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I Will Resist a Leftist America, by Andrew Joppa

I Will Resist a Leftist America by Andy Joppa What follows are words that I never thought I’d have to write…certainly, they are words that, even now, I don’t want to write. Why then write them?  I think it can be summed up with the adage, “Forewarned is forearmed.” These are perilous times, leading to potential outcomes that, but a …

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Howard Roark: The Fountainhead, by Andrew Joppa

  Howard Roark: The Fountainhead Offered by Andy Joppa   “The crowd would have forgiven anything, except a man who could remain normal under the vibrations of its enormous collective sneer.” ― Ayn Rand   What follows is an extract from Ayn Rand’s tome, The Fountainhead, circa 1943. It is not light reading and must actually be read…not scanned. Its …

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We’re Not Joe Biden, by Andrew Joppa

We’re Not Joe Biden by Andy Joppa   As I continue to contemplate the human embarrassment that the Delaware denizen of the deep (basement) represents, I came to the realization that poor, old, decrepit Joe, is the stereotypical model of everyone on the Democrat/ Socialist/ Progressive Left.  “He is them and they are he.”   Extending this scientific inquiry even further, the …

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Et Tu…America?, by Andrew Joppa

Et Tu…America? by Andy Joppa   “…the good is oft interred with their bones.” Shakespeare: Julius Caesar   This is a dangerous essay to publish as it will lend itself to misinterpretation.  I ask my readers, therefore, to read what I’ve actually written and try not to modify my words or place their actual meaning into previously created categories.   …

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From Berlin 1940 to Portland 2020, by Andrew Joppa

From Berlin 1940 to Portland 2020 by Andy Joppa   The thesis of this essay is:   1)   The citizens and armies of the Third Reich used crystal meth in enormous quantities.  I contend that, to a certain extent, this can account for their high levels of sadistic violence. 2)   There is a propensity of those using crystal meth to …

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There is Privilege; But It’s Not White, by Andrew Joppa

There is Privilege; But It’s Not White by Andy Joppa “Don’t you dare tell me my skin color holds me back. Don’t you dare tell me my skin color makes me a victim.” Burgess Owens   Three men walk into a bar, Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Lee and Jerry Nadler. Nadler nags Bruce to the side,” Get out of my way yellow …

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“…The Silence of Our Friends,” By Andrew Joppa

“…The Silence of Our Friends”   By Andy Joppa   “In the end, we’ll remember not the words our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Martin Luther King   The oft quoted Sun Tzu preached, “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not …

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The Useless, Bored, Radicals of America, by Andrew Joppa

The Useless, Bored, Radicals of America by Andy Joppa   (This essay was inspired in part, and adapted from, thoughts of Eric Hoffer, in his classic tome, The True Believer)   I have been asked a countless number of times why the Progressive/Socialists pursue such useless courses of action. What follows will answer that question.   It is difficult to …

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Game, Set and Match, by Andrew Joppa

Game, Set and Match by Andy Joppa   (Note: As I read this essay to my wife (she is my sounding board for all things) she said, “It’s too much…too strong.”  Being infinitely polite, I told her, “Thank you for that affirmation of my intent” …of course, not in those exact words. So, here is my essay that a “fair” …

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The Past is not a Pass, by Andrew Joppa

The Past is not a Pass By Andy Joppa Heroism is a discrete event.  It occurs within a certain circumstance and within a definable set of variables. If heroism occurs in the pursuit of a noble end, then the hero should be honored for their actions as derived from that moment. There can be no presumption, however, that heroism offers any …

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