Why I Quit the Republican Party

When I was young (1960′s) I joined the Republican Party. Back then, the Republican Platform said things like  Continue reading

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Democrats and Republicans are Apples and Oranges

There are fundamental differences between Democrats and Republicans. The Democrats think their message of sharing, individual choice, education, and making educated choices in politics should be obvious. The point they’re missing is that the two parties come from different worlds. Continue reading

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The Wall

I loved you with my heart and soul
Your touch did lift me to the sky Continue reading

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Public Agendas, Private Agendas in Republican Politics

Every person (yes, even corporations my friend), and every organization has two agendas, a Public Agenda, and a Private (or Secret) Agenda. Too often we get confused by listening to someone’s or some organization’s Public Agenda, thinking that it’s the true agenda, but we need to recognize that the Private Agenda is the true agenda. All deception, all lies, all trickery, all falsehoods are based upon this idea. Continue reading

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Republican War On Women

The Republican War on Women is largely justified on the moral and religious prohibition against abortion. Abortion per se has generally been considered a morally and socially undesirable act because it consists of terminating an unborn human life; in this respect, Republicans and Democrats are generally in agreement.

The two parties disagree, however, about when and for what reason abortion may be a justifiable act. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Secondary Education

Although the Bush administration used to think every child should have a college prep education in high school, it just isn’t so. Continue reading

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Privatizing Medicare

While I am against the Republican plan to change Medicare into a voucher system, at the same time I’m not naïve enough to say Medicare is a perfect system. Continue reading

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Jamie: a Love Story

It was only the second day of the new year 2004, in the evening, and I was working in my office at home. Jamie was hanging out with me, and keeping me company as I worked. Continue reading

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Owning a Human is OK

I don’t understand why humans get all upset when I eat. Continue reading

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Muscle Cramps

The old man was just standing there talking when he felt a muscle cramp in his leg start to tighten. He moved his leg and foot, something that usually helped get rid of the cramp, but nothing happened. Continue reading

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