T.F. Stern

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

COVID Pandemic Warning of Totalitarian Control

BY T.F. STERN I received a warning informing of the health pandemic Hoax being foisted off on us.  The warning came via text messages and,...

Watching the Wall Go Up

BY T.F. STERN We have in our collection of DVD movies, Bridge of Spies.  The dramatized movie is based on actual events, with Tom Hanks...

Becoming Spiritually Prepared

BY T.F. STERN Several years ago, Lucy helped stage Preparedness Workshops, a chance for folks to learn about various aspects of becoming prepared.  She lined...

Working on the Engine

BY T.F. STERN This morning there was a photograph of an airline mechanic standing on top of a ladder while putting what looked like Duct...

My Best Play in High School Baseball

BY T.F. STERN This past week I’ve been enjoying a Christmas present from my sister, the history of Baseball, a set of DVDs put together by...

A Republic If We Can Keep It

BY T.F. STERN This past month has been a roller coaster ride for anyone trying to figure out which candidate actually won the election.  I...

Five Frank Twenty-Six Nights

BY T.F. STERN A friend sent me a video link that explained how the television show, 1 Adam 12, was made; details about the characters, use...

Gratitude Expressed for an Empty Peanut Butter Jar

BY T.F. STERN In keeping with the Prophet’s challenge to express our gratitude each day some folks have been sharing their Testimony of the Gospel...

Is it really over?

BY T.F. STERN I read a comment issued by an old friend who happens to be a Biden supporter.  She was gloating, as if her...

Your Mother is on the Roof

BY T.F. STERN My father had a library of stories and jokes that he’d share, usually when we were a captive audience while on a...

Avoid the Appearance of Evil

BY T.F. STERN Call me ‘Old School’ if you wish; but certain principles of conduct from another era seem to have been lost along the...

Reacting to the Wrong Alarm

BY T.F. STERN Yesterday Lucy was preparing our evening meal, steak and baked potatoes.  We’d both put in a full day and this was to...

Mister Trump Goes to Washington

BY T.F. STERN A curious dream awakened me this morning, tying an old Jimmy Stewart movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, with current political situations.  Wiping...

Safety Issues Tied to Police Cutbacks

BY T.F. STERN The public is starting to realize that using the Police Department as a ‘whipping boy’ for all the ills of society has...

Irregulars and Militias – Are Militias Still Legal in Texas?

BY T.F. STERN (Image: The Concord Minute Man of 1775, a monument created by Daniel Chester French) The most uncomplicated definition of Militia – military force...

The Alvin York Solution

BY T.F. STERN (Image from the movie, Sergeant York, courtesy of Amazon.com) I’ve been watching the chaos created by the BLM and Antifa movements as their...

Windows 10 Reboot August 19, 2020

BY T.F. STERN The past couple of weeks I noticed some of my Apps weren’t functioning properly; but the one that stuck out as most...

Property Tax Scam

BY T.F. STERN All these years we’ve been playing a game with the Property Tax Assessors; they’re telling us what our property is worth according...

Suspicious Ordinance Boxes and the Bomb Squad

BY T.F. STERN This afternoon there was an article on Facebook about a French Air to Air Missile that had been found at MacDill Air Force...

Instinctive Reaction – Rationalizing Criminal Behavior

BY T.F. STERN Having been around on this spinning planet for quite some time, I thought I’d heard most of the excuses for bad behavior. ...