Have we forgotten the lessons of 1620?

My 13th great grandfather was William Bradford, co writer of the Mayflower Compact and eventual leader of the Pilgrims who came to America on the Mayflower in 1620. There were some 102 passengers and about 30 crewmen on that ship that braved horrible weather, disease, and other hardships to come to this new place that …

The Farm Chronicles: The old brown snowsuit

If you grew up in the Northeastern Ohio snowbelt, you remember the fierce snowstorms. It goes beyond the ever-growing legends about walking five miles to school in the winter, in three feet of snow, and barefoot—for a little added emphasis. In our case, school was too far away for us to walk, but the barn …

The unholy election influence alliance

There is an unholy alliance of collusion between government, media and business. The underpinnings of the Constitutional Republic are threatened by this powerful alliance. Government has become so large that it must support socialistic and communistic efforts to self-perpetuate. Media has become infiltrated with socialists and Marxists who despise those who offer dissenting opinions. Big …

Schumer invites Republicans to join mainstream

Now that it looks like the Democrats are going to keep the Senate and the Republicans might bring the House of Representatives under their control, Democrat Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is extending a bipartisan olive branch—to some. On Monday’s CNN “This Morning,” Schumer said that he was going to meet with Senate Minority …

The Farm Chronicles: A call from the grave

Imagine two men talking over a cup of coffee about their future families, and three hundred years later their granddaughter and grandson were married. Think about all the things that had to fall into place for that to happen. All the trials and tribulations, joys and tragedies in between. My 11th great grandfather on my …