My Conservatism (and the Need to Learn More About It)

  I write today because, as many times before, I desire to ask a question to help with my growth as a thinker and writer.  But I will not get to the question until the end of this post.  The more that I have come to accept being a conservative individual, the more I desireContinue reading “My Conservatism (and the Need to Learn More About It)”

New Jersey Teacher Blunder Causes Premature Protest

(Photo via Mike Curley, Jr. (Twitter)) Schools should be places where the attainment of knowledge and the love for it is nurtured unto no end.  Students should be seen as sponges that can soak up all that they hear and see within a classroom.  Now, one must not be naive about the difficulty of any teacher’sContinue reading “New Jersey Teacher Blunder Causes Premature Protest”

The Difficulty with Becoming an #Orthodox #Christian

(Photo from https://tinybuddha.com/blog/when-we-hold-onto-relationships-that-hurt-us/) In the past year, my interest in the Orthodox Christian Church turned from an interest to an outright love.  Although I am just a catechumen with much more to learn and understand, it has been a blessing to me to participate in and attend the Divine Liturgies.  It has been a call toContinue reading “The Difficulty with Becoming an #Orthodox #Christian”

Ep. 59 – Pardes Seleh Interview – Censorship, Free Speech, Trump’s Condolences, and Foreign Policy

Next on Thinking It Through:  I had the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Pardes Seleh.  We had a wonderful conversation on censorship, free speech and Richard Spencer, Trump’s condolences to a Gold Star family and Rep. Frederica Wilson’s reaction, and Trump’s interactions with Iran and North Korea. 00:00 – 04:05 = Introduction / Who isContinue reading “Ep. 59 – Pardes Seleh Interview – Censorship, Free Speech, Trump’s Condolences, and Foreign Policy”

Trump Could Hurt Foreign Relations with His Tweets

(Photo via http://www.local8now.com/content/news/Analyzing-President-Donald-Trumps-Twitter–413971043.html / Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0) Back in 2016, when President Trump was the GOP presidential nominee, then eventually elected to be the 45th president of the United States, I was not overly dramatic about where his presidency could take this country.  Of course, since January of this year, it has been quiteContinue reading “Trump Could Hurt Foreign Relations with His Tweets”

Ep. 58 – @archer_myles Interview – #GunControl & #ObamaCare Discussion

Next on Thinking It Through: I converse with Archer Myles about gun control and Trump ending illegal ObamaCare subsidies to insurers.  You will learn why we don’t show his face or use his real name during the episode. 00:00 – 03:33 = Introduction of “Archer Myles” 03:34 – 07:16 = Being conservative and issues withContinue reading “Ep. 58 – @archer_myles Interview – #GunControl & #ObamaCare Discussion”

Monday, October 9, 2017 – I Read My Piece – “Piers Morgan Makes Some Valid Points About The Confusing Politics Of The N-Word” – to a Class of College Students

Today, I had the pleasure of reading my piece (that was published on The Federalist website) – “Piers Morgan Makes Some Valid Points About The Confusing Politics Of The N-Word” – to a class of college students.  The professor is a friend of mine and it just so happens that his class was touching onContinue reading “Monday, October 9, 2017 – I Read My Piece – “Piers Morgan Makes Some Valid Points About The Confusing Politics Of The N-Word” – to a Class of College Students”

Ep. 57 – Paul Scheeser Interview – #Conservative, #FreeSpeech, & #GunControl

Next on Thinking It Through: I conversed with my brother and friend, Paul Scheeser, about being a conservative, Cam Newton’s free speech (and the cost he paid), and issues with gun control. 00:00 – 01:15 = Two Good Cocoa (Commercial) 01:16 – 04:11 = Introduction of Paul Scheeser 04:12 – 10:43 = Paul’s conservatism 10:44 –Continue reading “Ep. 57 – Paul Scheeser Interview – #Conservative, #FreeSpeech, & #GunControl”

Hindsight is 20/20 (Being Healthy is Better Than Being “Body Positive” for Me)

As a much younger man, I smoked a bit, drank enough, and rarely, if ever, stepped a foot inside of a gym.  Although as a child, I enjoyed running outside like many children and enjoyed working out with weights as a teenager, most people would never call me athletic.  It may be an odd thing:Continue reading “Hindsight is 20/20 (Being Healthy is Better Than Being “Body Positive” for Me)”

Ep. 56 – Megan McClain (@TheMeganMcClain) Interview – “The #Art of #Impression” / @MomFailPodcast / @ImpressObsess / @nkdsalesguy /

Next on Thinking It Through: I decided to switch it up this week and take a break from politics and other controversial news.  I conversed with Megan McClain, formerly Megan Waddell, and she educates me on the art of the impression. 00:00 – 06:37 = Introduction / Update on Megan McClain (On Podcasts and Business)Continue reading “Ep. 56 – Megan McClain (@TheMeganMcClain) Interview – “The #Art of #Impression” / @MomFailPodcast / @ImpressObsess / @nkdsalesguy /”