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What Have They Done to Me???, by Andrew Joppa

What Have They Done to Me??? by Andy Joppa   “There are times when I am so unlike myself that I might be taken for someone else of an entirely opposite character.” ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Confessions   While many of my more recent friends may need more convincing, there was a time that I was “normal” based on any reasonable …

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“Tomorrow” Is November 3, 2020, by Andrew Joppa

“Tomorrow” is November 3, 2020 by Andy Joppa   “A prophet is always underestimated, and part of what makes one a prophet is that he doesn’t really mind it.” ― Criss Jami   November 2020 will arrive in a heartbeat.  It is now that we must start to summon the energy, the courage, and the wisdom, to return Donald Trump …

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On the Eve of Destruction, by Andrew Joppa

On the Eve of Destruction (but it’s not from climate change) by Andy Joppa   “This whole crazy world is just too frustratin’ And you tell me over and over and over again my friend Ah, you don’t believe we’re on the eve of destruction” Barry McGuire   Our species may have reached the end of its planetary “run.”  We may …

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In Pursuit of Optimism, by Andrew Joppa

In Pursuit of Optimism by Andy Joppa   I’m not interested in blind optimism, but I’m very interested in optimism that is hard-won, that takes on darkness and then says, ‘This is not enough.’ But it takes time, more time than we can sometimes imagine, to get there. And sometimes we don’t. Colum McCann   First, let me start out …

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Constitution Day, by Andrew Joppa

Constitution Day Tuesday, September 17, 2019 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   Tomorrow, September 17th is Constitution Day.  It is this date, the day The Constitution was ratified in1787, that represents the …

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9/11: A Revealed Disunity, by Andrew Joppa

9/11: A Revealed Disunity by Andy Joppa   “I wish I had died before I experienced 9/11” Aimee Joppa, as she approached death the following year   You’ve all been exposed to many 9/11 retrospectives.  What follows is my brief “looking back”, followed by my attempt to “fracture” a mythology that followed that horrifying event. It is that mythology that …

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Dear Mr. Cavuto, by Andrew Joppa

Dear Mr. Cavuto by Andy Joppa   “By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.” ― Oscar Wilde   There are many things in the life of a nation that provide enormous and critical value.  In the most obvious consideration, I can site fire and water.  They are certainly …

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Mankind: The Irrational Toolmaker, by Andrew Joppa

Mankind: The Irrational Toolmaker by Andy Joppa   A rational man never distorts or corrupts his own standards and judgment in order to appeal to the irrationality, stupidity, or dishonesty of others. Ayn Rand   I believe the moment has been reached where even the “successful” resolution of all issues currently under debate will not alter the profound downward slope …

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The Left: Where the “Ghouls” Are, by Andrew Joppa

The Left: Where the “Ghouls” Are by Andy Joppa   “Sheep only need a single flock, but people need two: one to belong to and make them feel comfortable, and another to blame all of society’s problems on.” ― james rozoff   After the contrived violent event in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August of 2017, President Trump offered two remarks that …

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Our Common Enemy: Racial Racketeers, by Andrew Joppa

Our Common Enemy: Racial Racketeers by Andy Joppa   “Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt   There is no doubt that America has a long and checkered past as it pertains to race and race relations. The incongruity of a nation that was both …

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