Author: tammie

"WHAT I'VE FOUND IN MY RESEARCH IS THAT REALISM, SELF HONESTY, ARE THE ANTIDOTE TO EGO, HUBRIS, AND DELUSION. Ryan Holiday   I just cannot stand to watch the hubris of Congressional testimony. I do not need commentators to realize that our nation has been sold. Those upholding the...

"A TIME IS COMING WHEN MEN WILL GO MAD, AND WHEN THEY SEE SOMEONE WHO IS NOT MAD, THEY WILL ATTACK HIM SAYING "YOU ARE MAD; YOU ARE NOT LIKE US." St. Anthony the Great   The one thing I have tried to do when I sit down to write this...

"THE WORST EVILS WHICH MANKIND HAS EVER HAD TO ENDURE WERE INFLICTED BY BAD GOVERNMENTS." Ludwig von Mises   The West is burning up. There are multiple stories written and reported about the tragedies that seem to grow worse every year. Millions of acres burn up, trillions of board...

"FOR EVERYONE WHO EXALTS HIMSELF WILL BE HUMBLED, AND EVERYONE WHO HUMBLES HIMSELF WILL BE EXALTED." Jesus Christ   The brown enveloped came from the Rural Messenger. Inside was a letter that came to the office from a loyal reader. The note was one of those that always...

"UNDER THE CONSTITUTION, GIVING 'AID AND COMFORT' TO THE ENEMY CAN LEAD TO A CHARGE OF TREASON." Walter Cronkite   Those of us who are old enough to have seen the film of our helicopters flying out our embassy staff and others who helped us during the Vietnam War...

"OLD AGE COMES ON SUDDENLY AND NOT GRADUALLY AS IS THOUGHT." Emily Dickenson   Just because I have a dozen things wrong with me and that I have reached that magic age of Social Security, does not mean I am old! Even though I don't understand the desire...

BE ORIGINAL; DON'T BE SCARED OF BEING BOLD! Ed Sheeran   Since I don't use Twitter I don't worry about being cancelled. I do use Faceplant to keep in touch with friends and promote my writing. So Her' Zuckerberg may jail me for this. I know my uber-liberal...

I AM GETTING TOO OLD FOR THIS!   It started fifteen years and eleven months ago. We had started building the Ranch house and Bunkhouse up on a hill of what became the Wildfire Ranch. Our home and business sold so quick that we had moved into...

"A TRULY AMERICAN SENTIMENT RECOGNIZES THE DIGNITY OF LABOR AND THE FACT THAT HONOR LIES IN HONEST TOIL." Grover Cleveland All through the years of music trends and fads those in the music business will tell you that Wichita Kansas is a giant in the Country and Western...

FRUSTRATION RUNS DEEP WHEN DOING THE RIGHT THING IS IGNORED!   I have written about GAMBLE CHALK ONE in the past. In 1953 the US Army decided to have two military transports loaded with men and equipment fly at night under blizzard conditions in Alaska. Trouble was...