( The following post was originally published in May 2016, But the question of what lies ahead for America still remains.)
As I sit in my “Hamshack” (office) gazing out at a beautiful spring day in the Ozarks, I’m reminded of how fortunate we are as Americans. Then, as my eye is drawn to the ticker of news at the bottom of my TV screen, my pleasant reverie is quickly gone!
Most of the news is so terrible that we become immune to it.
“50 Christians beheaded by ISIS”
“Suicide bomber kills 20”
“Russian fighters buzzing US Navy ships”
“Borders ignored daily by waves of immigrants”
I’m just numb. And that doesn’t even begin to cover the horror of watching our nation being pillaged by self-serving politicians, our Constitution being systematically rewritten, our freedom to live our life as we wish being constantly stripped away if you are a Christian and not gay, our military left a fragmented ghost of itself, and insane environmentalists who think we should go back to a pre-industrial society.
It just goes on and on, ad nauseum!
There is no unbiased news left in this country. Every channel spins… Continue reading
Why We Declared Independence.
On July 4th, 1776 The 13 Colonies declared Independence from England. They did it because they were tired of being taxed into ruin, yet having no say in how those funds were spent, being told how they could worship, dealing with an oppressive government that could do anything to anyone without accountability, and most of all, because they were tired of the government taking away their freedom, their dignity, and their right to defend themselves! Because of the courage of The Founding Fathers, and the Constitution they carefully crafted, America has been the shining light of equality and freedom for the world for 240 years!
Today, the Constitution is under direct attack by the very people elected to defend it. Our rights are being eroded a little more each day. Our leaders are corrupt, and have completely lost touch with “We The People”. There are so many scandals involving our highest politicians that it’s impossible to keep track of them all. Other than The Bill of Rights there has not been a single amendment to the Constitution made that has increased the freedom or rights of individual Americans. Ever. Every single amendment has… Continue reading
We here at Real Earth Solutions want to thank all of our veterans, both fallen, injured and missing for their sacrifices for our country. We know that if not for your courage and dedication, we would not be able to write these words today.
And as proud veterans, and the parents of three servicemen, we want to thank all of our servicemen, both past and present for your contributions, as well.
God bless all of you, and God bless America, the greatest country in the recorded history of man!