RJ's Corner

Who Are The GOP Kidding….

Compassion And The GOP….

I admit I have only been keeping half an eye open of all this garbage going on with the shut-down and default threats  made by the Republicans in congress. One thing I have been watching is to see… Read More

With Teeth & Compassion….

“Can we make legislation with enough teeth in them for conservatives and compassion for liberals?” I heard the above phrase, or at least something close to it, from a news commentator recently. I wish I could cite the… Read More

Being Broad Minded….

Nothing makes a man broad-minded like adversity  –  Will Rogers I can certainly understand this quote from Will. The adversity in my life, although coming more frequently than I would like, has certainly made me more broad-minded. Coming… Read More

Is the Republican Party Insuring Its Own Demise??

Is the Republican Party insuring its own demise by it continuing to focus on a narrower and narrower core group.  I want to believe this is the case as the alternative is that we as a country are… Read More

All I Know — And Then There is…

Let me bring up the same Lincoln quote that I used yesterday but this time for another purpose: Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln I… Read More

Being Compassionate is "Brain Surgery"…

This is going to be one of my “deep” posts so hang in there. You won’t find much humor in it but hopefully you will find something to think about. What does it take for a person to… Read More

America's Number One Export? – Part 4

This is the final post on looking for the U.S. number one export.  Maybe I am just an idealistic dreamer but I am hoping that this one is our actual number one export. Is there a commodity that… Read More

Me, Me, Me…..

I have been trying to study up on this new political group who call themselves the Tea Party.  They seem to be against almost everything. But one thing they are obviously not against is “Me”.  They talk about… Read More

Personal Adversity Makes Us Stronger or…

OK, first let me start out by completing the title message. Personal adversity makes us stronger or breaks us. As I mentioned a few posts ago I went deaf about twenty years ago and have consequently faced my… Read More


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