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Political and social commentary from Self-Educated American's gifted Senior Editor, T.F. Stern.

Some folks must have missed those lessons

BY T.F. STERN I’ve been scratching my brain trying to figure out what happened; I mean, (in my best Arlo Guthrie voice), I mean… how...

Would you say that again?

BY T.F. STERN In recent news the State of Oregon is leading the way down yet another slippery slope, this time with free abortions on...

Seeing is believing

BY T.F. STERN This morning while catching up on the latest news items via the internet my vision began playing tricks with me.  I found...

Finding Treasure

BY T.F. STERN It’s been a year since we packed up my parent’s house and sold it after my mom died.  We’ve had boxes of...

Houston… All is well! All is well!

BY T.F. STERN Where to begin, oh where to begin…  How about Shakespeare’s famous St. Crispin’s Day speech; that might set the tone.  I’ll cut...

Let It Rain…

BY T.F. STERN In the national news…  Hurricane Harvey is making its way across Texas leaving folks from Corpus Christie to Beaumont and just about...

Retired Locksmiths Don’t Need a License

BY T.F. STERN I’m now retired; figured I’d better make it official seeing as how my Texas Locksmith License is up for renewal in September. ...

But it’s just a statue…

BY T.F. STERN This past week in our nation we’ve seen lawless individuals and groups of thugs attacking anyone who disagrees with their extreme views...

How We Spent Spring Break

BY T.F. STERN My wife and I went to Florida this past week.  We found that travel and lodging during Spring Break involves cashing in...

Allo and the 4th Amendment

BY T.F. STERN There’s a new program available from Google for Messaging, it’s called Allo and the download is free according to their promotion. “Google will...

Fractured Gospel Tales

BY T.F. STERN It should be noted that the first airing of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, at the time called, Rocky and Friends, happened...

Family Christmas Traditions

BY T.F. STERN Christmas is just around the corner and having little children around reminded me of how special this time of year is.  A...

United Nations Human Rights Day

BY T.F. STERN Where to begin, oh where to begin?  The United Nations Council on Human Relations, sometimes referred to as ‘Third World Thugs in...

Dangers of Requiring a Loyalty Pledge

BY T.F. STERN While finishing off the day, going over entries on Facebook, there was one particular link which immediately caught my attention.  Someone had...

Background Checks and Fingerprints

BY T.F. STERN Recently the State of Texas altered the requirments for the renewal process licensed locksmiths must complete in order to continue applying their skills...

Gratitude and Thanksgiving

BY T.F. STERN This morning London, my granddaughter, came over to greet me as I reviewed the latest headlines in the news on the internet. ...

Thanks for the Memories

BY T.F. STERN I went to the Spring Creek Village assisted living center where my dad spent his last days to make sure our account...

Background Checks and Fingerprints

BY T.F. STERN Recently the State of Texas altered the requirements for the renewal process licensed locksmiths must complete in order to continue applying their...

Watching someone drop the ball

BY T.F. STERN Last night during the Astros' game with the Minnesota Twins center fielder, Carlos Gomez, didn’t get the job done.  Perhaps that’s an...

If You’re in Trouble Find a Policeman

BY T.F. STERN I’m sixty five years old and recognize the blessing in being able to call my mother on the phone; makes her claim...