This was inspired by a Hallmark Shoebox Christmas Card…

You know Dasher, six others, and Blitzen
Probably fraud Rudolph with nose a glitzen
But do you know the scariest reindeer of all
It is Hacker, whose efforts many might appall

New to Santa’s crew with skills of our new day
Hacker…

It is amazing that persons like Lauren Boebert are permitted to disgrace the halls of Congress in her on-going campaign to demonstrate her ignorance, hate, and–I would suggest–fear of things she does not truly understand. Her presence in Congress is a stain on our nation.

Today’s suggestion that another member…

Fifth Letter

Regarding the Texas Attorney General’s effort to negate the presidential voting in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin or about 21 million votes, 17 other states and over 100 republican members of the House have joined the suit. …

October 12, 2020 - 2032 EDT

Have you heard about the RNC and state republican committees purchasing ballot drop-boxes in several states and placing them in front of churches and various other places? These are completely unauthorized devices. The effort was revealed in California. People have been using them. …

Sep 9, 2020

Just heard 45 use that term in justifying the appointment of judges that he thinks are the proper people for the job. They are all right-thinking ideologues. Funny thing is, 45 doesn’t choose them, he forwards — often without any personal knowledge — names that satisfy some…

Sep 28, 2020

In his book Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein–a Naval Academy graduate and serving naval officer before contracting tuberculosis in Asia–espoused ideas of what it took to be a citizen. In his book’s scenario, persons born in the federation were not citizens… they had to earn it. …

Sep 16, 2020

It is1746, Sep 16, 2020, listening to the presidential press conference. Trump threatened the use of federal forces to put down any demonstrations on election day evening as insurrection. He claims that the Dems are at fault, that Dems know more about voter fraud than any one.

Aug 28, 2020

Concerns for my country

At this moment in time, I am so concerned about the fate of the United States that words almost fail me. There are those who are demonized for caring about people, demonized for wanting justice for all citizens regardless of anything that makes…

Sept 24, 2020

State of the Nation and interim, revised Pledge of Allegiance

My faith in the concept and potential of my country remains in tact despite its exceedingly fragile nature revealed in the past four years. Principles count not wealth. The United States is worth defending. We are on…

Watching the opening discussions of procedures in the Impeachment Trial of Donald John Trump bring to mind Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. With all apologies to President Lincoln, I paraphrase:

“Three years and one day ago our electorate inaugurated, on this continent, a new President, conceived by a tainted election and…

bill reed

Interesting life. Eclectic experience. Reasonable education. Awesome family. Lived behind the veil. Think critically, rigorously. Have a discerning heart. Love!

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