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About rixlibris

Retired from child care photography after thirty years of coaxing smiles and wiping noses. Currently venting years of repressed fictional story lines via self-published novels. Married and still alive in a remote corner of Waller County, Texas.

EQUAL JUSTICE FOR… WHOM?

Politicians from both sides of the aisle are fond of shouting, “no one is above the law.” It goes without saying that equal justice is a concept that should be treasured by all citizens in any nation but it is … Continue reading

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UNCIVIL WAR GAMES

There are war games being played out in our country, very uncivil war games, and there are three sides involved in these games, the Blue Team, the Red Team and the Purple Team, also known as “Permanent Washington.” Since the … Continue reading

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A VIRUS MOST POLITICAL

History will judge us harshly for our response to this pandemic. We are America, the nation on earth possessed of the greatest treasure of resources with which to address the pandemic and yet we are faring worse than most other … Continue reading

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WHO OWNS THE VIRUS ANYWAY?

There is no reasonable doubt that the novel coronavirus, covid 19, was a gift to the world from the Chinese Communist Party. What remains in dispute is whether this new version of coronavirus is a natural mutation of the covid … Continue reading

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DEEP STATE 101

President Donald J. Trump has promised to eliminate the so-called “Deep State.” As a political talking point he is in good territory, as a practical matter, it won’t happen. The reason, quite simply, is because the Deep State that he … Continue reading

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DRESS REHEARSAL

Father’s Day, 2020, will be more memorable than most. On the Saturday before I suffered a heart attack and spent Sunday being prepped for and receiving a stent.The entire experience proved to be enlightening on many levels. During the course … Continue reading

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ON HATE, ANGER AND MOB RULE

You don’t have to go far to see the results of unbridled hate and anger. Turn on the TV, any news channel, or glance at a newspaper headline and you will see what mob rule, fueled by hate and anger, … Continue reading

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WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG, BAD VIRUS?

Coronavirus is not something anyone would want to be exposed to but, a little perspective please.  This “dread killer” was brought to us by the lovely folks in Wuhan, China.  How it actually got into the human population is still … Continue reading

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CORRUPTOCRACY

“It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.” Mark Twain.  Pudd’nhead Wilson’s New Calendar, 1897 The degree to which these words were true when Twain first penned them … Continue reading

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A TRUE EXISTENTIAL THREAT

Lately we hear politicians and would-be presidential candidates describing climate change as an existential threat, a global crisis that has the potential to end life on earth if we do not alter nearly every aspect of how we live on … Continue reading

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