Author Archives: drrik

About drrik

3rd career and 2nd childhood. Spends spare time repairing old things. Aspires to burn more gasoline, gunpowder, and ink in pursuit of slowing down. Child of the 60s and aspiring student of history. No desire to see us repeat the failed social experiments that keep failing for lack of human beings that meet the left wing standards and have to be killed off. Did engineering long enough to realize that very little is new and the wheel does not need to be reinvented.

Who owns Israel?

Think the Israel thing was started in about 1100 BC. Then the Assyrians took over in 722 BC. Then the Babylonians in 586 BC. Then the Persians. Then a lot if little Greek cult types. Then the Romans in 63 … Continue reading

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Patrick Henry argued AGAINST this Constitution (too weak)

Besides the expenses of maintaining the Senate and other House in as much splendor as they please, there is to be a great and mighty President, with very extensive powers; the powers of a King: He is to be supported … Continue reading

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Keep the rabble complacent until it’s too late

Since the government is going to print money to make up for where they spend more than they can collect and borrow, ANYWAY. And since we are on track for hyperinflation and currency collapse, ANYWAY. And since no one in … Continue reading

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Do as we say

The US government’s laissez-faire attitude towards the corporate cartel-state, out-running and out-gunning the elected representatives of the people in Mexico and Central America, had lead to all of those families paying their life savings to smuggle their children here to … Continue reading

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The illusion of no choice

The problem here is that the English language is not specific.  It uses terms that people use even though they do not truly understand what they are identifying with.  For example, the term “liberal”.  This has been usurped by the … Continue reading

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Just a hater would point out the discrepancy

Obama says there’s too much income disparity.  Wonder how many iPads Steve Jobs would have manufactured if he was earning $7.25 an hour? Must be a hater to point out this discrepancy. Or a hypocrit to ignore it.

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Pearls before swine

At Harvard and Stanford, historians are putting together ground – breaking research on just how Benjamin Franklin made intellectual connections with other prominent intellectuals to become one of the preeminent thinkers and inventors of his day.  Ground – breaking on … Continue reading

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