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Chic Hollis

Chic Hollis
Chic Hollis is a longtime drummer and motorcyclist, who served in the US Air Force in North Africa. Married 4 times with 5 children born in 5 different countries on four continents, Chic is a politically independent citizen of the world interested in helping Americans understand the reality that is life overseas where many intelligent, educated, and industrious people aren't as privileged as we are in the US. He studied Latin, Greek, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German and ran several large companies. Sadly, Chic Has left this planet and we miss him very much, but we are very pleased to display his amazing writing works.

Jeb Bush for President: Will America Vote for First Family of...

Candidates are elected to office in this nation when the independent citizens who decide to vote align themselves with some political party.
opinions of workers. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Most Americans Have The Freedom to Get Rid of What We...

Terrorism and assassination attempts are unsettling, unnecessary, and counterproductive. The wrong people are the victims!

If You are Truly Seeking Success in Your Enterprise, Follow This...

In any human activity, a smoother flow of the work improves the attitude of the workers and the ultimate quality of the product.
differing opinions.

Some Humans Believe that: ‘The Only Good Infidel is a Dead...

It is understandable that people dislike others who ill-treat them. But it is hard to understand the religious reasoning that infidels who do no harm should be killed.
Yelling opinions.

A Poem for New Year’s Day

We don't read about the insidious terrorist activities in China. How has that populous country avoided the Muslim Jihad?
opinions, ideas.

In America Someone is Likely to be Against Whatever You are...

As unity vanishes among citizens and sensible bi-bartisan-ship becomes obsolete in legislative bodies, the possibility of pleasing the 'hoi poloi' is remote.
differing opinions.

The Mantle of Power That Cloaks The Sinister Behavior of Politicians

A mere handful of elected officials rule this democracy with an iron fist. Any report card based on their performance would embarrass the parents of these ambitious, inperialistic spendthrifts.

Observing Three Forms of Protoplasm That Must Deal with Reality

Most humans act like they are the most important life forms in the universe. However, reverse engineering would show us that there are common responses to reality by all forms of life.

The Squirming Masochists of California

The newly elected governor of California has a tough job that the last legislature was unable to solve: a State Budget shortfall of $25 billion.

Sanity in This Insane Asylum Called Earth

In a nation like ours where obfuscation is the norm in excusing irrational behavior, 'lame-duck' politicians are exempt from wearing straightjackets.
Yelling opinions.

The Crux of the Conflict Between Humans

The major emphasis in my Sociology College Course was on Conflict. Social problems haven't changed in nearly 60 years!

What, Me Worry? About What? Part 2

There are all kinds of reasons why humans think that they should worry, and one basic reason worrying isn't worth wasting the time: the inescapable Grim Reaper!

What, Me Worry? About What? Part 1

Stressed out folks need to follow the advice of Mad Magazine: Cool it, because there is so little that worrying can accomplish.

It’s the Law! Your Representatives Passed it. Obey It!

Don't argue with those who enforce the law, even when it is unfair and unjust. But who determines what is fair and just?

Which came first? (You might be surprised)

The chicken and egg conundrum has not been solved yet. But here's an attempt to do that.
opinions, ideas.

Altruism, the Offspring of Guilt. Part 2. The Solution

Coming to terms with the challenge of sorting out who deserves a hand-out and who doesn't.

Altruism, the Offspring of Guilt. Part 1. The Problem

Feeling guilty for the poor, the needy, and the wretched can have a more subtle impact on a human than a hangover. But the apparent remedy is to share our sparse resources with those who are without.

The Curse of the Accessible Internet

The embarrassment of our nation's leaders due to the WikiLeaks will pass, and civic life will go on as usual. Nevertheless, someone has to find a way to safeguard critical information.

Where Does a Youngster Obtain a Student Loan for The School...

Credit helps people get started in life if you qualify. But first you need a job, and a habit of savings something to pay back the generous creditor.
opinions of workers. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Isolation: the Insulation Necessary to Avoid Many Human Aberrations

Traveling by commercial airlines in the U.S. today is a most disagreeable experience because all passengers are treated as potential suicide bombers.