redneck hippie

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Kansas native, reformed treehugger. Restore the republic, revive traditional America. Redneck hippie. Blogger since 2007--Accept no substitutes. twitter: @redneckhip
Thanks to modern computerized graphics, the reddest of red flags can be seen, understood and shot around the globe with just a few quick clicks. Take a close look at where our jobless recovery and horrid unemployment has landed us--the Slough of Despond, from which only a miracle of...
I'm no particular fan of Elton John. But I do have a well-formed opinion of the late, never-lamented Osama bin Laden, Esq. Therefore I am compelled to share this, via Newsbusters. No, Virginia, they weren't really Navy Seals--it was all in fun. As is this post. Navy Seals are for...
A friend who was witness to tornado devastation in her community prompted me to share with you some thoughts. I am minded that no matter what our bumps and bruises, shames and outrages under the regime, they pale in comparison to what our military and their families go through...
In reading of ancient Rome, I find the shared reign of Diocletian and Maximian which brought transformative change to the traditions of Roman government. The passage transcribed below struck me as pertinent upon reading it last night, but doubly so now that the latest outrage against the Constitution and the...
File under Marketwatch The rope sector is in disarray with the bombshell news of Speaker of the House John Boehner's hard line on the upcoming debt ceiling battle. He vows he will not present a clean debt ceiling bill in the House: In remarks to donors this weekend Speaker Boehner has...
The 2011 fiscal year budget battle in Congress continues to spotlight the fight to defund Planned Parenthood. This after revelations by activists in the struggle to end abortion have dragged the Planned Parenthood cockroaches into the glare of the noonday sun. The former director of the Bryan, Texas clinic, Abby...
Important directions for enjoying this clip: I strongly urge you to minimize your screen and only listen to the audio. Additional disclaimer: No, this is NOT another April Fool's prank. Honest. I first heard this played on the Midnight Trucking Radio Network. The cartoon does not add anything, in fact it...
Upon receiving news that Wisconsin halted implementation of its new law that would curtail collective bargaining rights for public workers, the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO is rooting for the rule of law. Yes, it seems they are from their twitter account statement: Sad day when the headline of the news is...