From the Desk of John Rourke – April 19th, 2017


Trump signed the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order on Tuesday. This order works to reduce the number of guest worker visas and require GOVERNMENT agencies to purchase American-made products and hire Americans – whenever possible.

I have little disagreement with what I have seen so far. Critics state that this goes against capitalism and free market by reducing competition. I would suggest that paying foreign workers pennies on the dollar reduces competition and creates unfair and unrealistic competition.

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I just watched a movie called “Good Kill” on Netflix. Thought it was very good. Stars Ethan Hawke who I am not the biggest fan of but he did a great job. The movie is related to remote drone pilots and the moral struggles they endure.

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Another radical Muslim kills 3 people yelling “Allahu Akbar” and the act is termed a “random act of violence”.

I don’t think so.

This is another indication of the invasion that is taking place where an incompatible ideological belief system is allowed an attempted co-existence with the rest of civilized society.

It isn’t working.

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From the “You Have Got To Be Kidding Me” file – there is now a call to remove the American flag from sporting events.

Holy crap.

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Another picture from my vacation last week:

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Above: Playing around with a magnesium fire starter at the cabin.

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