Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Random Thoughts for October, 2022


Random Thoughts for October, 2022

Robert A. Hall

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Health Update: nothing new, thank God.


Sorry this is late. Been slammed lately.


Met a guy at a dog park who works for as non-profit criminal justice organization. They take guys headed for jail and put them in their residential program. He said that over 50% offend again in a month. (My wife says it was a year.) I told him I’m starting a similar non-profit with a 100% success rate. You bring the criminal to me and I shoot him.


Summer’s gone, but this year it didn’t disappoint. It was a lovely summer. I like autumn, which has been nice so far,  but could do without November – March.


Started my new PT job teaching kids chess after school. So far have taught three classes. I like it. Age 5 to 12.


Don’t ‘Follow the Science.’ ‘Follow the Science Research Funders.’


“You’re not the dumbest person on the planet, but you better hope he doesn’t die.” ~ From MeWe.


There’s a difference between bravery and braggadocio.


The fascist Biden has now called many of us semi-fascists.


Republicans complain that Biden spends half his time on vacation. I wish it was 100%.


"Pacifism is a shifty doctrine under which a man accepts the benefits of the social group without being willing to pay-and claims a halo for his dishonesty."  ~ Robert Heinlein


“The people who want you banned from social media for your opinions and fired for not taking a shot want you to know they are vehemently against fascism.” ~ Blaire White


“What’s the difference between California and the Titanic? The Titanic had its lights on when it sank.” ~ from


The Mafia Crime Family makes you an offer you can’t refuse. The Biden Crime Family makes you an offer you can’t understand.


“CRT means winners are losers.” ~ Rev. Alison Bucklin


There is a price for telling the truth. Pay it.


“In time like these, the minds of men are made dizzy and their imaginations are wrought up to a frenzy by the whirl of events.” ~ US Attorney General Edward Bates, 1864.


“The people who truly care about you won’t have to tell you. They’ll show you.” ~ From


I’m picky abut music. I feel it should be an improvement on silence. A lot of what passes for music today isn’t.


My wife was gifted a drink cozy from the waterloo, WI Wiener Festival. It reads, “It’s not a party until the wiener comes out!”


“The ‘Silent Majority’ Matters More If It’s a Voting Majority.” ~ Jim Geraghty


The stock market had the worst first half in 70 years. Interest rates are now at the highest level in a decade.” ~ The guy who manages my dwindling IRA.


Saw a picture of a cargo ship out of Hong Kong named, “Titan Uranus.”


“It’s the people who almost decided to live in glass houses who throw the first stones.” ~ Mistakes were made (but not by me) (Good book.)


I hear the membership of the Third Marine Division Association voted overwhelmingly to move their next convention from Chicago to Washington, DC. Wonder why?


“Trying to educate a bigot is like shining a light in the pupil of an eye. It contracts.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Civil War vet and famous jurist.


“A great Nation is like a great man. When he makes a mistake, he realizes it. Having realized it, he admits it. Having admitted it, he correct it. He considers those who point out his faults as his most benevolent teachers.” ~ Lao Tzu, 2500 years ago.


“I grew up eating what was on my plate and wearing what my parents could afford. That’s how I learned to be grateful and appreciative.” ~ From


“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ~ John Bunyan


“I am old enough to tell the truth. It’s one of the privileges of age.” ~ George Clemenceau


“Thankfully, perseverance is a great substitute for talent.”  ~ Steve Martin. (and also for intellect, I have found. ~ Bob)


“Every successful revolution puts on, in time, the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.” ~ Barbara Tuchman


“You can pray all you want, but eventually David had to pick up a stone and act against Goliath.” ~ from


“Whenever things are going along well, bad news is dialing your number.” ~ Steve Levi, “The case of the vagrant tattoo.”


North Korea is socialist. South Korea is capitalist. Where would you rather live?


“The heaviest restrictions upon the freedom of  public opinion is not the official censorship of the press but the unofficial censorship by a press which exists not so much to express opinion as the manufacture it.” ~ Dorothy L. Sayers.


I’m worried about the elections. I’m sure all the pregnant men will vote Democrat.


Great revolutions for positive change are always about new and meaningful democratic ideas that enhance and enrich the people as a whole, not to enrich, promote or to place any single individual into a position of power.”  ~ Bill Fearn, high school friend.


Inflation is the price we pay for people voting for Biden. It will get worse.


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Robert A. Hall is a Marine Vietnam Veteran who served five terms in the Massachusetts State Senate. He is the author of The Coming Collapse of the American Republic. For a free PDF of Collapse, e-mail him at tartanmarine(at) Hall’s other books are listed here:

His blog of political news and conservative comment is He currently volunteers as a writer-editor in the My Life, My Story program as the Madison VA hospital, interviewing vets and writing up their life histories.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

They’re Redistributing Wealth, Not Fighting Inflation

They’re Redistributing Wealth, Not Fighting Inflation

Daniel Greenfield September 25, 2022


Biden threw a party to celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act on the White House South Lawn even as the latest figures showed that core inflation has continued to rise. Grocery prices had the steepest increase since 1979. Rent prices shot up again and medical costs are escalating.

New York State Announces it Will Ban Gasoline Cars

 New York State Announces it Will Ban Gasoline Cars

Wednesday, September 28, 2022





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