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The Intolerant and Bigoted Views of the Tolerant Diverse Generation

As all two of my readers know, I am a 40-something year old college student. As you two may also know, I am a conservative. Notice I did not say Republican even though I have always voted Republican. Because of this I have a tendency to not quite fit in with the average college student. I don’t mind. No really, I don’t mind not fitting in.

It has never hampered me. I am usually referred to as that angry old-guy. Or that scary old-guy. I don’t mind.  Continue reading

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Understanding the Average Conservative

Hi.

In this exciting political season, people are making crazy assumptions and wild accusations. The candidates are acting crazy too! However, I was talking about the average social media warrior out there that makes these fantastic claims about things that, let’s be honest, they really don’t know.

As a decent, upstanding citizen I feel it is my right to enlighten a few people out there what the average conservative in America is like. I do not pretend to understand the average liberal, because I am not one. Therefore, I also do not make wild accusations about them or their beliefs. I do know that I disagree with many of their stated ideological stances on many subjects. However, I truly believe if many of them knew what a typical conservative was like (and ignored the social media stereotype) we might all be closer as people. Continue reading


Respect

I had an interesting revelation earlier today. I was perusing author blogs and various Twitter accounts and I saw a common trend mentioned a few times that angered me. I saw various people with comments such as. “trying to earn respect” or “searching for respect.”

Ummm. Did I miss something? The last time I checked, respect is something you earn. You don’t ask for it! You don’t search for it and you definitely don’t beg for it!  Continue reading


Beginning on a Tuesday, starting on a Wednesday

Born on a Tuesday  Beginning college on a Tuesday meant that the first day of my MWF classes started on Wednesday. Being the first day of classes, many let out early. Not extremely early, fifteen minutes or so. Well, my first class did indeed end early so I had a few minutes to enjoy a cigarette before class. Continue reading


New Years and Resolutions

Well 2015 is drawing to a close. I probably won’t be up to see 2016 crash in because my wonderful wife is working, and it is just me and my wonderful daughter here.
I managed to make a resolution last year, and with only a few hours left I have managed to keep it all year. My resolution was to not die. To live to see 2016. I figured I could keep that one, and if I didn’t….well it wouldn’t matter to me.
For 2016 I am going to make a resolution and a challenge. Continue reading


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