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America’s One Last Chance

America’s One Last Chance   by Andy Joppa   “There is beauty in truth, even if it’s painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it looks tasty to the lazy, brilliant to the ignorant, and powerful to the weak. But lies only strengthen our defects. They don’t teach anything, help anything, fix anything or cure anything.”   ― José ... Read More »

Devious Politicized Jargon

Devious Politicized Jargon by Andy Joppa   “Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thought-crime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. George Orwell   Stuart Chase, in his book The Tyranny of Words, writes that the lowest common denominator ... Read More »

An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of The People by Andy Joppa   “‪Whatever Mainstream Media focuses on, BEWARE. Whatever Mainstream Media ignores, FOCUS.” ― Sotero M Lopez II   Oscar Wilde wrote…and his words still ring true:   In old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, ... Read More »

Weaponizing Democracy

Weaponizing Democracy by Andy Joppa   “Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.” ― H.L. Mencken   You’ve all experienced the situation where someone refers to America as a democracy and they are immediately admonished that, “it is not a democracy, it is a republic.”  The admonition is typically stated with a fervor that suggests ... Read More »

The Dirty Learning to Fight Dirtier

The Dirty Learning to Fight Dirtier by Andy Joppa   “An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.” Eric Hoffer   For a short time I made the mistake of giving the radical Progressive/Left the benefit of the doubt.  I worked with the erroneous presumption that ... Read More »

Trump in Helsinki

Trump at Helsinki by Andy Joppa   “Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Winston Churchill   “Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.”   “Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.” both by Sun Tzu, ... Read More »

Independence Day, 2018

ndependence Day 2018 by Andy Joppa   “We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” Abraham Lincoln   I hope you all celebrate a joyful Independence Day.   July 4th, 1776 is, arguably, the most important date in human history.  It was ... Read More »

The Only Man in the Arena

The Only Man in The Arena by Andy Joppa   “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and ... Read More »

Some Thoughts… Among Many

Some Thoughts…Among Many by Andy Joppa   “Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” ― Carl Sagan As I sat pondering what to write about, I was continually redirected mid-sentence with the thought that some other area warranted more of my attention.  There are moments when the problems effecting America are so numerous that it seems senseless to offer a ... Read More »

A Well-Lived Life

A Life Well Lived by Andy Joppa   “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” Mark Twain   On June 8, 2018, Charles Krauthammer, penned (in part) the following letter:   “My doctors tell me their best estimate is that I have only a few ... Read More »