As The Christmas season approaches I would like to share a very old true story with you. I believe in Santa because I am Santa all you parents know what I mean. I also know for a fact that Santa is real because whe we fell on hard times my kids did not go without. You see on Christmas those few years, Santa personally showed up on our doorstep with presents, and most importantly food and warm clothes. We never asked for help but there it was in true Christmas spirit “It is better to give than receive.” I will forever thank these people for making live tolerable and not allowing my children to become disillusioned at too young of an age.
Here is the classic true Story, Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus.
Just remember while you have had your Thanksgiving dinner and enjoyed time with family and friends, then go shopping, most who work retail do not have that luxury because they have to work ten to twelve hours today. The bottom line is that they do not get paid much and deserve your thanks, courtesy, and respect with common decency thrown in because they had to give up everything that you were allowed to enjoy today. They are not even allowed to receive the same deals that you get today.
Next year think about others and not yourself. Decide not to go shopping on Thanksgiving to send a message to retailers so that these employees might someday in the future be able to enjoy the amenities of fellowship and family on this day like everyone else.
BRING BACK THE BLUE LAWS
By the way it should be called black Thursday or black Thanksgiving but they will never do that because it is a psychological thing. If they call it by the proper name people will know that they are messing with others holiday, this way (black Friday) it is detached.
The rumors have long since started again. One can be reasonably sure that Hillary will again be strongly considered for president in 2016.
Unbelievable! What is it going to take for the people of this country to wake up? How many scandals can a female candidate be involved in before the public clamors for her not to run? If Hillary does run again the egocentric level that she achieved to believe it is still acceptable for her to do so after the number and more importantly magnitude of scandals she has been involved, staggers the imagination. She has been involved in sex scandals, Watergate, Whitewater, and the latest Benghazi. The list is longer just look it up. I do not want to waste any more time on this nonsense. Others have been deposed on far less. All it took was to state “mistress” nothing more. Gary Hart, VP hopeful John Edwards and Hermann Cain come to mind.
Seemingly it is more important to vote for a woman so that “I can be part of making history” or “show the world that we (the U.S. or maybe to prove to themselves) are not sexist” (actual statements that I have heard many people make then and now) without regard to any other considerations. Let us see how that works out for us if she wins.
This sounds familiar. Oh yeah we did this before when it was more important to vote for the “black” guy (remember the question by the black community “Is he black enough?”) so that “I can be part of making history” or “show the world that we are not racist” (again actual statements that I have heard many people make) without regard to any other considerations. and that worked out great.
Breast cancer month is finally over.
Now do not get me wrong it is a terrible disease. My issue is the exclusionary pink ribbons (even though both sexes are affected) everywhere and seemingly inordinate amounts of funding and support for one type of cancer. A cancer that many women can in many ways participate in their own early detection (daily breast exams in the shower) to help minimize its impact including the mortality rate. A self exam is not possible in regard to prostate, colon and rectal cancers. It is aggravating to me that this country in recent years seems to be presenting breast cancer as the only cancer or at least the only serious cancer. Commercials, funding, donations, and sponsorship on thousands of products is becoming almost absurdly overemphasized. There is a powerful implication that only women are the victims of this cancer in these commercials and public awareness campaigns. How is a man to feel about his breast cancer when there are slogans, t-shirts, bumper stickers and the like that are all bright pink and state things like “Fight like a girl,” or “Don’t let breast cancer steal second base,” for example.
Worse off than men
It seems that PC has infected every aspect of social media, media, and society in general. No matter what health problems (or any other issue for that matter) there are, someone will come along and attempt to demonstrate how women have it worse. Truth be told men are more likely to die of cancer (of cancers that affect both sexes) and 66% more likely to develop cancer than women in their lifetime.
Cancer is Funny
Cancer is funny only when dealing with what is problematic for men. It is difficult to recall a commercial for cancer awareness other than breast cancer. This was a source of annoyance for my family and me. We know many that have succumbed, friends and relatives alike, not one from breast cancer. Recently we were surprised to see a prostrate commercial. It was however, problematic. It was not anything like breast cancer awareness information. It was comedic. A loony doctor with a silly German accent was the representative. He was holding up not one but two fingers. The gist of the commercial was don’t die of embarrassment. There have been funny breast cancer commercials that have been banned.
There are thousands of types of cancer. Some more deadly and less likely for you to be able to take a personal active role in detecting and limiting its effects. Almost all cancers affect young, old, male, female, black, white. Stop the paranoid delusion that everything in the world is anti-woman including diseases. Let us spend research money for cancer with the right proportions instead of emotionally and with an outdated sense of chivalry.
RIP Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson,
Today is the day the music died in 1959
There is quite the buzz about the sun rising in Greenland 2 days early. Theories abound, mainstream media and the powers that be wanting us to believe that it has to do with man-made climate change.
Global warming has so they claim done at least one of two things. One the ice cap melted so much that the horizon is lower so the sun came up earlier (and due to the health crisis the people in Greenland have been exercising more thus breathing harder thereby melting their icecaps). Two global warming released so much methane in the air that refraction of the light in the atmosphere changed so that it appears as though the sun rise came earlier (and I have been eating more beans lately so I am the cause).
A factor that could actually cause this is a change in the earths axis. The problem with this is that there would have to be a global conspiracy of governments and scientists to keep this a secret from every one. Possible but not probable. One would think that there are enough armature skywatchers in the world that the word would get out.
The three above theories are possible suspects in this anomaly but there are problems with all of them. The third and later idea problems have already been brought forth. The amount of methane in the air to cause a 2 day early refraction seems to be out of reach. Increases in that quantity of methane in the atmosphere should have been seen and reported long ago. The melting of the icecap has its own problems. One would have to have information like the distance of the observed phenomenon to the ice that blotted out the sun. That not withstanding, it would seem to have to be an enormous amount of topical ice that vanished and again someone should have been able to predict this cause and effect. Again without proper information like distance it is a very difficult thing to predict but it still stands to reason that a titanic amount of ice would have to be removed because as the weight of the ice is removed from the land the land will “float” higher counter acting the effect of an early sunrise because of the loss of ice. I will name this “The Venice Effect.” If you do not know what I mean the bottom line as to why that historic city is sinking, it is because of the weight of the buildings upon the earth.
It is interesting to note that none of the agencies that predict sunrise and sunset predicted this early rise of the sun.
So what caused this phenomenon? I cannot answer that but it would seem that we are in the dark either by lack of intelligence or because all the facts have not been released to us. One thing is sure it does not seem possible that any of the three proposed theories hold water.
Height of the object (ice cap) X (1.17 X hight of your eye) = the distance you can see that object
This does not take into account
Merry Christmas from the bikerbernie family