Liberals in the Modern Economy

Some recent commentary about leftist opposition to the emerging economy: The sharing economy tends to do an end run around regulators, and to challenge entrenched business interests that benefit from a cozy relationship with government. It upsets everything if Airbnb

Study of Cucumber Plants – Part 2

I previously observed the growth of cucumbers from plants growing along the ground versus those hanging from vertical vines… This posting is a photographic survey of some 20 cucumber plants that I developed from seed (note: cucumber plants, similar to most

Meeting Satan

A few minutes before the church services started, the congregation was sitting in their pews and talking. Suddenly, Satan appeared at the front of the church.  Everyone started screaming and running for the front entrance, trampling each other in a

What’s Different from Left to Right?

From Dennis Prager: Without the belief in an ever-expanding state, there is no Left. Without a belief in limited government, there is no conservatism. Moreover, understanding this difference is essentially all people should have to know in order to determine

Others Now Admit Obama is a Marxist

I know someone that’s been calling Obama the ‘Manchurian Marxist Moslem‘ for more than six years.  It appears that others are finally catching up: While pretending he’s not a Marxist, Barack Obama has been able to slip a radical socialist

Have we had Enough?

An insightful commentary from Victor Davis Hanson where he predicts a great push-back across the globe: Europe and the United States are seeing glimpses of the ultimate leftist trajectory — a mixture of Greece and Detroit, de facto non-enforcement of

Weekend Bicyling Tour

I got in 50 miles of cycling over the weekend through fairly scenic routes around Dayton. I even acted as a tour guide for brother Ronn and members of the ‘Cincinnati Bicycling Club’.   As you can see from the

USA Independence Day

Happy 4th of July… Some tidbits from StrangeCosmos for your celebration: Fifty-six individuals from each of the original 13 colonies signed the Declaration of Independence. Pennsylvania sent nine delegates for the signing, while Rhode Island, the smallest colony, sent only

What Does the UN Represent?

Clarity from Ted Cruz: There is no equivalency between Israel’s right to self-defense and Hamas’ genocidal aggression against the Jewish people… There is no equivalence between Israel’s extraordinary efforts to protect civilians and Hamas’ use of the Palestinian people as human