SOUNDS OF SILENCE!

Many decades ago, Simon and Garfunkel wrote a thoughtful piece of music that had a nice tune to it.  It really caught on for quite a while.  I remember I was in Nam at the time just after it came out.  It seemed just about everywhere I went, someone was playing the song or soon would be.

I was reminded of it lately.  I also had a thought about the doomsday preppers.  These people prepare sanctuaries for the doomsday they expect.  So, when the doomsday arrives, they will hide in their shelters in hopes that, after a few months or years they can return to a safe world.

I guess that Biden is a doomsday prepper, of a type.  His doomsday occurred when the computer of his son turned up with all the emails and all the photos.  Suddenly, he has rushed to his shelter and there he will hide, as much as he can, until it is safe to return.  It is even conceivable that he will find a convenient excuse to avoid the debate.  I don’t know.

But there is sound of silence.  He has said little or nothing about the computer or the hard drive.  He has decided to put a lid on it and he ain’t talking to nobody about it, regardless.

It is also the sound of silence from the media.  They will say nothing about the computer either, other than to repeat the old “Russia, Russia, Russia thing.”  I don’t think it will work this time.  The sound of silence is so loud it cannot be ignored.

Finally, there is the sound of silence from anyone who decides to twit about it.  The very instant that someone tries to tweet on the subject, they are silenced.  Hence, it is a sound of silence.

Personally, I don’t have any accounts with any of the social media.  It serves me no purpose.  Besides, I don’t much like people selecting what I can say.  It rather has something to do with the 1st Amendment.  This is as close as I get to any such of an account.  I suspect I give up many possible followers, but I write what I want.  Maybe it is time for other conservatives to do the same.  Maybe it is time for us to send a message to the social media.  If they lose a few accounts, they just might start to understand.

Then again, we all know better.  They all hate the president too much.

Oh yes, there is one more sound of silence.  Hardly anyone telling the world about all the good that our president has done.  I guess that is why he has to toot his own horn.  And of course, you will not find President Trump cowering in some cellar hoping against hope that no one will ask that question to which there is any good answer.

A Simple Complement

A simple complement costs nothing but it can accomplish so much. This evening, my wife and I went to a Waffle House and ate. I took a second to complement the cook. His face lit up as if I gave him a dollar or two.

I know I did not add a nickle to his wealth, yet I could tell he still felt much better because of it.

Those working in restaurants work hard to provide food for us. I know because I worked in a restaurant for two years. Mostly, it is thankless work. A waiter hands someone a meal and the person receiving it will likely just take it for granted. I make it a point to thank every server and I make it a point to be sincere. It is a small thing that costs me nothing but it can help the server bear his workload just a little.

In general we humans are born thankless. We have to be taught to say thank you, even when we don’t mean it. Maybe it would even be better to thank people and actually mean it. Would it be so horrid to actually appreciate that which is done for us?

Let me go one step farther. In light of all that God has done for us, shouldn’t we thank Him from time to time and mean it?

Money=Power

A few years back, a naturalized man by the name of George Soros took advantage of our capitalist system and made billions of dollars for himself. Since then, he has, seemingly been doing all he can to destroy the very system that permitted him to make his fortune.

Instead of using his billions to accomplish good, he has been using it to undercut the fabric of our constitutional system. His latest ploy was to pour millions of dollars into the election of district attorneys to accomplish his will, to let criminals back out onto our streets.

Legal though it is, it is not the way the system is supposed to work. Moreover, it makes me wonder about the motives of the man. When he became a citizen, he took an oath. Now, it would appear he has completely ignored it. His oath was to protect The Constitution and it would appear he is doing what he can to destroy it.

Nonetheless, at least he is using his own money, which he made legally. On the other hand, it would appear that Biden has used money from the US Treasury to lever his deals. In just one deal, he used 1.5 billion dollars of our tax money to get one man fired. In my book, regardless of the reason, that is just wrong.

Moreover, when you consider the reason, it just makes it all the worse.

How can any honest reporter casually overlook such a thing?

I used to think those doomsday preppers were a little touched in the head for spending so much for something so unlikely. Now, I am beginning to reconsider.

Promises, Promises

I keep hearing these promises that people will leave this country if this or that happens. The latest time was that they would leave if candidate Trump became president… but they didn’t.

They are all still here, every last one of them. What a disappointment. I don’t think so much as one actually left. That was very unfortunate.

Now, on the other hand, if Clinton had become president and she invoked all her promises, they would all surely leave…and they certainly would have a lot of company. No one would like what that woman would turn this country into.

Could it Be?

A few weeks ago, I suggested that the plans are to immediately replace Bidden after he is elected. At the time, I think I was about the only one in the world that thoughts such thoughts. As time goes by, I have noticed many others with my idea. I suppose that they might have thought of it all by themselves but I prefer to think they heard about it from me.

At any rate, I think the idea is more and more acceptable. I have heard it suggested a number of times on TV and read it a few times in print. Why not? It really seems very logical. I do wonder if anyone has forewarned Biden. He might not like the idea of being used. Then again, he might actually be in on the idea. (Get elected president and we will make sure you and your grand children never go hungry)

Regardless, now we have another question. He might not make it. With this story from the New York Post, he might not ever make it. He might have to withdraw from the election. He just might do so with the agreement that they won’t lock up his son.

Maybe that won’t be the deal. Maybe it will be something else. Maybe the mere fear of being charged with such horrid crimes will be enough to make him back off.

Then the dems will have another question. Who will carry the pennant for the dems. Kamala just won’t get it. She couldn’t even get the votes of the dems.

Then the communists will have to wait another four years before they can initiate their takeover. Then, horror of all horror, President Trump will have four more years in which to prove Obama and his bunch guilty of sedition and lock them all up.

Sorry. Not going to happen. It is a nice wish though.

October Surprise

It is the democrats own fault. They could have come clean right away and it would all be history by now. Now, suddenly, three weeks before the election, they are stuck explaining it.

They did all they could to make the problem just disappear but it just kept nibbling at them. They may yet side step it all but it will likely do some serious damage. Conceivably, it could cause Joe to withdraw. Then what happens?

What is it about. Some of you already know. Those that want to find out, go to https://nypost.com. It’s right there for all to see…at least for a while. No doubt the democrats are already doing what they can to silence the paper. They might be receiving threats even as I write this.

A Little Cough

I couldn’t believe my eyes. They showed it on TV. I backed it up to make sure I saw what I thought I saw. Then, I backed it up one more time.

Sure enough, I saw a man making a speech. He paused and lowered his mask and coughed into his hand. Then he replaced the mask and rubbed his nose a couple of times.

Who could this virus spreader be? He is none other than Joe Bidden, the man who says to do as the scientists tell us to do.

The above may or may not be well known. It is possible you might be able to find the video should you Google it. I don’t know. I don’t care.

What I would like to do is imagine what his wife told him after she found out about it. Very likely she said something like, “Honestly! Joseph Bidden, I can’t I take you anywhere without you embarrassing me, can I?”

I don’t know if that was what she said but it sort of sounds logical.

One more little note:

Obama got into politics and got rich.

Joe Bidden got into politics and got rich.

President Trump got rich and then got into politics.

Why do they keep trying to say President Trump became president to get rich? I don’t understand that.

Oh, by the way. Presidents Reagan and both of the Bushes had quite a fortune before becoming president. I’m sure both Bushes took pay cuts when they went into The White House.

Count the Votes?

Those dummycrats don’t seem to be so good at math. The only way that Obama care will get overturned is for there to already be four votes to overturn it. If a Justice Barret were to add her vote to it, it would make no difference. With a four-four tie, the lower court’s decision would stand anyway.

The only way that Justice Barret’s vote would make a difference is if she were to break a tie with a negative vote.

Bottom line, she could only help the dummycrats. She’d not be able to help the republicans, regardless. (Well, I guess one of the other justices could abstain, but we know that ain’t happening.)

SO, WHAT’S THEIR BIG FUSS? I think it is noting more than theater anyway. Besides, I would have been thrilled if they had never passed Obama care. It cost me about thirty thousand dollars. It took a big bite out of my IRA.

By the way, it would appear that not too many reporters are that bright either. Why haven’t they pointed out the error in their logic.

Only Words

It would appear that Biden got himself in trouble by not answering the question about packing the court. Of course it did not take long before the dummycrats came to his rescue. In a matter of hours, they completely changed the meaning of “packing the court.”

I guess in the future, the republicans will need to make things simpler. Instead of using the old well established phrase, we need to use the phrase, “increasing the number justices.” Or maybe we can figure out a way to paint a picture.

I would hope they would never be able to change the meaning of that, but then who knows.

Regardless, it is what they do. Sometimes they lie. Sometimes they deceive. And, of course, sometimes, they change the meaning of words. Who knows? One of these days they just might try honesty. They do say it is the best policy.

Ratcheting Down

There is a tool that will be found in almost every mechanic’s tool box called a ratchet.  It is an especially useful tool in that it can save a lot of time.  It can be set to tighten or loosen nuts and bolts in such a way that the operator can twist it both ways and it only goes one way.  Hence, it can tighten or loosen things without continually being repositioned.

Of course, I likely don’t need to tell you this.  Most people are already well aware of it.  The point is that when it is set for tightening, they cannot be used for loosening and vice-versa.

The thing is that socialism is like a ratchet that is set for tightening.  It is only used for tightening control over a populace, not for loosening.

If history teaches us one thing it teaches us that communism is very reluctant to loosen its hold on a people.  It was not until the Soviet Union went bankrupt that it folded.  And, by the way, the same maniacal outfit is still in control of Russia, only under another name.  Fortunately, they were forced to let go of all their satellite countries.

China, to this day is ruled by people who call themselves communists, though they are actually selfish tyrants who rule with an iron fist.  If it were true communism, everyone would have equal food, shelter and clothing.  In China, as they say, some are more equal than others.

I don’t know about anyone else, but I don’t see anything on the distant horizon for anything improving.  It only gets worse year after year and they are trying to force their form of government on all.  If they can, they will force their ways on the US.  They are doing what they can right now.  Their goal is one world government.

If they succeed, it will be like the ratchet.  It will be one way.  No one, no earthly power will ever change it.  The communist ratchet only works one way. Once it ratchets down, it never ratchets back up.