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.

What Did He Just Say?

For seven years, or perhaps a bit more, we’ve listened to Barack Hussein Obama say things to us as a nation where the vast majority of people went “What did he just say?” Now I can even accept that, in … Continue reading

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Tell Me That You Love Me

Every person who enters into a relationship with another human being always wants to hear their potential partner say the words “I love you” in some form or other.  All of us do, and sadly we succumb to the temptation … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech Doesn’t Mean “Free” Speech

The phrases “free speech” and “freedom of speech” are being used over and over as if they were interchangeable.  Yet they mean utterly different things. The actual phrase “freedom of speech” is used in the First Amendment of the Constitution. … Continue reading

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A Non-Partisan Question for All the Candidates

Democrat or Republican, male or female, older or younger, none of that makes any difference in answering this crucial question. The Constitution of the United States needed only 322 words to define the job of President of the United States. … Continue reading

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I Am a Terrorist

I realized this morning, in the middle of my first cup of coffee, that I should be classified as a terrorist! I mean who knew? Thinking back, Janet Napolitano accused veterans of being potential terrorists.  I’m a veteran who spent … Continue reading

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The Real Source of ISIS Recruiting Strength

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Within mere days of the “success” of Islamic terrorists attacking civilians in the center of Paris, Barack Hussein Obama is still insisting that he has to shut down facilities located in Guantánamo Bay. He continues to insist that maintaining Guantánamo … Continue reading

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The Best is Yet to Come … of course it is

The Internet today has been simply aflame with stories and articles about the complete meltdown of sanity at Missouri University (or Mizzou if you prefer) over one of the precious students finding themselves offended by something. Sadly, however, exactly what … Continue reading

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“Cui Bono”, Mr. Trump?

Published at American Thinker on Nov. 3, 2015 For quite a while Donald Trump has been trying to dislocate his own shoulder patting himself on the back, and telling us all what a great “dealmaker” he is. Now I have … Continue reading

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Oops! I Made a Mistake

Published at Canada Free Press on October 19, 2015 Too many times our colleagues from the Progressive wing of the “Can I Be Any Stupider Party” draft and pass legislation that claims to help protect the average American.  In trying … Continue reading

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Why Do People Hate or Denigrate Columbus?

My wife and I were watching a show on the History Channel about who was really the first to discover America.  Why?  First, we both love shows that get us to think “Wow, I never knew that.”  Second, I always … Continue reading

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