The Big Fake

In basketball it’s called a fake, in war a smoke screen, and in magic we call it slight of hand


Just recently the Congress hammered-out a bi-partisan compromise spending bill.  At the heart of the bill is a massive increase in military spending.

The leaders at the Pentagon were elated.  Let us not forget to mention those who will profit the most, feeding off the government ‘gravy train’.

Ever wonder how much of that increase for the military goes toward multi-million dollar salaries for the weapons manufacturers. Continue reading “The Big Fake”


What is a Free Country?

“Together, we can seek a common destiny… or share the consequences of an undesirable fate.”

There is a universal desire to a secure a prosperous life at the core of all human existence.  That’s why we form communities in a united effort to ensure our survival.  Human cooperation is intrinsic; it’s a characteristic at the heart of all civilization.  A shared identity and a shared purpose are the key principles that bond tribes, communities and nations.

So what is a free country? 

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