Musings by Marian

Reflections from the Golden Years


June 20, 2017     One of the primary functions of our government is to protect its citizens. Part of that responsibility is to encourage our friends and discourage our enemies. Through several Democrat administrations, the opposite has been true, especially beginning with Jimmy Carter. President Carter never met an enemy he did not love, […]

January 17, 2017


January 15, 2017       COLLEGES RUNNING AMOK Our society’s  landscape is littered with debris of policies and ideas that started out with the best of intentions. At the top of the list is tenure for college and university professors/teachers. What began as a lofty idea of ensuring the free flow of ideas has […]


November 29, 2016     BACK TO THE FUTURE – THE PAST LIVES ON A leading contender to head the Democrat Party is Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison. As the first Muslim elected to Congress, he is a prominent proponent of the use of Sharia Law within the United States. So what does Representative Ellison have […]

October 27, 2016

Voter Fraud

October 27, 2016       Twenty-three states are already experiences examples of voter fraud. Of course Democrats claim it doesn’t exist. It only works to benefit them.   Programmer testifying about his part in rigging machines.   Watch machine switching votes.   Company that furnishes voting machines connected to Clintons.   Another one. And […]


October 25, 2016 According to Wikipedia, executive orders were granted to the president in order to: “. . .  help officers and agencies of the executive branch manage the operations within the federal government itself. Executive orders have the full force of law when they take authority from a legislative power which grants its power […]

Swallowing the Camel

October 12, 2016     In Matthew 23:24 Jesus admonished followers not to strain out a gnat (to save their tender throats) only to swallow a camel like the Pharisees did. By the time it was paraphrased by my family it became: Don’t gag at a gnat and swallow a camel. If you need a […]

Never Trust Anyone Over Thirty

October 9, 2016       The radicals of the 1960’s were determined to separate the young from their elders with ties to tradition and an eye of historical lessons. Instead of “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it” they substituted a mantra of “Never Trust Anyone Over Thirty.” It […]

Help! I’ve Fallen in the Donut Hole and I Can’t Get Up

September 7, 2016   I’m one of those people who faithfully reads the booklets Medicare sends out each year. I am especially alert to changes that impact my pocketbook. I have changed providers as my needs mesh better with a different company. In the fourteen years I have been on Medicare, I have been aware […]

August 16, 2016

Democrats and theTrolley Problem

August 16, 2016         In 1967 Philippa Foot challenged us with the moral and ethical Trolley Problem Her hypothetical situation places you on a bridge overlooking a trolley track. The track splits into two tracks and both have men upon them. On one side five men are eating lunch and playing a […]

DNC Conventions’ Most Uncomfortable Moments

July 31, 2016   The Democrats’ convention was painful to watch for many reasons. Perhaps one of the most painful was watching Bernie’s face as Hillary damned him with faint praise after her nomination was secure and his endorsement had been wrung out of him. His expressions as she droned on and on and on […]

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