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.

A Circular Firing Squad Isn’t Just a Joke


The GOP does more than simply aid and abet Democrats desire to destroy America. It appears the GOP is even more dedicated to destroying themselves. Let’s face it, there really are sixteen Republicans angling for the nomination of their party: … Continue reading

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Testing Positive for Stupid


This article was published on PJMedia over five years ago, but I ran across it again in my files, and thought it still applied to America’s situation.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ My son and his wife just had their first child, and … Continue reading

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Speaking Whose Truth?


Published on 6/15/15 at Canada Free Press          The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that                         of educating people to … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts


Published at Canada Free Press on June 11, 2015 Frequently I make notes to myself about something that I think would be good for a future article.  Even more frequently I conclude that there is no way trying to fill … Continue reading

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Is the US more or less respected under President Obama?


Is the US more or less respected under President Obama?  That is the very question that Silvio Canto and I discussed today on his radio show. Here is the link to the recording of the show, and as always your … Continue reading

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Is this Your Country?


As we enter another election cycle for 2016, we will hear millions, if not billions of words coming out of the mouths of candidates and from thousands of politicians from every political subgroup. From Progressives, Socialists and Democrats to Republicans, … Continue reading

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Protecting Thought or Paychecks?


Published at Canada Free Press on May,22 2015 I spent yesterday evening driving to our local high school, which is the polling place for any votes that relate to membership on the local school board. Equally important, but much more … Continue reading

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Recognizing Cowardice


Too many people in this nation, and around the world in other nations, refuse to look a problem in the eye and call it out for what it is.  Bill Whittle has a gift that has been given to few. … Continue reading

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Life Gets Better with Age


An old friend always seems to have an endless stream of jokes, so this one surprised me.  Truth, or maybe I should say  TRUTH, doesn’t always come wrapped in a PhD, or is pronounced from a pulpit or from the … 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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