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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.

GREED 101

No modern day discussion of greed would be complete without a reference to Gordon Gekko. the character played by actor Michael Douglas in the movie ‘Wall Street.’ There are quite a few Gekko pull quotes from the movie available online … Continue reading

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REQUIEM FOR A PANDEMIC

Can you think of a more pathetic sight than this? The party is over but the host doesn’t want it to end. Streamers are hanging from the ceiling, mistletoe above the door, and the table is littered with used dishes … Continue reading

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ALL STATES ARE EQUAL BUT SOME ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS

Paraphrasing George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ to illustrate a simple concept my mother drummed into my head from as far back as I can remember, ‘Words mean things.’ In his other memorable offering, ‘1984,’ Orwell used a construct called “Newspeak” as … Continue reading

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ROUNDING THIRD, HEADED FOR SECOND

In the bottom of the ninth, despite home field advantage, the home team finds itself down by one run and a man on first when the team’s weakest batter, with a two and two count, manages to put the ball … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WHEN THE FIRE STARTS TO FIZZLE

We have now added “Mass Formation Psychosis” to the lexicon of useful thought pictures when describing how and why the ubiquitous ‘they’ were ale to seize control of the pandemic and use it to usurp control across a wide spectrum … Continue reading

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THE BAYER TRUTH FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH

LifeSiteNews. “Bayer CEO admits vaxx marketing meant to deceive the public.” In an online news article from ‘lifesitenews.com Bayer Executive: mRNA shots are ‘gene therapy’ marketed as ‘vaccines’ to gain public trust’ presents some rather disturbing statements by Stefan Oelrich, … Continue reading

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I HEAR THE TRAIN A’COMING

“When the gates are all down, and the signal is flashing,The whistle is screaming in vain,And you stay on the tracks, ignoring the facts,Well you can’t blame the wreck on the train. __ Don McLean Those lyrics came to mind … Continue reading

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NOT A HILL TO DIE ON

In a recent interview by Bill O’Reilly, Donald Trump was roundly (and deservedly) booed when he announced that he had taken the vaccine booster shot and advised others to do the same. “45” attempted to dismiss the crowd’s reaction as … Continue reading

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A LITTLE ANALYSIS COULDN’T HURT

Baa, Baa. Fellow American sheep.They’re stealing our freedom While we all sleep. In writing fiction we strive to construct believable plot lines. As authors we realize that we cannot stray too far from a logical progression of events or we … Continue reading

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IF YOU AIN’T SCARED, YOU AIN’T PATRIOTIC

OMG, Omicron has been loosed upon the world, whatever can we do? Only one fall back position is left to us, when in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout.” How much longer can this go on? … Continue reading

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