How The Gun-Right Will Kill The 2A

Another mass shooting, coming quickly on the heels of the Las Vegas shooting, I don’t think anyone is really surprised. The pundits on both sides have already started their mantras and the left and right are duking it out on social media as always. However, I doubt those on the right, realize how much damage…

Time For Environmentalists To Face Reality

When it comes to energy production, renewables such as solar, wind and wave generation are all great and should be part of the energy equation. ¬†However, environmentalists have to face reality and that is they can’t do it alone. There is a reason why we need base load power plants and wind, solar and other…

Immigration Reform: NOW

Honestly, the odds of getting any form of meaningful immigration reform presently is like expecting to win the lottery without even playing. In other words, it isn’t going to happen but it should. Instead, we are getting jackbooted enforcement teams raiding communities and detaining people who are trying to comply with the law. Even the…

There Has To Be A Better Way

Here is what we know, that when it comes to the free market and the capitalist¬†system, it works. Well, at least some of the time and for some people and it has its ups and downs. So, yes it has flaws and its broken in many places. Sort of like a large pipe with leaks…

DEEPWATER Horizon, Oil and Greed

I just finished watching the Deepwater Horizon movie and as someone who grew up in the East Texas Oilfield, I felt a lot of sympathy for those men. I myself have worked for companies in the oilfield and still have friends who continue to work on the rigs, platforms, and trailers digging for black gold.…

Rex Tillerson: Putting a Tiger In A Tank

So, it appears we have a new Secretary of State. Rex Tillerson, the former head of ExxonMoble. To be honest, originally, I was opposed to Rex being made Secretary of State for, pretty much, the same reasons as everyone else, climate change, Fossil Fuels, lack of qualifications, billionaire, suspected cronyism, environmental rape, etc. You see,…

Immigration: No One Has It Right

¬†There are two undeniable facts about immigration that many people don’t understand. While they may get one, they often ignore the other and these are; Each nation requires a secure border to prosper and advance Immigration is necessary to maintain the overall health and well-being of a society. Believe it or not, these two are…