You already have the power to balance your corner of the world

With so many in the US calling for "fairness" and for the government to ensure (enforce?) that fairness, we have forgotten that creating equity and caring for the poor is already within our power. We each can balance the world correctly. In fact, we're the only ones who can. There's nothing stopping me or you. … Continue reading You already have the power to balance your corner of the world

Socialism and the greed of citizens: what happens when they want more?

The biggest problem with socialism that no one seems to be addressing is the insatiability of people who believe they deserve freebies--free income, housing, food, health care, education, etc. The problem is greed knows no bounds. Those who espouse "free everything" are underestimating the selfishness of millions. And then what happens when the freebies run out, which … Continue reading Socialism and the greed of citizens: what happens when they want more?

Just how murky does the water have to be?

“That is some nasty water!” Those were the first words out of my mouth yesterday as my husband and I, celebrating our 26th wedding anniversary, pushed the canoe out on to the water. For years we’ve said we wanted to explore the extensive marshy regions in our valley, and finally we were doing it, setting … Continue reading Just how murky does the water have to be?