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"BY ITS NATURE, GOVERNMENT AND TAXES ARE NOT VOLUNTARY. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS ARE VIOLENT AND COERCIVE, AND THEFT AS WELL." Jeff Berwick   The amount that Mr. Bloomberg spent on his run to buy the presidency was around $550,000,000. Seeing as how there are 330,000,000 of us citizens, he...

"THERE IS NO WEEK NOR DAY NOR HOUR WHEN TYRANNY MAY NOT ENTER UPON THIS COUNTRY, IF THE PEOPLE LOSE THEIR ROUGHNESS AND SPIRIT OF DEFIANCE!" Walt Whitman   As the Admiral Yamamato stated upon the completion of the attack on Pearl Harbor, "I believe all we have done is...

"GROWING OLD IS MANDATORY, GROWING UP IS OPTIONAL." Roger's philosophy   I am writing this the evening before my 65th birthday. I guess everyone has an age that a lot of reality slaps them in the face. Good thing I had my own party when I turned 60. We...

"WE CAN EASILY FORGIVE A CHILD WHO IS AFRAID OF THE DARK; THE TRAGEDY OF  OF LIFE IS WHEN MEN ARE AFRAID OF THE LIGHT." Plato We do live in strange times. There is a fear that has come with the virus that is but a reflection of what has...

"SOME PEOPLE DIE AT 25 AND AREN'T BURIED UNTIL 75." Benjamin Franklin   I wonder a lot how people who have no faith deal with the recent pandemic. The die was set when we were born and there is a one hundred percent chance of dying. We just don't...

"IF THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS TAKEN AWAY THEN DUMB AND SILENT WE MAY BE LED LIKE SHEEP TO THE SLAUGHTER." George Washington   So if you were faced with the loss of freedom of speech how would you respond? Would you knuckle under and let yourself be trampled on...

"THE EMPIRES OF THE FUTURE ARE THE EMPIRES OF THE MIND." Winston Churchill You know that Marci Penner and the folks at the Kansas Sampler Foundation are always working on the health of the rural economy and working for the future. They have a long list of success...

"IT'S GOING TO BE A SEASON WITH LOTS OF ACCIDENTS, AN I'LL RISK SAYING THAT WE'LL BE LUCKY IF SOMETHING REALLY SERIOUS  DOESN'T HAPPEN." Ayrton Senna   I want to get you to put aside the feelings you have for my opinions that I expand on in this column. This is...

"WE HAVE THE BEST GOVERNMENT THAT MONEY CAN BUY." Mark Twain   With all of the division and in fighting in the Legislature there is finally an issue that should get one hundred percent approval. If they will just do it! All of these years I have been under the...

"HUMOR IS MANKIND'S GREATEST BLESSING."   Mark Twain   This weekend was one that I will be laughing at for some time. It is so true that today's liberal has lost any sense of humor that they might have possessed. The only thing that they seem to laugh at...