Author Archives: Jim Yardley

About Jim Yardley

Retired after 30 years as a financial controller for a variety of manufacturing firms, a two-tour Vietnam veteran, and independent voter.

Silvio Canto, Jr. and I discuss the Clinton’s problems with politics, cash and conflicts of interest


Once again, Silvio Canto and I spent about an hour Saturday talking about how thoroughly corrupt the Clinton empire is and what some possible solutions to prevent them from regaining power in Washington. Here is the link to the show: … Continue reading

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Have You Demanded a “Right to Kill” Recently?


Published at Canada Free Press on April 24, 2015 The Cato Institute publishes a regular, and regularly interesting, newsletter called Cato at Liberty. In today’s newsletter, the institute included a piece authored by Doug Bandow, a senior fellow at the … Continue reading

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Answering Debbie Wasserman-Shultz’s Challenge


Published at Canada Free Press on April 20, 2015 Debbie Wasserman Shultz demands that anyone who questions our Dictator-in-Chief about his so called “negotiations” with Iran be prepared to offer alternatives to solve the Iran nuclear weapon problem.  Actually, considering … Continue reading

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Taking a look at ALL the GOP candidates — so far, anyway


Silvio Canto Jr. and I talked for about an hour about the sixteen or seventeen known GOP candidates (no matter how slim their chances) who have thrown their hats into the race for the the nomination for the 2016 presidential … Continue reading

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When did the word “Negotiate” become the New Synonym for “Surrender”?


Published at Canada Free Press on April 13, 2015 Being too old to have enjoyed the benefits of being educated using what is euphemistically referred to as “Common Core”, some of us might not be aware that in addition to … Continue reading

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What Exactly Does the U.N. Accomplish?


Published at Canada Free Press on April 11, 2015 To answer the title question as succinctly as possible only requires two words – Not Much. Founded in 1945 as a reaction to the incredible destruction the entire world suffered because … Continue reading

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Coming to America


Published at Canada Free Press on April 8, 2015 I heard Neil Diamond’s song “America” (which is frequently referred to as “Coming to America”) today as I was driving alone in my car.  It was released in 1980 as part … Continue reading

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Why Do They Feel Invincible?

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Published at Canada Free Press on April 4, 2015 Many of President Barack Obama’s political supporters seem to think that they are invincible. No, not just invincible politically, but their own personal safety is perceived, based on their continued support … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Silvio Canto about the Uproar in Indiana and the Latest “Pre-Almost-an-Agreement” with Iran


Once again Silvio Canto and I take a swing at trying to understand what is going on in the world around us. Today we touched on the issues surrounding the religious freedom legislation signed recently by Governor Pence and the … Continue reading

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Looking at U.S. Foreign Policy with Silvio Canto, Jr.


Once again, Silvio Canto Jr. invited me back on his show to look at a range of issues, the most prominent being the Obama Administrations actions in foreign affairs. You can listen to the entire show on line by going … Continue reading

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