I am 47 years old, living in the Pacific Northwest. I grew up in Kennewick, Boise, and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. I have lived in every major US city. I am a gunsmith, artist, writer, musician, farmer, ordained minister, and political blogger. Former truck driver, shrimper, logger, and Navy guy.
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
“When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.” Thomas Jefferson.
Those who would sacrifice liberty for a temporary convenience deserve neither. Ben Franklin
The heart of the wise inclines to the Right, but the heart of the fool to the Left. Ecclesiastes 10:2 (the Bible)
I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat vegetables. Damon
My beliefs are born from pain, not politics. Damon
While all ideas have a right to be heard, none has an automatic right to be respected. Pat BuchananSince the 1980s there has been a great increase in the right to behave badly and an equal decrease in the freedom to behave normally
When you lose, don't lose the lesson.If you need to bring in a business partner, make sure your partner brings along some money.Remember that what's right isn't always popular, and what is popular isn't always right.Politics is too important to be left to the politicians.Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Coach Lou HoltzIf you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything. Unknown AuthorOne man with courage is a majority. Andrew JacksonNo one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor RooseveltIt's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. Roy DisneyChoose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. ConfuciousDo unto others as you would have them do unto you. Jesus ChristThe opposite of love is not hate. It is indifference.