Because Malcolm X wouldn't keep his mouth shut

Rebuilding the Democratic Party Plantation

Malcolm XAfter the Democratic Party lost the Civil War, they spent the next 100 years trying to bully and subjugate black Americans back into fearing them. First, the Democratic Party created the KKK then they imposed the Jim Crow laws of segregation -- forcing black Americans into the back of buses and out of lunch counters. But eventually the Democratic Party realized it could use black Americans to its advantage. They could pretend to help them by giving them free stuff and promising them things in exchange for their votes. This is exactly the goal of Democratic president Lyndon Banes Johnson (LBJ) who reportedly said that by not vetoing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, he would, quote:

"I'll have them niggers voting Democrat for the next 200 years'

READ Because Malcolm X wouldn't keep his mouth shut about Because Malcolm X wouldn't keep his mouth shut

Iran Deal (JCPOA) Explained

Cutting through all the biased media crap!

perfectchaosIt's difficult to get a straight answer from today's media. They are so froth-mouthed with seething hatred for everything Trump that they can't report a factual story. The same is true with their reporting on the "Iran Deal" also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or BARJAM برجام / برنامه جامع اقدام مشترک‎ among the Iranians.

First, what did the "deal" entail? Did it actually benefit America? Was it really stopping the Iranians from building nukes? At the core of it, the Iran Nuke Deal was supposed to curb Iran's development of nuclear weapons for about 10-15 years. In exchange, Iran was supposed to get "relief" from the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations; especially in the form of lifting the sanctions the U.S. had imposed on Iran (see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_Comprehensive_Plan_of_Action & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctions_against_Iran) READ Iran Deal (JCPOA) Explained about Iran Deal (JCPOA) Explained

John Calvin, Clintons and Trump

Why Christians had no problem voting for Trump

perfectchaosMany Democrats (and some "NeverTrumper" Republicans) seem to be perplexed over how Christians could have voted for Trump. The Democrats will claim there are situational ethics going on that allows people to condemn the corruption of Hillary Clinton and yet ignore the corruption of Donald Trump. Rather, since many Democrats are not religious or at least not Protestants (JFK was Roman Catholic, Harry Reid is Mormon, Obama seems like his religion is contrived Social Justice); Democrats don't understand the Calvinistic underpinnings of American Protestantism. Calvinism simplified sees all humans as fallen or corrupt in nature. All humans are not naturally "good" but by nature "bad". So, a Christian waiting for the "good" candidate is an impossibility; there is none good, no not one (Romans 3:10). With this, a Christian must decide which "bad" candidate to elect. It is a deeper variation of the "lesser of two evils" concept. This conflict is the reason some Christians don't vote at all and leave civil
government to its own devices.
READ John Calvin, Clintons and Trump about John Calvin, Clintons and Trump

United Korea

The End of the Korean War

Korean unificationUnfortunately the United States needed Russia's help to ultimately defeat the Nazis and the Japanese during World War 2. But this help came at a high price. After the war, Russia and the United States (along with the European allies) would agree to "administrate" portions of the defeated countries; such as Berlin Germany and Korea which was previous controlled by Japan. In doing this, artificial separations were created such as East and West Berlin which would eventually be divided by the notorious Berlin Wall.

READ United Korea about United Korea

Everything is Racist

When words lose meaning...

AdulthoodMy favorite leftist friend sent me a video he wanted my opinion on. It is Steven Bannon giving a speech in France; March 10, 2018. Now, my friend only sent me the 15 second clip of a 35 minute speech. His intent was not really to get my opinion on the speech but to try to shame me by guilt of association, because you see Bannon spoke about how the Social Justice Warriors' (SJW) main weapon is to call everyone and everything racist. The narrative of the SJW is to get you to spend all your time defending against their accusations. It doesn't matter if the accusations are true or not; it's the "seriousness of charge". Calling a person a racist is the best way to make them recoil in horror and make them shut up about everything except defending themselves against the accusations. They call you racist if you oppose Islam even though Islam isn't a race. They call you racist if you oppose illegal immigration. They call you racist if you dare oppose any idea or concept espoused by anyone with even slightly darker skin than yourself. To this end, Bannon said:

"Let them call you racists. Let them call you xenophobes. Let them call you nativists. Wear it as a badge of honor." -- 35:28
READ Everything is Racist about Everything is Racist

Roderick Edwards Begins Publishing

Self-publishing allows people to either provide quality work that would have otherwise been stifled by big publishing houses...OR...it allows more junk books to enter the market. Probably a little bit of both. I write a lot, as this website attests. I hope my writing is more than just a quick blog post and is diverse enough to capture the interest of a wide audience.
As you can see, I specifically have kept my site geared to the content. I don't have advertisements popping up in your face every five minutes and I have tested to make sure the structure of the site works on many platforms and not just a desktop computer. READ Roderick Edwards Begins Publishing about Roderick Edwards Begins Publishing

18OR21

When are you really an adult in the USA?

AdulthoodEspecially in light of the gun debate which seeks to require all buyers to be at least 21 years of age, the United States needs a single age it considers a person an adult. Our inconsistent laws on legal adulthood has been and will even now be more of a problem. Why is it that at age 18 a person can enter the military and die for our country but still cannot drink alcohol? Age 21 only seems to allow a person to drink alcohol. If now we are going to require a person be 21 before being able to buy a gun, I think we should just make 21 the age of legal adulthood. This would mean that you have to be 21 to smoke, to drink, to buy a gun, to enter the military, and to vote. WHOA!!!! Roderick.
READ 18OR21 about 18OR21

They Think You Voted For Trump Because You're Stupid

Did the Russians make people vote for Trump?

Trump danceAt work today, someone told me the reason people voted for Trump is because they were influenced by Fox & Friends, the Internet and Facebook and all the "garbage" those Trump voters believed that led them to vote for Trump. I then told the person that I have never watched Fox & Friends yet I voted for Trump. While I agree people on both sides of a two-party system will be influenced by the propaganda of the other party, it doesn't explain why people like me voted for Trump. Are people like me just stupid? Were we fooled into voting for someone that doesn't serve our best interests? This is certainly the accusation. The person couldn't account for why I would vote for Trump and at first seemed to not care, as if it was something personal I didn't need to explain. But I wanted to explain. I wanted the person to understand HOW someone could vote for the candidate the person thinks is so bad.
READ They Think You Voted For Trump Because You're Stupid about They Think You Voted For Trump Because You're Stupid

Why I have my own website

Am I just a narcissist in need of validation for my existence?

IndependenceIn the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and every other social networking site you can think of, why would a person actually pay to maintain a website? Not just a free WordPress blog but an actual domain? Is that person just an egotistical rouge who thinks his opinion or view actually matters? The reason I have a paid domain website is because for the most part I can't be restricted. I can't be banned or even shadow banned. I can't have someone complain to some moderator and have my post taken down. It's called FREE SPEECH. Something going away in places like Canada and Europe where you can't say "offensive" things about someone else's religion EVEN if it is true; like how Muhammad actually murdered people. And in America, in Human Resource departments all over the nation, they tell you that you can get in trouble for talking about someones "deeply held religious beliefs". Who decides which religious beliefs are "deeply held" or not? Who are these people to decide this? Either allow it or not but who are these people to decide which beliefs you can and can't talk about.
READ Why I have my own website about Why I have my own website

Individualism

The individual as a political and social entity has not been well defined. In preparation for the writing of this article, I researched the existence of political parties and movements based on individualism. Most of the sources didn’t really express a true form of individualism but rather an animus towards government or “discrimination”. Just because someone opposes government intrusion into the lives of citizens does not mean the person is advocating individualism. As a matter of fact, many of the organizations were advocating collectivism of individuals or even collectivist social justice; which is definitely not individualism. The charge of discrimination is fairly subjective, since in reality humans discriminate (or “decide for or against”) for many reasons that may have nothing to do with bigotry or racism or any nefarious motive. Further, many of the organizations seem to be dormant or defunct. READ Individualism about Individualism

I Wrote A Speech For President Trump

This is the speech that would change everything...

President TrumpI've written a speech I believe would change everything about how Trump is presented by the media and how even Democrats view him. It is my hope that someone close to him or someone influential will get him to read this and consider giving a similar speech in the coming days: READ I Wrote A Speech For President Trump about I Wrote A Speech For President Trump

2018: Day One

20-30 years is all I have left...

Roderick Edwards
As 2017 fades and 2018 rises and old events and new swirl around us; elections, scandals, threats, deaths, births, all things negative and positive; all things real. I pause to think where and why I fit in. Am I merely one hairless ape among billions? Here only by happenstance of two people copulating? Do I have a purpose or at least a self-defined goal in life?
In all likelihood I have about 20-30 years left on this planet barring any accident or tragedy or scientific breakthrough. Am I being self-centered in thinking about my own mortality? Surely at this very moment, someone else is gasping their last breath. What about them? READ 2018: Day One about 2018: Day One

Roads Don't Discriminate

On the road to socialism...

Spark
It doesn't care about the color of your skin or your hair or your eyes. It doesn't care about which genitals you have. It doesn’t care with whom you have sex. The road doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t care which political party you support or whether you are rich or poor. It will conduct all drivers alike. It will even potentially conduct you to death if you dare go the wrong way. The road doesn’t discriminate.
I make this point because when in discussion with socialists (otherwise known as Democrats), they will try to make the case that tax dollars going toward infrastructure is the same as going toward things like women’s birth control, or universal health care (which isn’t ever universal), or to fund a college that uses racial quotas to forcibly diversify its student population. The Democrats will claim that the tax dollars are part of the Constitutional declarative of “promoting the General Welfare” of the people. The problem is, unlike the indiscriminate nature of infrastructure, using tax dollars to fund programs for specific classes of people is not actually promoting the general welfare but rather specific and targeted welfare. Using communal funds in this manner is against the intent of the Constitution and Americanism.

READ Roads Don't Discriminate about Roads Don't Discriminate

ENTITLED

ENTITLED - by me, not you
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I'm tall. I'm short. I'm fat. I'm thin.
I'm black. I'm white. I'm not. You are.
You're here. I'm not. Not fair!
Wah! Wah! You owe me!
I walk. You don't. You walk. I don't.
You do. I don't. They do. We don't.
My group. Your group. I'm in. I'm out.
I scream. I shout.
Wah! Wah! You owe me!
Wah! Wah! You owe me!
I'm blind. You're not. You're able. Not me.
You're rich. I'm poor. Your fault. Not mine.
I'm old. You're young. Not fair!
Wah! Wah! You owe me! READ ENTITLED about ENTITLED

The Tyranny of Fairness

What's fair to you is unfair to someone else.

Not only is the idea of fairness a matter of opinion, thus completely subjective, fairness is unnatural. Whether in the animal world or in our own civilizations, fairness; whatever we consider it to be must be imposed. Fairness in political systems manifests itself as programs such as racial and gender quotas or worse as forms of socialism or communism. READ The Tyranny of Fairness about The Tyranny of Fairness

Supremacy

What makes one culture better than another?

SparkThe word supremacy means “to be supreme” or “better than others”. If instead of declaring supremacy, what if someone is simply declaring the uniqueness. For example, there are replete examples of declarations of the uniqueness of Hispanic or African-America culture yet no one assumes this declaration is advocating a supremacy. So, why can’t “white” people also declare their unique culture without being labeled white supremacists?
Rather, it is actually insulting to a person of any culture to act like there is a monolithic, stereotypical representation. Hispanics are so classified even though this includes cultures so disparate that there is little comparison. Someone’s historical and culture influence may be radically different than someone from Columbia or Catalonia yet because of a shared common language they are grouped as “Hispanics” or more accurately; “Latinos”. This does a great disservice to the uniqueness of each of these cultures. READ Supremacy about Supremacy

The Singularity

The Singularity will either make most life subservient or it will eradicate it.

SparkIt will not be an apocalyptic planet overran by revolutionary apes but rather the quiet subsuming of humanity by adaptive computer programs. Perhaps not so much tangible robots with a familiar human form except for glowing red eyes. But imagine a day when adaptive computer programs like DeepMind/Google’s AlphaGo Zero makes the leap from operating on circuit boards and microchips to being able to infuse itself into the essence of all living things. What that essence is, not even the great philosopher, theologians or scientists know but that essence is what makes life alive. If and when a computer program could use molecular conduits and living cells to conduct itself within living things, this computer program could then replicate into other living organisms. READ The Singularity about The Singularity

Why Americans have guns

The real reason Americans like to own guns

#gun

People from other countries and even American citizens; especially indoctrinated Democrats often are confused why regular Americans have guns. In so many countries, only the "authorities" are allowed to have guns. Only the military and maybe the police. It seems illogical and even crazy to these people that a citizen would have a gun. Okay, okay; some of these people will argue that maybe a person can have a gun for hunting but that should be restricted to hunting clubs where the guns are controlled and regulated to the club and not allowed in individual homes.

Further, the arguments against owning guns is that we no longer live like they did at America's founding. We're not running around in the wilderness. People don't need an AR-15 to hunt rabbits. There is no reason to have anything more powerful than a shotgun (Joe Biden's argument).
READ Why Americans have guns about Why Americans have guns

#TakeAKnee Protest

Protesting protesting

#takeaknee

In September 2017 members of the NFL; National Football League protested by kneeling on one knee during the playing of the National Anthem. Although originally precipitated by player Colin Kaepernick as a protest against "oppression of people of color", the September protest was exacerbated when U.S. President Donald Trump made a passing comment at a rally in Alabama.

"Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners say, when somebody disrespects our flag; 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He's fired.'" -- Trump

READ #TakeAKnee Protest about #TakeAKnee Protest

Free Future

Imagine a time when you don't have to do anything so that you can do anything.

Automation of everything

For awhile now I've been envisioning a future where no one will have to work. No one will have to pay for anything. No one will have to do anything so that they are free to do anything. I have been imagining a fully automated future where everything we need is produced by machines, or robots that also make and repair themselves. In this kind of world we would no longer require money since all things would be automated; building of housing, transportation, food planting, cultivation, and processing, healthcare. The essentials of life would be free for everyone without the burden of taxing anyone. There would be no more need for politicians to cause division by class envy and warfare since in essence there would be no more socio-economic classes. There would be no need for wealth redistribution since wealth would be meaningless, not because of some socialist utopia but because of a realized opulence for all. READ Free Future about Free Future

Tearing Down Monuments

If we really want to get rid of all vestiges of racism then...

Democratic Party is a monumental racism

If we're serious about tearing down all reminders and symbols of America's racist past, we should consider ridding ourselves of the biggest monument of all to racism; the Democratic Party. We cannot say things like "that was a long time ago" or the party has since changed. The Democratic Party quite literally created the KKK and imposed the discriminatory Jim Crow laws on black Americans for over 150 years. The Democratic Party has been the most racist and longest racist and most recent racist symbol in American history, yet most people have never been taught that history.

If the purpose of tearing down all the Confederate monuments is to remove all memory and exaltation of a racist symbol of America's past; then the first monument that people should tie a rope around and tear down is the Democratic Party. It is not a "changed" party since in 1924, its national convention was basically a Klan rally. Since in 1964 its president Lyndon Johnson was still calling black Americans "niggers". Since in 2008, a cadre of Democratic politicians lined up to insult Barack Obama by calling him the first "clean" African-American presidential candidate with "no negro dialect" Since in 2016, Hillary Clinton told a group of black Americans that if they wouldn't listen to her then "she'd only talk to white people"-- What's all that supposed to mean?

READ Tearing Down Monuments about Tearing Down Monuments

Excel Breakthroughs

Excel concepts that can improve your life...maybe.

Repeal and replace socialism

After 25+ years of developing Excel-based solutions, I've developed 3 workbooks that can really help in many industries. While I have primarily worked in the logistics industry, these workbooks can be applied to many other industries. The following is a description of these 3 workbooks. Let me know if you need further assistance. The 3 workbooks are contained in a compressed zip folder with no advertisements and no other files, such as viruses or spyware. The VBA code is all sheet-based and is completely viewable.

1. easycalc - Matrix-based calculator sheet used to calculate charges, rates.

2. importer_copier 20170614 - Duel-workbook importer/copier, data combiner.
3. Workbook-based Database Form 20170803 - Make a sheet-based form and pull/save data from/to another sheet.

READ Excel Breakthroughs about Excel Breakthroughs>

Healthcare For Americans

A healthcare bill everyone can support.

Repeal and replace socialism

THE PROPOSAL

Typically bills such as a healthcare bill is sponsored by one or more congresspersons. The congresspersons need not be the actual author of the bill. Any American may draft a bill and submit it to be sponsored by someone in congress. The proposed bill is referred to one or multiple committees or subcommittees based on the context of the bill. Here, the proposed bill could be "killed in committee" and never make it for a full vote. It's possible that proposal isn't even addressed by the committee. If a committee addresses a proposal, they will usually review and hold "hearings" with supposed experts on the content of the proposal.


The proposal may be "marked up" or have changes made to it in subcommittee or committee. If it moves on, it will be placed on legislative "calendars" for a "floor" vote by the full Congress or Senate. This is the reason we often hear that Congress or Senate adjourns session (goes home) before it completes voting on all of the items on the calendar.

READ Healthcare For Americans about Healthcare For Americans

Why No One Should be a Democrat

Examining the true racist history of the Democratic Party

Actual Democrat Party campaign poster

When engaging in discussions about which American political party is more racist, people often do not realize that the Democratic Party literally created the KKK and imposed the discriminatory Jim Crow segragation laws on black Americans for over 150 years. (refs: http://www.history.com/topics/ku-klux-klan & http://www.theacru.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ACRU-jim-cro...) But if you bring this up to most Democrats, they will claim that those things were a long time ago; as if their ideological roots don't matter. Worse yet, Democrats may claim that the Democratic Party is a different party than the party that instituted those racist programs. They make up some imaginary party called the "Dixiecrats". Further, leftist professors have indoctrinated some people into believing the Republican Party switched places with the Democratic Party and is somehow responsible for the racist history in America. READ Why No One Should be a Democrat about Why No One Should be a Democrat

Christian Who Cares

Who cares if you're a Christian?

United States

If modern Christianity had any effectiveness, Bill Clinton would have been hauled out of the White House after he admitted to adultery in the Oval Office. And Donald Trump would have never been elected president in 2016 for being a twice divorcee...and I voted for Trump. But the moral mettle of Christianity isn't based on how it affects governments since after all, John the Baptist had his head lopped off for opposing a king's divorce. The corruption of government has been timeless but where Christianity fails today is its influence on the culture where it resides. Historically, Christianity has permeated the culture; making converts of the population not via threat of violence such as Islam does, but through debate and example. People wanted to be Christians because of the superiority of the argument. But modern Christianity thinks it shouldn't engage culture. It is the false and unbiblical "judge not lest thy be judged" mentality that allows "pastors" to openly declare they welcome homosexuals into the congregation or even be homosexual themselves. Modern Christianity is a social club meeting on Sundays and sometimes on Wednesdays with an occasional "revival" fun fair just to get some project funded. Okay, maybe I'm being too rough, but really Christianity has become a joke. READ Christian Who Cares about Christian Who Cares

USA Independence

Why America is Different than all other countries.

United States

With all the talk of how the world will laugh at or hate America unless it becomes more like the rest of the world, it is important at the time of our independence celebration to re-enlighten the world how and why America's history is so different. I know the mere assertion of the difference of America triggers many America-haters into a froth mouthed frenzy. READ USA Independence about USA Independence

Why Republican Politicians are Ridiculed

Are Republican presidents dumber than Democrats?

Elephants and Donkeys

"The illustrious Deal maker Trump has continued during the last week to make a fool of himself and to mortify and shame the intelligent people of this great nation. His speeches have demonstrated the fact that although originally a Herculean businessman and more lately a whimsical story teller and side splitter, he is no more capable of becoming a statesman, nay, even a moderate one, than the braying ass can become a noble lion. People now marvel how it came to pass that Mr. Trump should have been selected as the representative man of any party. His weak, wishy-washy, namby-pamby efforts, imbecile in matter, disgusting in manner, have made us the laughing stock of the whole world. The European powers will despise us because we have no better material out of which to make a President. The truth is, Trump is only a moderate real-estate mogul and in the larger cities of the Union could pass for no more than a facetious pettifogger. Take him from his vocation and he loses even these small characteristics and indulges in simple twaddle which would disgrace a well bred school boy." – (ref) READ Why Republican Politicians are Ridiculed about Why Republican Politicians are Ridiculed

The Divisive Party

What if the Democratic Party was banned? Would the world be a better place?

Breaking News

There is one U.S. political party that has proven that its main mode of operation is to provoke people into action by pitting one group against another. They seek to divide people over gender, race, economic situation or any other status they can create or highlight. They claim they are advocates of equality but they are more concerned about the equality between groups rather than the equality of the individual person. America was founded on the primacy of the individual and the rights of the individual over any group or class of people.

READ The Divisive Party about The Divisive Party

American Middle Finger

Did America just flip off the entire world?

Between the line

On June 1st 2017, United States president, Donald Trump pulled America out of the Paris Climate Change Accord; noting its potential to be like many other international accords and treaties that actually harm American sovereignty and liberty. This action has roiled many socialistic countries and their socialist supporters in the U.S. They claim it is like America is giving the middle finger to the rest of the world. You know what? That is exactly what we're doing. We've been doing that since our very founding. The original settlers to America gave the middle finger to the countries that tried to limit their freedom. The first Americans gave the middle finger to the way things have alwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaays been done, and we did it differently. We gave a big middle finger to the rest of the world when we decided to have a free nation governed as a Republic with an elected president instead of all the monarchies that existed at that time. Then, when we began to trade with the Europeans and our trade ships were being raided by Muslim pirates, we found out that had be going on for nearly 200 years and the Europeans kept paying the "radical Islamic terrorists" ransom money; again Americans gave the Europeans and the Muslims the middle finger. We decided we weren't going to keep paying the ransom so we kicked the Muslim's asses until they stopped. Oooops, were we supposed to do things the way things have alwaaaaaays been done?
READ American Middle Finger about American Middle Finger

The Russians Are Coming!

America's love-hate relationship with Russia and Communism

Russian flag

With all the talk of Russian interference in U.S. elections and supposed collusion and spying, you'd think we were back in the midst of the U.S.-Soviet Cold War. But the interesting thing for any student of history is that it seems when the Democratic Party is in control, communist and former communist countries like Cuba, Russia and China are cool. It is only when the Republican Party (and specifically Donald Trump) are at the wheel when Democrats suddenly see any friendly move toward the Russians as evidence of everything from collusion to being an agent or puppet of Putin. The reality is, during Barack Obama's administration, the outreach to Russia included Hillary Clinton with a plastic "reset" button given to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Vice president Joe Biden even said:

"All of us, we all invested in a type of Russia we hoped -— and still hope -— will emerge one day: a Russia integrated into the world economy; more prosperous, more invested in the international order." (source)


READ The Russians Are Coming! about The Russians Are Coming!

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