(You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours).
According to Merriam-Webster: “rec·i·proc·i·ty,” A reciprocal relationship.
It has always been my understanding that America was and is, a nation about freedom and opportunity, albeit sadly, it is not a Nation about equality.
According to Webster: “e·qual,” (in context) Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another; as well as having the same privileges, status, or rights.
Congress has been passing legislation, ..and/or, (laws) ..to establish equality for more than 200 years, nevertheless, (at least in my humble opinion), new Homo sapiens are joining the human race the same way they have since the beginning of time. Children come in all colors, sizes and shapes, …
..myself, I arrived in a wrinkled pink skin weighing less than 5 pounds,
..but did I cry foul?
At 16, ..when I got my drivers license, the statistics listed beneath my name read: “Ht. 6’4” – Wt. 175 – Eyes, Blue, Hair color – Blond.
My hair was actually a reddish sandy blond, ..albeit as DMV employees are not famous for their concern, and “sandy” isn’t a legitimate color, I swaggered out of the DMV as a blond.
Question: What’s the difference between a blonde and a blond?
The (words) both comes to English from French, where they have (masculine and feminine) forms. As English nouns, the (words) have retained both forms; …
..thus, a “blond” is a fair-haired male,
…and a “blonde” is a fair-haired female.
Not that standing six foot four with blue eyes and blond hair set me apart in the “Department of Motor Vehicles” eyes, it was definitely an advantage at social gatherings.
After a brief search in all the good places to search, ..I was forced to conclude that the origin for the phrase…
Which of course is nothing to fret about because with proper effort and an optimistic attitude..
Albeit, with an ill-conceived upbringing, life can be both tragic and disastrous.
I was raised by two responsible loving parents who remained together for more than 60 years. I was fortunate to have four brothers and a sister, all individual in their pursuits. Thus one could expound that I grew up in a kaleidoscope environment, which, (at least in my humble opinion) doesn’t get any better.
Had my parents operated a zoo, my eldest brother would have been a (Peacock), ..my second eldest brother would have been a (dolphin/Eagle), ..at least (in his own) mind… As for myself, I was a, (teddy bear on steroids), ..while my sister was (to survive five brothers) ..a (gerbil/grizzly bear). My younger brothers, the first, ..is a mix of Paul Bunyan and Babe, his Blue Ox, while my youngest, and/or, baby brother, although not a mystery, he is definitely an enigma.
According to Webster: “e·nig·ma,” One that is puzzling, or inexplicable.
It was great growing up in a large family, ..as never a day passed without learning or experiencing something new, “different” and amazing.
According to Webster: “dif·fer·ent,” Unlike in form, quality, amount, or nature.
Can you imagine how boring life would be if everything and everyone was exactly the same?
Socialism in its “doctrine” dictates (equality), ..in practice, not so much.
According to Webster: “so·cial·ism,” (in context), 1. A social system in which the means of producing and distributing goods are owned collectively and political power is exercised by the whole community.
2. The building of the material base for communism under the dictatorship of the proletariat in Marxist-Leninist theory.
According to Webster: “doc·trine,” A rule or principle of law.
According to Webster: “e·qual·i·ty,” The state or quality of being equal.
Nor do Barack Obama’s…
Although I have previously explained in many offerings that the United States of America (is) a Democratic Republic, ..a form of government that by the “mandates” of our founding fathers and the Constitution they penned and ratified, ..both the (President) and the (Congress) ..are “bound by law” to provide for the well-being of “America” (the nation) ..above and beyond all other considerations.
According to Webster: tyr·an·ny,” (in context) Authority adjudicated unjustly.
Nowhere in the “Declaration of Independence,” ..or in the “Constitution of the United States,” ..or in the “Federalist Papers” is there any mention of the “Federal Government” providing (universal healthcare) ..affordable or otherwise.
The U.S. Constitution (offers) the opportunity to pursue life liberty and happiness.
Obamacare does not promote “Life, ..Liberity, ..or Happiness!
In a free society, (at least in my opinion), the authority should not (mandate), ..and/or, (force) ..a citizen to purchase (goods and services) ..he or she doesn’t need or doesn’t want.
Question: Will those who adhere to Christian science receive exemptions from Obamacare?
Not speaking for anyone except myself, I attach no value for myself or for my neighbors in being their keepers.
If my brother never learns to hunt – he will never know who he is, ..or be of value to himself.
According to Webster: “de·pend·ence,” (in context) The state of being influenced, or controlled by someone else.
Question: So how do “responsible,” ..”self-reliant” Americans combat Barack Obama’s intrusion into our lives?
According to Webster: “jus·tice,” (in context) Upholding of what is just and fair.
Truth forges understanding, I’ll be back tomorrow