Tags » Abraham Lincoln

My commencement speech to the graduating class of Basis Chandler

On May 23, 2017 I delivered this commencement speech to the graduating class of  Basis Chandler, a charter school populated by impressively high achieving students. It is a speech specifically geared to that graduating class, but I hope there may be a few provocative thoughts for all. 988 more words


Color Coding in Trump Land

Many criticize the Trump White House as disorganized. Trump Land is already using the following color coding scheme they seem to have developed; they should make it public so that the public can see how they treat their friends and not-friends.

Click the image to expand.


The Battle of Winchester

May 25, 1862 – Confederates won a tremendous victory to gain control of most of the Shenandoah Valley and make the name “Stonewall” a legend in the South. 704 more words


Imagine... no PC

The song Imagine was one of John Lennon’s most popular and continues to resonate with people of all ages today. It has a nice soothing tune and is relaxing and Lennon seems to be calling his listeners to a higher purpose. 372 more words


I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

~Abraham Lincoln

A Trip to the Library

I’m sitting on the floor, deeply engrossed in a book on Witchcraft.  The city library will be closing in 20 minutes.  I need to hurry. 414 more words