More on Nathan Phillips

by baldilocks From the blogger formerly known as Neo Neocon: The role of [Nathan] Phillips himself was (and still is) felt by the right to be the following: that he purposely stirred up the initial face-to-face confrontation, that he lied about his military service, lied when he stated the boys had said “build the wall,” … Continue reading More on Nathan Phillips

While We Weren’t Looking

by baldilocks A transformation. Fundamental? When most people think of citizenship, they think of their nation’s constitution or the rights guaranteed to them in the law. They will think of their obligations to their country, like paying taxes, obeying the law and defending the nation. In the West, a citizen is pretty much as the … Continue reading While We Weren’t Looking

They Want to Make Him Pay

by baldilocks President Trump made an offer which the Democrats rejected before the speech was even given. Democrats were hopeful that @realDonaldTrump was finally willing to re-open government & proceed with a much-needed discussion to protect the border. Unfortunately, reports make clear that his proposal is a compilation of previously rejected initiatives. https://t.co/MFwebWSevG pic.twitter.com/yMTm4iP27h— Nancy … Continue reading They Want to Make Him Pay

That Time When God Said: “Watch This!”

Hold my beer, Gabriel! by baldilocks Ten years already. Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia a decade ago Tuesday, with [now-retired Captain Chesley 'Sully'] Sullenberger's co-pilot [Jeff] Skiles at the controls, three flight attendants and 150 passengers aboard. It was cold, only about 20 degrees Fahrenheit, but the skies were clear. 'What a view of … Continue reading That Time When God Said: “Watch This!”

Voyage to the Edge

by baldilocks Sailing the ocean blue. A group of people who believe the Earth is flat have announced their “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet”: a Flat Earth cruise scheduled for 2020. The cruise, organized by the Flat Earth International Conference, promises to be a lovely time. Flat earthers – who include the rapper B.o.B. [JAO: don’t ask because … Continue reading Voyage to the Edge

Why Big GOP Hates Donald Trump

by baldilocks People love to be lied to and smooth-talked. Conversely, they hate frank speakers who tell them the truth. This is part of the reason that there is still love and nostalgia for Former President Obama and a widespread visceral hatred of President Trump. I’m not immune, but I have recovered. Admittedly, having a … Continue reading Why Big GOP Hates Donald Trump

Silenced and Broke

by baldilocks Some mock as a conspiracy theory the notion of a financial elite gathering to impose its will on the rabble. Meanwhile, theory has become fact. It is the most totalitarian form of blacklisting: not just to be prevented from speaking on a university campus, or to be kicked off social media, but to be … Continue reading Silenced and Broke

My 2018 Posts That You Might Not Have Noticed

by baldilocks In order of earliest to most recent, these are some of my favorite posts from last year. They didn't necessarily get the most traffic, but I liked them -- mostly due to cracking myself up. Enjoy. Libyan Slave Markets and Jumping Into The Fire We all know that Arab Muslims have been buying and … Continue reading My 2018 Posts That You Might Not Have Noticed

It’s a Bot World We’re Living In

by baldilocks A few years back, I was trolling Chelsea Handler on Twitter and was semi-shocked when one of her fans -- some leftist (chick?) -- claimed that I was a white man using a black woman's photo for my profile. Leftist delusion aside, now I understand it. In late November, the Justice Department unsealed … Continue reading It’s a Bot World We’re Living In

Begotten

A Tale of Three Fathers by baldilocks Months back, I was talking with my American dad about Jesus the Christ. In reality, the conversation was an episode of a years-long series which had been on hiatus for a time, mostly due to the instability in my living arrangements in the last three years. I am happy to have it … Continue reading Begotten

My Saturday

Exciting! by baldilocks It’s one of those days when the time got away from me. I woke up a little later than usual but full of energy. One of the conundrums in my life is that I’m not a neat freak but I think, process and write better in orderly surroundings. So, after my daily … Continue reading My Saturday

Family Conversation

by baldilocks Here's the response from my cousin, Dyllan J. Griffin, to my post, Freedom from Religion. Like he says, we don't disagree on much.  I happen to follow an organization called The Freedom From Religion Foundation that champions the right of non-religious citizens. I thoroughly support their practice of fighting to remove religious iconography … Continue reading Family Conversation

Last Days of the European Christmas Markets

by baldilocks Mark Steyn on the terror attack at the Christmas Market in Strasbourg, France: [I]t is now taken for granted that Christmas markets across Europe have to be held behind the ugly throttling barriers of "security" - which as we saw yesterday are, ultimately, never secure. Because we [sic] won't put up security barriers … Continue reading Last Days of the European Christmas Markets

Freedom From Religion (UPDATED)

On which the Bill of Rights is based by baldilocks My cousin Dyllan and I are very much alike and get along very well. This is interesting, since we are related by marriage (he is the grandson of my American dad’s sister), I’m more than old enough to be his mother, and we had virtually … Continue reading Freedom From Religion (UPDATED)

Secret Weapon

by baldilocks Keeping a secret, that is, keeping one's mouth shut about what you are doing and accomplishing -- especially when there are people who would love nothing better than to see you fail -- is nearly a lost art, and there are many who don't understand the value of it, especially in the age … Continue reading Secret Weapon