U.S. Foreign Policy for the Ignorant

U.S. Foreign Policy for the Ignorant

AND REPUBLICAN WARMONGERS by Michael Gaddy, ©2017 (Apr. 20, 2017) — Many, many, years ago our founders warned us of the dangers of maintaining a “standing army” and how that would hinder our pursuit of Liberty. “In time of actual war, great discretionary powers are constantly given to the Executive Magistrate. Constant apprehension of War […]

Second Verse Same as the First

Second Verse Same as the First

“RULE BY FORCE INSTEAD OF BY CONSENT” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, bloggging at The Rebel Madman (Nov. 16, 2016) — “The value of history is, indeed, not scientific but moral: by liberalizing the mind, by deepening the sympathies, by fortifying the will, it enables us to control, not society, but ourselves — a much more […]

What Will They Do Now????

What Will They Do Now????

“LEGIONS OF CRIMINALS” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Nov. 7, 2016) — All last week social media was alive and crawling with various renditions of how the “good” folks down at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were bringing and had brought pressure on their director, a political hack if there […]

Is Walter Reed Guilty of Kidnapping?

Is Walter Reed Guilty of Kidnapping?

“WHO IS OVERSEEING THE MILITARY?” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 6, 2016) — Reported strange, vulgar and harassing phone calls; stalking; telephone and computer hacking totaling thousands of dollars in damages, and at least one death threat against family and close friends have culminated in what is believed to be the forced hospitalization of a medically- […]

The Cold Hard Facts

The Cold Hard Facts

“THIS CANNOT BE FIXED WITH A VOTE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Sep. 19, 2016) — “We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of […]

We Live in Occupied Territory: It is Not Getting Better

We Live in Occupied Territory:  It is Not Getting Better

“THE ILLUSION OF HOPE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Aug. 3, 2016) — Somewhere down the road of history, someone will write of this period in America and make the observation that most of our population had to be either, drugged, delusional or insane, for this alone could explain people who hold tightly to several conflicting […]

Is Historical Knowledge a Curse?

Is Historical Knowledge a Curse?

“THE SIREN SONG OF HOPE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jul. 22, 2016) — Could a knowledge of history be considered a curse? Would one’s life be much less complicated if they had the equivalent of historical Alzheimer’s? I have been asking myself that question more and more recently, especially after […]

No Funeral for the Principles of Liberty

No Funeral for the Principles of Liberty

ALIVE AND WELL OR “A DISTANT MEMORY?” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jul. 21, 2016) — “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” ~ Mark Twain Recently, I read somewhere that there were no funerals for the dead […]

A Holiday Totally Perverted

A Holiday Totally Perverted

“A COMPLETE AND TOTAL CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jul. 4, 2016) — *Author’s warning: If you came to this article hoping to find some feel-good, stars and stripes forever, hero worshipping, reality avoiding diatribe, just move along—there is nothing to see here. But, if you realize our government […]

It’s All Over but the Slow Walking and Sad Singing

It’s All Over but the Slow Walking and Sad Singing

“…FOR HOW ARE YOU TO TIE HIS HANDS?” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jun. 20, 2016) — “The ending is nearer than you think, and it is already written. All that we have left to choose is the correct moment to begin.” ~ “V” for Vendetta No country, nation or empire can […]

Our Imperial Presidency

Our Imperial Presidency

“AN ELECTED KING” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Mar. 17, 2016) — “When the president does it, that means it’s not illegal.” — Richard Nixon I certainly did not realize what would be the extent of time spent researching for my future class on: who were the five best and who […]

What If?

What If?

“THE CRIMINAL CABAL” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jan. 26, 2016) — Any American citizen with an IQ higher than the sum of their fingers and toes, has stopped, at some time, under some circumstance, to ask themselves about the legitimacy of the political system under which they live. It stands […]

Tyranny Started Early

Tyranny Started Early

“HOW ARE YOU TO TIE HIS HANDS?” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Jan. 24, 2016) — An in-depth study of our founding era produces quite a few questions. Those among our founders who sought a very limited central government which would be in place simply to protect those Natural Rights as granted by our Creator and […]

“Disperse Ye Rebels, Ye Villains Disperse”

“Disperse Ye Rebels, Ye Villains Disperse”

“A RUNAWAY TYRANNICAL GOVERNMENT” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016 (Jan. 7, 2016) — Imagine with me if you will, it is April 19, 1775 and you are standing with 69 farmers, shopkeepers and others of your militia unit on the Green in Lexington opposing almost one thousand Redcoats who are on their way to Concord to […]

The “Entitlement” Standing Army pb

The “Entitlement” Standing Army pb

“THE PRECEDENT HAS BEEN SET” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Sep. 26, 2015) — In my last Rant, I wrote of the issues our founders had with a “standing army.” I have had some readers question my belief that local “law enforcement” entities are a part of that army. Of course those of us in SW […]

An Unholy, Unhealthy, Freedom-Destroying Relationship

An Unholy, Unhealthy, Freedom-Destroying Relationship

“JUST FOLLOWING ORDERS” by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Sep. 24, 2015) — “A standing military force, with an overgrown executive will not long be safe companions to liberty. The means of defense against foreign danger have been always the instruments of tyranny at home. Among the Romans it was a standing maxim to excite a war, […]