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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.

AT THIS POINT WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

Those were the words uttered by Hillary Clinton when asked about details of the attack on our embassy in Benghazi, Lybia in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others were killed. That entire fiasco is now a closed case even … Continue reading

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THE DASH IS WHAT REALLY MATTERS

Life consists of stages and as we transit each we find that our worldview and the methods used to cope with the relentless march of time changes with each new stage. Over the past few years the wife and I … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE GOLDEN THREAD?

It has been said that every conspiracy theory must have a golden thread of truth running through it in order for the theory to be accepted and believed. That statement has always appeared to be valid until now. For the … Continue reading

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A PARLIAMENT OF COWARDS

To paraphrase an old saw, “The beatings will continue until unity occurs.” Republicans have never been known for any collective sense of bravery under fire. We’ve always been the party that will apply the rule of action based on thick … Continue reading

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JUST SHUT UP & BELIEVE WHAT WE SAY

We have a new president. It is no secret that I supported the outgoing administration but it is also true that during the past four years, and through all past administrations I have been vocal about the need for an … Continue reading

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WE MUST RECLAIM THE ABSOLUTES

We are facing a crisis in these United States of America. It is not a Democrat crisis, it is not a Republican crisis nor is it a crisis of recent origin. We are faced with a crisis in ethics, morality … Continue reading

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WHIGS MOVE OVER, COMPANY’S COMING

The American Whig party was formed in 1834 in opposition to President Andrew Jackson. They took their name from the British anti-monarchist party because they styled Jackson as “King Andrew the First.” The Whigs were a very powerful party during … Continue reading

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AND HAST THOU SLAIN THE JABBERWOCK?

We have a contested election in which fully half the country believes the President is a sore loser, needlessly prolonging the inevitable victory of Joe Biden, while the other half is convinced that the election was stolen by an unimaginably … Continue reading

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A CAUTIONARY TALE

Following is a brief foray into history and a moral for our times. In about the third decade of the current era, in the Middle East, the Jewish Nation was being ruled by the Roman Empire. The Jewish people waited … Continue reading

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AMERICA, HAVE YOU NO SHAME?

In the Bible, that book so revered by our founders that they based much of their philosophy upon it, it is written: (Matthew 23:27, RSV) (F)or you are like whitewashed tombs which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of … Continue reading

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