Percy Blakeney, Author at Granite Grok

Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

To treat or not to treat

To Treat or Not to Treat That is the Question

Healthcare professionals confront the question of whether to treat or not to treat daily. We are just coming out of the completely specious shutdown of our state. Implicit in a pandemic is the decision of to treat or not to treat. So who will make that decision?

the Black Constituency

Why Is the Black Constituency So Hard Core Democrat?

Academia and the media are involved in peddling a narrative. Black America has bought the narrative they are pushing lock, stock, and barrel. The narrative is: Once upon a time, a long, long time ago the GOP used to be the party of black America. The Democrat Party was the racist party.

Down on the Plantation

Down on the Plantation

Was Biden’s gaffe of the week a down on the plantation threat? This week we heard Uncle Joe Biden’s comment, “… You ain’t black if you’re not votin’ fer me…” Was this a reflection of more than Biden personally? Was this another forgivable Bidenism or was it something else?

Choose Socialism

What if We Choose Socialism?

What if we choose socialism? What should we expect? Does Marxism have merit? Socialism as an economic system does not work. With that said, it might be the most attractive political ideology ever.

Liberty and Freedom

Liberty and Freedom

Liberty and freedom are rare in human history. Human instinct is not to yearn for liberty. Rather, humans yearn to be taken care of.

Who Understands Islam?

Who Understands Islam?

Who understands Islam and where should information about Islam come from? A common error made about Islam in progressive society is: You cannot read the Koran and understand it. Oddly, both Muslims and Kafirs (non-muslims) seem to accept the assertion, most without questioning it.

Understanding the USPS’s Situation

Understanding the USPS Situation

Before we spring for a $75 billion bailout perhaps we should take a few minutes for understanding the USPS Situation. Last Friday the US Postal Service made a financial disclosure. It reveals the postal system has sufficient resources to continue operations for at least an entire year.