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.

Let’s See How Much Cry-Baby Trump Plans to Sue 100,000 People Who Insult Him

Donald Trump, the self-proclaimed, self-celebrated and self-centered candidate for President of the United States and Commander-in-Chief is apparently adding one more potential appellation to be stuck among the others.                       … Continue reading

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In 1987, one of the most charming films of all time was released. It was a fairytale, but a fairytale designed to entertain adults. “The Princess Bride” has been, and continues to be, a work that brings a smile to … Continue reading

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The First Place to Cut Spending…Easily

Originally published at Canada Free Press on August 23, 2015 If you’re at all like me, you must have said to yourself hundreds of times in your own life “I just don’t have the time to do everything. I can’t … Continue reading

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How Do You Eat an Elephant?

First off, everybody just calm down. The title does not refer to the Republican Party. It refers to one of those “Why did the chicken cross the road?”, or “Why does a fireman wear red suspenders?” type questions.  Those questions … Continue reading

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Will We See the Downfall of Both Parties?

Published at Canada Free Press on August 18, 2015 Do we have a unique chance at this crossroads in our history, the 2016 presidential elections, to see the destruction, the complete and utter destruction, of both political parties at one … Continue reading

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Just a Few Questions

After listening for several weeks now to Donald Trump’s wild claims regarding his plans, his view of the world, his incredible skills (at just about everything), I have a couple of questions that he needs to answer for me. Mr. … Continue reading

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Are You Nuts? It Depends On If A Government Shrinks Decides Whether You Are.

The deaths of nine people in the Charleston church by a young, mentally unbalanced person has led to endless political posturing trying to blame whites, Republicans, conservatives, the mentally ill, and whatever other sources of fabricated societal imperfections radical liberal … Continue reading

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From One Woman to …

A friend of mine alerted me to this short paragraph that appeared on Facebook a few days ago, and since it knocked me out with its simplicity and sincerity, I thought I’d share it. Sometimes you get a person’s unedited, … Continue reading

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What Should Really be Blamed?

We see time and again, over and over and over, aberrant behavior. People are beaten, people are robbed, people are denied their rights and equal protection under the law, poverty, hopelessness, and so on. Do these things have a common … Continue reading

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When Does Decency Triumph?

The recent Supreme Court decision announcing that same-sex marriage is a Constitutional right is now viewed in many cases as an imprimatur over all aspects of homosexual demands on the rest of society. If a same-sex couple wishes to marry, … Continue reading

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