Politics

The Ninety-Nine

The American Dream
lies shattered and torn
with broken wings
while they still scorn

Greed consumes them
the puppet-masters
who pull the strings
of the great pretenders.

It is us they rob
These corporate fiends
We’re losing jobs
with hopes, and dreams.

They take our homes
Without a tear
and make more loansRead More »


Real News or Fake News: How To Tell the Difference.

Social Media Popularity

With the popularity of social media such as Facebook and Twitter, and how quickly users can share posts, it is becoming more difficult to tell the difference between what is a credible source and what is not. From memes to genuine news articles to satire sites,...Read More »


DREAM On / The DACA and Deportation

Just Dream

In light of the destruction of the DACA and the outcome that may soon follow, I started to wonder, “Why do we as a country continue to try to cure a symptom and not the source of a problem?”

For those of you that may be unfamiliar with...Read More »


I Know We're Kin, But... / Americas New Found Selfishness

The Economic Fear Gripping America

People Will Surprise You

The other day, as I was walking through my parent’s house, I happened to overhear a conversation my Mother was having with my Great Aunt.

I didn’t intend to eavesdrop. However, I found myself intrigued by their topic of discussion.

My Mother...Read More »


Kentuckynerd.com Live Shows are Almost ready to return!

Parts have been ordered for the soundboard! July should be the latest!

 

Enjoy these Videos to get you pumped back up for the live shows!

 


 

Creator of Kentuckynerd.com and possibly the nerdiest person...Read More »

BREAKING NEWS - Trump has broke the law for the last time!!

TRUMP IS DONE.

That’s the last straw. He has officially done it! Trump will go down as the president that did this!

 

I cannot believe President Trump did what he did!

It’s crazy to even think about!

Trump is a MADMAN!

Trump is a MADMAN no one in their right man can believe he done...Read More »


Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make, I'll Be Watching You. / Corporate America's Influence

In 1972 NAM (National Association of Manufacturers) decided to move it’s base from New York City to Washing DC.

This doesn’t seem like a big deal until you look at the underlying implications of why they chose to make this move.

NAM’s Chief, Burt Raynes, is...Read More »


Corporate Taxes/Whats Killing Americas Middle Class

For the first time since the great depression, America’s middle class has begun to shrink. This is leaving the common man very confused.

We work hard, we pay our taxes, what is happening?

I am going to attempt to give you a run down of what, in my view,...Read More »


I'm still here

Sorry for my absence as of late, I am down with a bad case of the flu. I intend to continue to write as soon as possible.
Thank you for understanding.

Creator of Kentuckynerd.com and possibly the nerdiest person in the state of...Read More »

My Head's Turning White, My Neck's Always Been Red, My Collar's Still Blue/Americas Unions!

The Death of the American Union!

One must ask themselves, how does Right to Work effect me? What does it mean to be in a union?

As my readers no doubt know, I am a small coal town boy. The mines were the lifeblood of mine and many other Appalachian...Read More »


Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary... Yeah, that's America!

We have a system of checks and balances for a reason!

When the head of our executive branch cast aspersions on a member of our judiciary branch, you are watching the beginnings of our entire system’s collapse.

Our government is designed to work as one machine, it is created for the sole...Read More »


America Leads The World/The Refugees Crisis

This is a conversation I had with a republican friend. My words are on the right in blue.

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A Toll Is A Toll, and A Roll Is A Roll / Americas Infrastructure

If Big Business Don’t Get No Tolls,

They Don’t Eat No Rolls

Why is the infrastructure in the most wealthy country in the world crumbling?

President Trump made many campaign promises on his path to the White House. His statement that we need to have a massive push to infrastructure spending was...Read More »


The fight for the right to buy.

Should we really fight for $15?

Over the weekend, I enjoyed the company of a few family members I hadn’t gotten to spend time with for quite a while.
As with many of my family’s gatherings, we relaxed over a “cutthroat” game of Spades and discussed current events. Unlike...Read More »


President Trump Cabinet Picks

My Lords, My Ladies, and Everyone Else Here Not Sitting On A Cushion!

ol·i·gar·chy
ˈäləˌɡärkē/
noun

a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
"the ruling oligarchy of military men around the president"

The President cabinet picks.

Are we, the majority class of America, becoming the peasants to the oligarchy?

In...Read More »


Government Assistance

Please, Sir May I Have Some More???

Basic economics dictates that if a large portion of the population has expendable income then the economy will grow.
As I mentioned in a previous post, I live in a small town in Kentucky. The people of my town have the same...Read More »


Coal keeping the lights on in Eastern Kentucky, is it really?

Keeping the lights on.

I come from a small town in East Kentucky. I love my home, as many small town Americans do. However, being from a small town you begin to wonder, why has my community not grown with the times? Coal keeps the lights on...Read More »


Universal Health Care/Trumpcare

Say What?

According to recent headlines, Trump has stated that all Americans will be “beautifully covered under his replacement for the ACA.

Trump is quoted as saying,“The Congress can’t get cold feet because the people will not let that happen. It’s very much formulated down to the final strokes. We haven’t...Read More »


Artificial Intelligence

No Disassemble!!!!

With the advancements being made in technology and artificial intelligence every day, you have to wonder, at what point is the destruction of a sentient piece of technology a destruction of life? If you give a machine artificial feelings, are these not still feelings?

Society is rapidly coming to a...Read More »


The Intellectual Evolution of the American Citizen

Derrrrrr!

 One must ask themselves, are we as a country becoming less active in the pursuit of knowledge and the advancement of technology, science, and socioeconomic success?

 I recently wrote and article about the advancement of clean energy and the economic benefits of it. This began a cycle of me questioning America’s...Read More »


This mornings thought: Climate Change

Baby, it’s cold outside…

Many in the GOP have made it a point to deny the effects of climate change. While it is each person’s individual right to choose what he or she believes, I can’t understand the benefit to denying our country the ability to invest in technology’s and advancements...Read More »