Recent Writings

Perspective and comments regarding current ideas and occurances in society. 

Changes in America

Changes in America

I began to notice how very major changes have been happening in America for about six decades since I was in college in the 1960s. If you are around my age, you already know, as I do, that we no longer live in the same America we lived in during the 1950s.  We should...

The Future of Farming in America

The Future of Farming in America

To a large extent unnoticed, changes have been occurring in how farming takes place, not only in America, but in many places around the world in recent years. So much land is being purchased by Bill Gates, the Chinese and others. So much more of our food is...

Future of Planet Earth

Future of Planet Earth

Our world has undergone so many changes since the end of World War II. It became divided up between the East and the West... Communism and Democracy. There was a Cold War during which wars were fought to contain the spread of Communism from China into Korea and...

Is Global Warming a Hoax?

Is Global Warming a Hoax?

When I was young in the 1950s and 1960s, I do remember a lot of discussion about dirty air and water that was a side effect of the industrial revolution and manufacturing that was taking place primarily in the United States and Western Europe at the time.  There was...

Proper Use of Capital

Proper Use of Capital

Only in a democratic country are ordinary citizens allowed to own property, accumulate wealth and accumulate and use capital. That is why capitalism was born in democratic nations. We all know that citizens of communist countries are not allowed to accumulate wealth...

Open Letter to Jay Powell

Open Letter to Jay Powell

Dear Mr. Powell, We need to reassess the status of our economy, inflation, interest rates and recession. It is true that we do not make anything in the United States anymore and therefore supply has to come from overseas. It is also true that clogs and delays in the...

Population Control

Population Control

I remember that, when I was a child, regardless of educational background, we all seemed to come to know that God created Planet Earth and later created mankind and instructed us to “increase and multiply and fill the earth”. Well, perhaps He did not mean up to nearly...

Conflict and War

Conflict and War

With the exception of 9/11, Americans have not faced actual conflict right here in our homeland since the Civil War. We have sent soldiers to fight all over the world, but it has not come home to threaten our lives and our homes. But world history is not a history of...