The Flood of Government Code Violations, A Regulation Nightmare

The Flood of Government Code Violations, A Regulation Nightmare

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Aug. 18, 2019) — “Heaven is purpose, principle, and people.  Purgatory is paper and procedure.  Hell is rules and regulations.”    Dee Hock, founder and CEO of VISA Credit Card “As government regulations grow slowly, we become used to the harness.  Habit is a […]

Confront The Bully Or Be His Slave!

Confront The Bully Or Be His Slave!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Aug. 11, 2019) — As a rule, we aren’t prone to use biblical analogies or parables in our frequent articles and essays, although sometimes they can be useful because of everyone’s common knowledge of them ….. especially the story of David and Goliath.  We […]

There Is Only One Inviolate Truth in the Declaration

There Is Only One Inviolate Truth in the Declaration

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Aug. 3, 2019) — “Life is a fight to stay alive and a fight to stop others from taking your freedom, your property and your life from you.  The fight is eternal, from birth to death.”   Ron Ewart That “truth” in the Declaration […]

Yes, White Men Built America. It’s A Fact

Yes, White Men Built America.  It’s A Fact

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Jul. 21, 2019) — For obvious reasons, we purposely preface this article with the following statement:   “In our articles, we don’t pull any punches and never will.  We write what many others are afraid to write.  We say what others don’t have the […]

Oh What Fools We Mortals Be When We Practice Stupidity

Oh What Fools We Mortals Be When We Practice Stupidity

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Jul. 14, 2019) — “There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.”    Robertson Davies – Canadian novelist – journalist (1913 – 1995) There is no […]

Is the 4th of July Truly Independence Day?”

Is the 4th of July Truly Independence Day?”

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Jul. 3, 2019) — “And the rocket’s red glare ….. the bombs bursting in air ….. gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.  Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave ….. O’er the land of the free and […]

D-Day

D-Day

“IT MUST BE FOUGHT FOR” To the Editor: Today, June 6th, we pause to honor those who sacrificed so much for our freedom 75 years ago.   On this date in 1944, the Allied forces, led by Americans, stormed the beaches in Normandy (France), in order to liberate Europe from the Nazi butchers.   It was that […]

Lest We Forget The Heroes of America’s Silent Revolution

Lest We Forget The Heroes of America’s Silent Revolution

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (May 12, 2019) — “The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution.  But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.” Hugo Black – Former U. S. Senator and Associate Justice […]

Nothing Will Change Until the PEOPLE Act!

Nothing Will Change Until the PEOPLE Act!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Apr. 28, 2019) — “It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the […]

Free Tuition for Marginal Professors (RR)

Free Tuition for Marginal Professors (RR)

“A HELPING HAND” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Apr. 24, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the show that just lays it out for everyone to see and judge for themselves, ‘The Pulse of the Nation.’ Hello, my name is Roving and I’ll be your host while we quiz our neighbors as to […]

Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Apr. 14, 2019) — “The Great Western rural landowner epitomizes the raw courage, self-reliance and fierce independence of Western America’s past.  He (or she) must not only face what nature and the markets can throw at him, he must suffer and endure the […]

If You Let Them Win, War Is Inevitable

If You Let Them Win, War Is Inevitable

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Mar. 17, 2019) — “Here I stand on the brink of war again, a citizen of no place, no time, no country but my own . . . and that a land lapped by no sea but blood, bordered only by the outlines […]

Selling Socialism to America

Selling Socialism to America

“A PETER PAN GENERATION” by Linda Goudsmit, ©2019, blogging at Pundicity (Mar. 9, 2019) — Socialism is a tough sell to Americans who evaluate ideas based on facts and a remarkably easy sell to Americans who evaluate ideas based on feelings. The adult world of facts is a foreign land to the infantilized world of […]

Liberals Fully Intend To Bury Conservatives

Liberals Fully Intend To Bury Conservatives

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Mar. 3, 2019) — “We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion.  The great task in life is to find reality.”  Iris Murdoch – Irish-born British novelist and philosopher (1919 to 1999) If you have any doubts about the intentions of the […]

It’s Not the Politicians We Fear, It’s the People

It’s Not the Politicians We Fear, It’s the People

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Feb. 17, 2019) — “Fear not the politician for he or she is but an identical reflection in the mirror of the people in the majority.”  — Ron Ewart THE STATE OF THE UNION:  This article is offered for free because it has no […]

Freedom or Socialism?

Freedom or Socialism?

“THE GREATEST THREAT” by John Porter, ©2019 (Jan. 25, 2019) — All who love Freedom please hear me. Human life is one long struggle for Freedom. People struggle individually for Freedom from different personal things in their lives. You have your personal struggles and I have mine. But there is a Freedom that is paramount […]

This Is The Dysfunctional Government We The People Elected

This Is The Dysfunctional Government We The People Elected

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Jan. 19, 2019) — “The People’s Choice” By Ron Ewart Never have so “few” upset so many. Divided, angry and frustrated are we. Sadly, the “few” aren’t worth a halfpenny. But still we bow down to them on bended knee. Those “few” we […]

Are Americans Condemning Their Children To Slavery?

Are Americans Condemning Their Children To Slavery?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2018 (Dec. 23, 2018) — Would you see your children Condemned to slavery When there was a chance You could save them? Would you deny them liberty? Would you deny your family freedom? You cannot fight an enemy if you cannot see him.  You […]

Out of Tyranny Freedom Was Born

Out of Tyranny Freedom Was Born

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2018, President, NARLO (Nov. 24, 2018) — They came and they kept coming.  The British came.  The Dutch came.  The Swedes came.  The Germans came.  The French came.  The Spaniards came.  The Italians came and the Greeks came.  Individuals and families came because they were being […]

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