If it’s broken…fix it!

Indeed, this is a play on the old axiom; “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it!” But if you’re reading this, you know that something is terribly, terribly broken in our government.

As we head towards the 2014 elections, the latest “most important election of our lifetime” (I’ve heard that for the last 30 years), I’m beginning to detect a slight shift from Obama being the latest anti-Christ to Hillary being the new anti-Christ. Just as Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry were the previous anti-Christs. Man, we sure know how to survive anti-Christs!

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I am bringing my website back to life!

I am bringing my website back to life!

Thanks to my good friend Phil Graves, also the designer of my website, MarkKreslins.com is alive once again. Phil encouraged me to keep the domain going over the years since I last posted here back in 2011 and I am grateful he had the foresight.  Plus, he has pretty good design skills (hint, if you… Continue Reading

The Myth of the “Good” Government

The Myth of the “Good” Government

Here’s the real problem, a real frog-in-the-kettle dilemma; most people embrace a belief that the government is good (benevolent) or at worst, innocuous.  How far from the truth they are. Benevolent: an inclination to do kind or charitable acts Innocuous: Harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent; Inoffensive; unprovocative; not exceptional. Are these the terms we should use when… Continue Reading

Decentralizing Our Federal Government – The Only Viable Solution

As we observe the ignoble acts of the Congress, Executive Branch and Judicial Branch and our frustrations grow as we see an ever expanding central government devour more liberty and property, it’s time to state the obvious…we must force Washington DC to decentralize.     Implicit in the Declaration of Independence which breathed life into the birth… Continue Reading

Principles that guide my voting

I’ve been asked over the years which candidate’s I would be endorsing for the various elections and why; here’s my response. First, as an unaffiliated voter, I am only allowed to vote in the general election. I have “adopted” a party during a primary, but only for a particular person I really hoped would win. That… Continue Reading