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Most black lives don't matter at all . . . to leftists.

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A Sampling of My Articles:

Dot A Few Words about Diversity
Dot A Few Words about Reparations
Dot A Few Words about White Privilege
Dot A Look at Global Warming
Dot A Look at Islam
Dot Airport Security
Dot Al Gore's Big Announcement
Dot Alex in Wonderland
Dot Another Presidential Candidate
Dot Banned Words
Dot Hate
Dot Hillary, Was That You?
Dot I Used to Think . . .
Dot Internet Scam
Dot Janet and Jack
Dot Managed Spontaneity.
Dot Marriage and Family
Dot Of Course You're a Racist
Dot The Beehive
Dot The Despicables Museum
Dot The Racism Hoax
Dot The Social Scene
Dot The Story of Christine
Dot The "What Makes Me Happy" Theory
Dot To Bring This Fine President Down
Dot Two Irrefutable Facts
Dot What Leftists Want
Dot What's Marriage?
Dot Which Is It?

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A FEW WORDS
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"If a country doesn't teach its children to love the country, then the country is not going to survive."

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Education and Propaganda

. Dot "Michigan Teacher Fired after Tweeting 'Trump Is Our President'." Now, stating a fact can get you fired. The Left is very dangerous.
. Dot "North Carolina Teachers' Union Demands Benefits for Illegal Immigrants before Returning to School." Clearly, the union isn't looking out for the kids.
. Dot "University of Georgia Employee and BLM Activist: 'White People May Have to Die for Black Communities to Be Made Whole'." Stunning.
. Dot "Tom Cotton Introduces Bill to Remove Federal Funding of 1619 Project Curriculum." Three cheers for Tom Cotton!
. Dot "What in the Fresh Hell Is This? UConn Student Government Leaders Resigned Because . . . They're White." These kids are really mixed up. Thanks to the education they're getting.
. Dot "Sacrificing Children to Progressive Politics." The children are expendable in this pursuit.
. Dot "NY Times Blames 'Nice White Parents' for Public Education 'Failing Black and Brown Kids'." Very racist thing to say.
. Dot "Marxism in the Classroom, Riots in the Streets." A natural progression.
. Dot "Rutgers University Says Grammar Is Racist, Gets Called out for Assuming Minorities Can't Write Correctly."
. Dot "George Washington University Promotes Book Saying Conservatism Is Racism, Forced to Backtrack."
. Dot "Kindergarten History Lessons in Virginia to Focus on Slavery." Ah, teach hatred to kids from the very beginning. Teach them to hate America. Teach them to hate others. Teach them to be good leftists. What will such teaching yield in a dozen or so years?



Global-Warming Nonsense and the Leftist Environmental Movement

. Dot "Biden's Climate Plan Is the AOC/Sanders Climate Plan, Will Bankrupt US, Destroy Jobs." Yes, indeed. That's the objective. You can't establish socialism until you abolish capitalism.
. Dot "Is Climate Change a Threat to Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice." No.



Government Run Amuck

. Dot "Leaked Video EXPOSES Uighur Ethnic Cleansing in China & AMBASSADOR Tries to Justify It." Hasn't humanity improved itself in all these years? Apparently not.
. Dot "State Delivers Disturbing News to Nashville Man: He's COVID-19 Positive. There's just One Problem -- He Never Took a Test."
. Dot "California Could Reinstate Affirmative Action. Here's what that Means for Hiring." How racist.
. Dot "Portland Officially Bans Police from Working with Federal Law Enforcement." This will not end well.
. Dot "New York Lawmakers Pass Measure to Stop ICE Courthouse Arrests of Illegal Aliens." And when states battle the federal government, everyone loses, except those who want the downfall of America.
. Dot "D.C. Mask Mandate Exempts Lawmakers and Government Employees."
. Dot "WATCH: Gov. Cuomo Declares Chicken Wings Aren't 'Substantive Food'." Well, it's rather clear Cuomo isn't a substantive governor.
. Dot "Seattle: 'Massive' Property Damage, Arson and Looting Last Night." The first obligation of government is to protect the people. Mayors across the country and police departments aren't doing that. They should be arrested for deriliction of duty.
. Dot "WATCH: L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Backs Portland Demonstrations, Despite Violence." Let the record show that Democrats favor riots and they resist quelling them.
. Dot "Fire Dept in Massachusetts Is Forced to Remove Thin Blue Line Flags Honoring Fallen Cop." Why is it that when the Left doesn't like something, it must be removed, but when the Right doesn't like something . . . tough. I guess we know who rules over the culture.
. Dot "Put People of Color in Your California Boardroom or Face a Fine." Now we're back to quotas.
. Dot "New Declassified Doc Shows FBI Director Wray Hid Exculpatory Evidence." What good has he done? Any? I doubt it.
. Dot "Seattle Police Chief Telegraphs Residents: We Cannot Enforce the Law, You Are on Your Own." Democrats in Seattle apparently don't want law and order. All of them should be recalled.
. Dot "The Detroit News: State's Highest Court Upholds Fundamental Property Rights." So, for how long has the state been stealing property from citizens? There ought to be consequences for the state. Severe consequences!
. Dot "Insane: Seattle Moves to Abolish Entire Police Force."
. Dot "City Council Creates 'Detroiters' 'Bill of Rights'." A "right" is something inherent in an individual that doesn't demand someone else's action for its fulfillment. Freedom of speech is an example. It is a right. The "right" to safety, for example, is not a "right," because it necessitates others take responsibility for something you wish to enjoy. The right to protect yourself is indeed a "right." The "right" to housing is not.
. Dot "'Do As They Say:' Minneapolis Police Tell Residents to 'Be Prepared to Give up' Personal Belongings to Robbers." Sounds like an open invitation to criminals, doesn't it.



Just-for-Fun

. Dot "Do Nothing Machine."
. Dot "U.S. Population."
. Dot "LISTEN: Lee Greenwood, US Soldiers Release New Version of 'God Bless the USA'." I like it!
. Dot "The Power of Words."



The Media, Including Social Media

. Dot "Slated for Demolition? How the NYT Just Violated a Sacred Rule of the Woke Left." The woke Left allows itself to break any and all rules it wishes.
. Dot "AP Reminds Us It Will Capitalize Black but Not White." Wouldn't that be racist? I think so.
. Dot "Tucker Carlson: New York Times Is Planning on Revealing where My Family Lives to 'Injure My Wife and Kids'." This is absolutely inexcusable. The Left has become murderous. (Also.)
. Dot "ICYMI: Twitter Censored Goya Foods, but Said It Was 'in Error'." Ha.
. Dot "I Was Wrong about Jerry Falwell, Liberty U, and COVID-19." Thanks to liberal media.
. Dot "Conservative Publication Scalps 'The Atlantic' for Peddling Fake Story about a Police Shooting." Fake news is the most effective.
. Dot "CNN Lies about Hydroxychloroquine Again." Not just lies, egregious lies!
. Dot "Networks Cut away when WH Press Secretary Plays Footage of 'Peaceful' Protests." As I've said before, the mainstream media and truth are not friends.
. Dot "MSNBC: The Smear-machine of US Media."
. Dot "Silent Majority Speaks: Ingraham Beats Maddow, Liberal Media Falls to Bottom."



Must-Read (or Must-View or Must-Listen)

. Dot "What a Second American Civil War Could Look Like." It will be started by the Left (of course), and it will be the end of America as we knew it. Just a few years ago, such talk would be unheard of. That says a lot about what's going on.
. Dot "One Nation under Anarcho-Tyranny." I am not convinced we'll be free at the end of all this.
. Dot "Media Hides This: Look at Riot Aftermath in Chicago, NYC, MN and St. Louis -- SHOCKING VIDEO." This will break your heart. This is America!
. Dot "An Overwhelming Lawlessness Grows in Big Cities Run by Democrats." And it grows with the approval of Democrats.
. Dot "If Unborn Lives Don't Matter, No Lives Matter." A significant and vital observation.
. Dot "A Phony 'Pandemic' of Stats and Symbolism." A good take on the present situation, I think.
. Dot "Democrats Claim Stopping Two Months of Portland Rioting Is an 'Attack on Democracy'." It seems pretty clear now that Democrats want rioting, death, and destruction.
. Dot "Maxine Waters Signals Democratic Response if Trump Wins -- 'This Is Dangerous'."
. Dot "The Real Collusion Scandal of the 2016 Campaign." And of the 2020 campaign as well. And of all the campaigns.
. Dot "No Matter What They Say, It's Always about America, the Flag, and the Military." When you disrespect one, you disrespect them all.
. Dot "The Left Will Destroy America to Regain Power." Scary, but I believe true.
. Dot "The Left's Agenda to Destroy America." Give that some thought: Many Americans are doing everything they can to destroy this country. It's hard to believe. We need to believe it.
. Dot "Destroy the 'Public' Education System." I suspect it's too late.
. Dot "For Dems to Succeed, Americans Must Fail -- inside the Left's Morbid Agenda to Destroy America's Middle Class.."
. Dot "The Monument-Destroying Mobs Don't Hate the Confederacy, They Hate America." And that fact illustrates so well what puts America in so much peril. Too many Americans hate America. If you hate something, you may wish to destroy it. Or totally transform it.
. Dot "'Black Lives Matter' and the Camouflage for American Marxism."
. Dot "Biden Vows to Stamp out 'Islamicphobia'." Christians beware.
. Dot "Op-Ed: A Strange Old Statue in Alabama that Can Teach Us a Huge Lesson about History."
. Dot "America's Second Civil War Has Already Begun." How much damage will there be before it stops?
. Dot "The Rally that Changed My Mind." A life-changing event.
. Dot "Black Lives Don't Matter to #BlackLivesMatter." To be sure.
. Dot "America's Misguided Children." They're letting America fall into pieces.
. Dot "Three Federal Officers Face Permanent Blindness after Rioters Shine Lasers in Their Eyes." Perpetrators should face long jail time. And every one of them should be sent to jail.
. Dot "WALSH: The Confused and Pointless Rage of an Entitled Generation."
. Dot "BOMBSHELL: Leaked Documents Reveal Seattle City Council's Plan to Abolish FAR MORE than the Police." There's a word for all this: revolution.
. Dot "AP Releases Horrifying Account of Mass Violence in Portland." Absolute anarchy.
. Dot "The Left's Willingness to Tolerate Violence Should Frighten All Americans." To be sure!
. Dot "Jim Jordan Airs Disturbing, Yet Powerful Video during Bill Barr Hearing." Democrats are turning America into a hell-hole. They want America to die.
. Dot "The Left's Willingness to Tolerate Violence Should Frighten All Americans." It certainly frightens me.
. Dot "Biden's Lies about His Record on Race." How many lies are too many lies? It must be a very big number.
. Dot "Goodbye, Suburbia: If Biden Wins, Democrats Plan to Absorb Suburbs into Cities." Another freedom taken away by the Left.
. Dot "Hate for Hydroxychloroquin Kills Freedom of Speech." Please note, it's Democrat hate of Hydroxychloroquin that kills freedom of speech. It is Democrats who are tearing apart our country. Keep that in mind.
. Dot "Barack Obama's Half-Brother Rips 'Cold and Ruthless' Ex-President." So, what do you make of this?
. Dot "Why Is the Changed Movement Such a Threat?"



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. Dot "How Scientific Misinformation About COVID-19 Has Become Chinese Propaganda."
. Dot "Watch: Town Erases 'Black Lives Matter' Sign after Local Filed Application to Paint 'MAGA 2020' on Same Street." Lesson learned.
. Dot "Brutal Hatred versus a Wonderful World." The Left prefers brutal hatred.
. Dot "WATCH: Chicago Police Release Video of 'Antifa' Using Protest as Cover, Changing to All Black, Arming against Cops."
. Dot "Charred Body Found in Pawn Shop Torched during George Floyd Riot." We are at war. Who will win? The answer at this time is not clear.
. Dot "Antifa Rioters Fire Mortars at Seattle Police Stations, Smash Windows at Amazon, Starbucks, Walgreens." Why is this not called a war on America?
. Dot "WATCH: Rioters Attack Federal Law Enforcement Official Who Was on the Ground." The main purpose of government is to protect the citizens. State and local governments aren't doing their job. They seem perfectly comfortable letting the rioters do whatever they want.
. Dot "Family Time with Mrs. Stephanopoulos: Watching PORN with the Kids!"
. Dot "'Arrogant' Starbucks Worker Was 'Bragging' about Spitting in Cops' Drinks, Police Say. Now He and His Nose Ring Are Facing Charges." A little justice. How refreshing.
. Dot "America Is Hitting the Self-Destruct Button." And hitting it pretty hard.
. Dot "Oregon Democratic Lawmaker Says Portland Riots Are 'Not out of Control,' Some People Just Have 'Strong Feelings'." And the sun isn't really hot, just a comfortable warm. And all the baseball bats aren't for hurting people, they're just for a friendly ball game after the quiet protest.
. Dot "Drunk Illegal Alien Plows into Police Bikers Club Killing Three."
. Dot "Doomsayers Keep Getting It Wrong." That's for sure.
. Dot "BREAKING: Soros Plot Exposed -- Millions Are Donated to Black Lives Matters." How much money does it take to cripple a country?
. Dot "WATCH: Small Children in Portland Encouraged to Say 'F*** the Police'." Disgraceful!
. Dot "Hydroxychloroquine Could Save up to 100,000 Lives if Used for COVID-19: Yale Epidemiology Professor." But Democrats rather have people die. At least that's what you might conclude as a result of their bad-mouthing the drug.
. Dot "Oakland Mayor Turns on Black Lives Matter, Accuses Protesters of Terrorism after They Vandalize Her Home." All of a sudden, she sees clearly. It took a long time.
. Dot "Battle of Portland: As Clashes with Rioters Continue, Some Federal Agents Reportedly Have Permanent Eye Damage." These rioters should be lock up . . . for a very long time.
. Dot "WALSH: I Looked up Every Case of an Unarmed Black Man Shot by Cops in 2019. Here's the Truth the Media and BLM Are Hiding." The media and the truth aren't friends. They long ago parted company.
. Dot "Patriotism in Sports? Here's Why."
. Dot "DOJ: 18 Protesters Arrested in Portland, Facing Federal Charges." Throw the book at them. And by the way, I believe they were rioters, not protesters.
. Dot "Mike Ditka: Kneeling Athletes Should 'Get the Hell out of the Country'." I couldn't agree more.
. Dot "Residents in Multiple States Reportedly Receiving Unsolicited Packets of Seeds in the Mail from China." Do you think China's intentions are good? Or bad?
. Dot "A Top Doctor Answers My Burning Questions about Coronavirus."
. Dot "FBI: China Has Been Exploiting US Visa System, Had Access to Extremely Sensitive Secrets." Biden thinks the Chinese are great.
. Dot "VIDEO: Black Conservative Stabbed by Antifa during Portland Black Lives Matter Riots." Closer and closer to war.
. Dot "A Marines Letter to the NFL." (YouTube.)
. Dot "Fear of Speech Is Replacing Freedom of Speech." All of our freedoms are being eclipsed. One by one.
. Dot "NYPD Cop Orders Screaming Leftist to 'Back up!' She Jumps Right in His Face and Yells, 'or F***ing What?' Police Show Her What."
. Dot "WATCH: 'Chairman' Jerry Nadler Falls Asleep during House Judiciary Committee Hearing with Attorney General Bill Barr."
. Dot "From the Ranch: Is This the END of America?" More and more, it seems the answer is . . . yes. It breaks my heart.
. Dot "Trump 'Not Processing' DACA Applications, Continues to Roll Back Immigration Program." Good!
. Dot "Our Summer of Cultural Suicide." In heaping helpings.
. Dot "Unhinged, Mask-Wearing Woman Screams in Small Children's Faces: 'I Hope You All Die!'" At one time people knew what tolerance was and they even practiced it.
. Dot "CDC Director: Threat of Suicides, Drug Overdoses 'Far Greater' than COVID Concerns." Parents with kids who are forced to stay home, might be more likely to vote for Biden.
. Dot "Bill Clinton Went to Jeffrey Epstein's Island with 'Young Girls,' Witness Says in Unsealed Court Docs." So Bill Clinton lied. Nothing new with that.
. Dot "HCQ-Touting Doctor Says She Has Been Fired after Appearing in Viral Video Touting the Drug as a COVID-19 Treatment." We appear to be near the point where you'll be carted away if you don't say what the Left wants you to say. This is very concerning!
. Dot "Feds Arrest Suspect in Bombing of Federal Building, Trump-Loving Grandmother Outed Him to Police." What a great story.
. Dot "CDC Director Admits Hospitals Have Monetary 'Incentive' to Inflate Coronavirus Death Count." Aha!



Politics

. Dot "Nets Players Choose Their Social Justice Jersey Messages." Remember when sports were about playing games, and only about playing games? Now, all sports, it seems, are more about politics than playing games. Who wants to go to a sporting event and have to be hit over the head with politics?
. Dot "Hallmark Will Include LGBTQ Storylines in Christmas Movie Lineup: Diversity and Inclusion Are 'Top Priority for Us'." Remember when movies were about stories, and only about stories? Now, lots of movies are more about politics than stories. Who wants to go to the movies and have to be hit over the head with politics?
. Dot "Here's what a Biden Presidency Might Mean for Your Taxes."
. Dot "Trump Issues EO to Keep Illegal Immigrants off the Census."
. Dot "Yale Professor Says Hydroxychloroquine Could Save 100,000 Lives -- but It's Being Stifled by a 'Propaganda War'." That is, Democrats want to demonize it because Donald Trump said nice things about it. Interesting: Democrats are willing to let 100,000 people die in an effort to withhold praise of President Trump. Imagine that.
. Dot "Politics Has Hurt Science, COVID-19 May Have Killed It." If it weren't already dead.
. Dot "'Arrogant' Starbucks worker was 'bragging' about spitting in cops' drinks, police say. Now he and his nose ring are facing charges."
. Dot "Tear Gas: Portland's Democrat Mayor Stands with the Rioters against Law and Order." Let the record show it is Democrats who are standing against law and order. It is Democrats who wish to encourage the transformation of America into a socialist country.
. Dot "Dems: The Antifa Party." And great danger to America.
. Dot "Biden Will Destroy the Suburbs." And all of America.
. Dot "Joe Biden Just Said Something that's Pretty Racist about Asians."
. Dot "GOP's Gohmert Introduces Resolution that Would Ban the Democratic Party." Sounds like a good idea.
. Dot "George Soros, 89, Is Still on a Quest to Destroy America." He seems to have lots of help.
. Dot "Crazy Town Extended -- Joe Biden Edition."
. Dot "Democrats Destroyed New York Once. They're Doing It Again." To the entire country.
. Dot "Nadler's Nonsense: Outrage after Democratic Leader Denies AntiFa Violence in Portland." When truth is dismissed, what's left? (Note.)
. Dot "Shock Poll! No, It Just Surveys More Democrats and People Unlikely to Vote."
. Dot "Black Trump Supporter Executed in Broad Daylight in Wisconsin." This is really scary.
. Dot "Biden Equals 'Biggest Idiot Democrats Ever Nominated'." Sounds about right.
. Dot "Why Lisa Page's Tweet about the FBI, Trump, and 'Generational Harm' Is beyond Rich." Total corruption. And immense damage to our country.
. Dot "BREAKING: Top Dem Lies on Camera -- This Is Sick." Jerry Nadler is a shallow and small person. He is a partisan, who immediately defaults to lying when confronted with uncomfortable facts. He disgraces himself and he disgraces his country.
. Dot "After 'Embarrassing' Hearing, Sen. Tim Scott Explains Why Barr Is the Perfect AG."
. Dot "You Don't Stand a Chance in Dems' Kangaroo Court." Indeed.
. Dot "Obama Takes Trump Shots during Hyper-Political Eulogy for John Lewis." Totally tasteless. Totally inappropriate.
. Dot "FAUCI EXPOSED: Jim Jordan's Grilling Proves It's All Political (VIDEO)."
. Dot "The Biden Rule: 'No Men Need Apply!'" What an amazingly racist position to take.
. Dot "Yale Epidemiologist: Dr. Fauci Running 'Misinformation Campaign' against Hydroxychloroquine." Yes, that seems to be absolutely clear. And it seems to be for political reasons.



Religion

. Dot "Americans of Faith Have Everything to Lose under Joe Biden." To be sure.
. Dot "China Forces Christians to Renounce Faith, Destroy Christian Symbols or Be Cut off from Welfare, Reports Say." Could that ever happen here? Yes, indeed.
. Dot "Twitter Shuts down Accounts with Pictures of Star of David." There's a word for this: racism.
. Dot "Statue of Jesus Beheaded in Florida among Latest Attacks on Catholic Churches."
. Dot "China Orders Christians to Replace Crosses and Images of Jesus Christ with Portraits of Communist Leaders."
. Dot "Chinese Firewall in the Vatican?"
. Dot "Far-Left National Catholic Reporter: 'AOC Is the Future of the Catholic Church'." That's a pretty bleak future. And a very dangerous one.
. Dot "WATCH: Protesters Burn Bibles in Portland, Rip Protective Boarding off Buildings." Burn Bibles?


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. Dot "The Open Border Strategy." If the Left succeeds, America's freedom will be lost, probably forever. Please read this article.
. Dot "How Do Civil Wars Happen?" This is so good! I hope you have a chance to read it!
. Dot "Pelosi Explains the WRAP UP SMEAR Tactic Democrats Use." So, we see the Democrats' chief political tactic: lie. I hope this doesn't come as a surprise.
. Dot "Autopsy of a Dead Coup."

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Dot "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it." -- Josef Goebbels. (Source.)
. . . . . Democrats keep telling us socialism is great.

Dot Drugs are considered to be the best way to destroy the United States . . . by undermining the will of American youth; the enemy is destroyed without firing one bullet. -- Major Juan Rodriguez, Cuban intelligence officer 1988. (Source: Red Cocaine -- The Drugging of America and the West, by Joseph D. Douglass, first published in 1990, page 138.)

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Perhaps of Interest

College Kid

A young woman was about to finish her first year of college. Like so many others her age, she considered herself to be very liberal, and among other liberal ideals, was very much in favor of higher taxes to support more government programs, in other words redistribution of wealth.

She was deeply ashamed that her father was a rather staunch conservative, a feeling she openly expressed. Based on the lectures that she had participated in, and the occasional chat with a professor, she felt that her father had for years harbored an evil, selfish desire to keep what he thought should be his.

One day she was challenging her father on his opposition to higher taxes on the rich and the need for more government programs. The self-professed objectivity proclaimed by her professors had to be the truth and she indicated so to her father. He responded by asking how she was doing in school.

Taken aback, she answered rather haughtily that she had a 4.0 GPA, and let him know that it was tough to maintain, insisting that she was taking a very difficult course load and was constantly studying, which left her no time to go out and party like other people she knew. She didn't even have time for a boyfriend, and didn't really have many college friends because she spent all her time studying. Her father listened patiently, then asked, "How is your friend Audrey doing?"

She replied angrily, "Audrey is barely getting by. All she takes are easy classes, she never studies and she barely has a 2.0 GPA. She is so popular on campus; college for her is a blast. She's always invited to all the parties and lots of times she doesn't even show up for classes because she's too hung over."

Her father asked his daughter, "Why don't you go to the Dean's office and ask him to deduct 1.0 off your GPA and give it to your friend who only has a 2.0. That way you will both have a 3.0 GPA and certainly that would be a fair and equal distribution of GPA."

The daughter, visibly shocked by her father's suggestion, angrily fired back, "That's a crazy idea, how would that be fair! I've worked really hard for my grades! I've invested a lot of time, and a lot of hard work! Audrey has done next to nothing toward her degree. She played while I worked my tail off!"

The father smiled, winked, and said gently, "Welcome to the conservative side of the fence."

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If you've wondered what side of the fence you sit on, take a look at this:
If a conservative doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one. If a liberal doesn't like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.

If a conservative is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat. If a liberal is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for everyone.

If a conservative is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his situation. A liberal wonders who is going to take care of him.

If a conservative doesn't like a talk show host, he switches channels. Liberals demand that those they don't like be shut down.

If a conservative is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church. A liberal non-believer wants any mention of God and Jesus silenced.

If a conservative decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it. A liberal demands that the rest of us pay for his.
So, on which side of the fence are you?




Received in an email dated July 17, 2020. Thanks, Bruce.


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An exchange, reportedly, between a shop foreman at a Calgary packing plant and a young minority kid who was being fired:

Kid: "This is unfair! This is prejudice! You're firing me because I'm a minority!"

Foreman: "No, get this straight. We hired you because you are a minority. We're getting rid of you because you are totally useless."



Received in an email dated July 23, 2020. Thanks, Jack.


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Dot " I'm Thankful," -- a melody and lyrics I've written and sung to "There Is the Door" by Jason Silver, from the album "12 Girlfriends." Lyrics.
Dot " Just with a Smile," -- a melody and lyrics I've written and sung to "Ready," by Phil Garrod & Scot Schreer. Lyrics.
Dot "Plus & Minus." It's a new card game. Try it out and let me know what you think. (Send your comments to gielow@youdontsay.org.)
Dot Old Timers Salute the Poughkeepsie Newyorkers
Dot There's a Train in My Kitchen
Dot Wild, Wild Shoes and Boots
Dot Wild, Wild Shoes and Boots II
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Dot Wild, Wild Shoes and Boots IV
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Dot 1982: Africa Safari
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Dot 2001: The Great Amazon Adventure
Dot 2002: A Trip to Costa Rica
Dot 2003: Going Ape in Uganda
Dot 2004: Under Africa's Spell
Dot 2005: A Taste of Tanzania
Dot 2006: Africa Safari
Dot 2013: Another Glimpse of Africa
Dot 2014: To Africa, with Love.
Dot 2015: A Few Days in Iceland.
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Dot Travel Tales

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Dot Observations on an Adventure to Amazonas

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