I didn't fully understand what being conservative was or meant back then. But I do remember my professors telling me what I should think. I even had an English professor tell me I should have been grateful for having been assigned my term paper topic. My topic was on a black man named Arna Bontemps.
Pop Goes the Culture First published April 2015 By Rod Eccles America and the West as well as parts of Asia, such as Japan and South Korea, have a real problem on their hands. It’s a problem that is growing. But nowhere is it more glaring and out of control than in the United States. … Continue reading POP Goes The Culture
American Pride By Rod Eccles Here we are in the month of June. June represents a month of pride for many. The Islamic holiday of Ramadan is this month. This is also Gay Pride month. Rather ironic that the two would cross paths on the calendar. But, obviously Muslims and LGBTQ people are not proud … Continue reading American Pride
I am sitting on a balcony overlooking the very blue Caribbean waters on a very large ship. I am on a 7 day voyage also known as a cruise. Now I am not trying to brag, just set the tone. On this ship there are some 4,000 plus passengers. These passengers are from all around the world. I have met and spoken with folks from Canada, Barbados, France, Czech Republic, Spain, Germany and a few other places.
I ask you, when in human history has more government meant more individual freedom? Yet they tell us that those who argue for small government and more personal freedom are nothing more than bigots, racists, greedy and self centered. My mom always told me to watch out for those who accuse you of things because it means it is exactly what they really are and wish to hide.
If you ever listened to my talk show, then you will know I always tell stories of how things are. I always give real world examples via a story that connects to my main point. Its a way to help people get a visual and fully understand the topic to which I am addressing. This is no different. So read all the way through.