced the emperor that they could spin such a fine fabric that could be seen by only advanced people. (He couldn't but those in his court said that they could.) His subjects were afraid to contradict him. Then he held a parade to show off the new clothes to the likewise pretending townsfolk.