* Editor's Commentaries - #91 The wisdom of "Silent Cal"

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.  "Silent Cal" was one of the names Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States of America, was referred to (typically derisively).  It wasn't that Calvin Coolidge never spoke, so much as it was that he positively eschewed attention and publicity; can you imagine anyone getting anywhere in politics today, let alone ascending to the Presidency of the United States while avoiding attention and publicity?!

Calvin Coolidge, imperfect man that he was, nonetheless possessed in considerable quantity that quality which is increasingly scarce, it is called by a variety of names including "common sense," "good old-fashioned sense," "horse sense," ....

Coolidge said words to the effect that one should not attempt to fix problems prematurely, i.e., he said that most problems which appeared to be approaching down the railroad tracks would derail before they got to you (or at least that is my recollection of his words).  You might liken this idea to "don't fix it, if it's not broken"; but that is not what Calvin Coolidge was referring to.  He was stating that the things which loomed large on the horizon as impending problems, often did not materialize.  Calvin Coolidge, contrary to the mischaracterizations of him, was a good, wise, godly man and President, he was no one's fool, and was possessed of Yankee industry, not laziness.  Coolidge was not one to strain at gnats and swallow camels, and he was not willing to have the federal government meddle in matters which he was convinced there was no constitutional authority for the federal government to get involved in.

There are some people in the USA of Today who believe that if we could have a President now like Calvin Coolidge was, we could right the ship of state by having the federal government cease to interfere in areas it is not constitutionally authorized to address; the problem is that the ship of state is so far gone, so desperately far gone, that merely attempting to reign in the monstrous federal government will not make a difference (and there are multitudes of enemies of God, people, and this nation who are in highly placed positions who will war against any attempts to thwart the ultimate fulfillment of the consistent concerted agenda of the past many decades).

Elsewhere in this website I have referred repeatedly to the need for this nation be visited by national revival and sweeping reformation if it is to survive, and that is what is required; but back to "Silent Cal" and what this 'page' is about. 

.  "Obesity" - Yes, obesity is made out to be one of the greatest problems facing this nation.  Obesity, supposedly, is such a widespread and grave problem, and increasingly pervasive problem, that it must be addressed on a national (aka Federal) basis.  According to the "experts," this nation must wage a war against "Obesity," "childhood Obesity," ....

Apart from the idiocy of the purported epidemic problem of gargantuan proportions, even if you have been indoctrinated into believing that "Obesity" is a major national problem, I have good news for you!  The cure for "Obesity" is right around the corner!

"What" you ask, could that be?  What possible panacea can there be for nationwide "Obesity"?

How about famine?  Yes, famine; and it is coming to a neighborhood near you and me!

Yes, 'christian' Mike Huckabee, the scourge of childhood obesity can and will be resolved without your big brother/big sister public education innovation; isn't that good news?!

.  The "experts" have engaged in all manner of creative programs to bring about famine, e.g., massive destruction of livestock to root out and prevent "Mad Cow" disease, "Hoof in Mouth" disease, e-coli...; massive destruction of poultry to root out and prevent "avian flu," aka "bird flu," aka "Asian bird flu," ....

But the "experts" wickedly clever though they are, are not the root problem; no, the root problem is the rebellion and sinfulness of the USA of Today, which has incurred God's wrath and judgment.  Famine is only a part of the judgment of God coming down the tracks to the USofA.  I would that any and all judgments would only fall upon the wicked, upon the evil, upon the worst of the worst, and absolutely not fall upon any of God's children, nor any of the dear, gentle, kind...who do not know the Lord; but, I have no influence upon what God will do.  It is simply my responsibility to forewarn of what will be (which I have attempted to do for the past couple decades, without noticeable effect).

In case you have not noticed, those who have typically been murderously preyed upon by the evil, have been the gentle, the tender, the kind, the good, the harmless, the innocent, the vulnerable, the best...and this corrupt nation has encouraged such evil, enabled it, rewarded it....

Have you ever heard the saying, "There will be Hell to pay"?  It is perhaps not the most clearly communicated sentiment, but there will be a day of reckoning, and it will fall long before "obesity," "heart disease," "cancer," "greenhouse gases," "global warming," ...bring about the death of the majority of us.

  Occasionally I think while standing up, walking, or even chewing gum, though I can't say I necessarily do my best thinking while exerting myself in these ways - Editor/Ed.

Boys are so silly, I prefer to do my deep thinking, reflection, ruminating, and meditation, while I am reclining at length in the tub, preferably with several servants to attend to my every whim and need.  [One must be careful to only think in moderation while soaking, though, lest one should turn into a prune!]  Umm, I wonder if those silly hunky stone-age boys are thinking about me?  If they think they can use me like I'm some worthless disposable thing, they've got another thing coming! 

{No, bathing beauty.  If I had a lady like you to think about (but a little less "hard-bodied"), I wouldn't manage to think of anything else.  It is true, God does work in mysterious ways.}

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Al's secret to his superior thinking - sitting down.

 Ah yes, now I see the resemblance between Albert Einstein and CBM's Editor, they are both hard-bodied hunks (almost as if chiseled out of stone) and undeniably dreamers.



what's a hunk, am i a hunk too?  boy, i think that lady has the right idea, a relaxing soak in the tub home (toc)

ok you little feller, but while you are splashing around, pretend you are winston churchill, and not a seal.

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