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Life happens

I think one of the most important lessons I’ve learned in 62 years is that no matter what you plan for things are going to happen and very often out of your control they’re going to push you into a different direction.

I once listed all the different…

The Saturday before Labor Day this year I had a cycling accident and broke my left wrist. The cast the doctor put on didn’t even allow my fingers to touch my thumb much less type effectively on the keyboard. …

Ayn Rand’s epic novel Atlas Shrugged tell us a story of captains and giants of industry (so-called job creators) quitting their positions and disappearing leaving society To disintegrate behind them as they Retreat to a secret gulch in Colorado to build their new idyllic Society.

These characters are the Atlas…

So I’ve been in China two weeks and was finally able to acquire a bicycle. I had a bit of trepidation because traffic here is nuts and I considered most riding opportunities dangerous.

The bike I borrowed is a Giant mountain bike. Most bikes here are mountain bikes. I see…

After 10 years I finally got around to watching the movie Touchback

I’d always been meaning to watch it because my first notice of the movie wasin the year 2010. We were living on a house in Grandville on a dead end street and that particular day I had to…

On Medium, where I write some articles, I follow Dr. Michael Busler, who is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax. I follow to rebut his points. As you can see from his media…

Let us review some of the changes

First- all of you bitching about “what is wrong with showing ID” need to shut up- ID is already required. An individual who does not provide identification for election purposes is issued a provisional ballot.

1. Instead of merely asking for ID, now…

Whitmer vetoed HB 4837, HB 4838, HB 4528 and HB 4492.

In the wake of the 2020 election and the assertions by Republicans there was widespread voter fraud and that the election was stolen from Donald Trump, Michigan Republican legislators put together several bills of which four reached the governor’s…

dennisbmurphy

Cyclist, runner. Backpacking, kayaking. .Enjoy travel, love reading history. Congressional candidate in 2016. Anti-facist. Home chef.

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