Michael Murphy The Voice of Reason

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Lifestyle
Cigarettes Can Kill - Or Get You Killed

The 1980s was a very memorable decade in my life, and, in fact, our family’s lives as well. We owned and operated the Fixed Base Operation (FBO) in Childress, TX as sort of service station for aircraft and pil

Education
Education in America - Then and Now

Our founders were big on education. They believed a nation that was educated was more likely to remain free. However, if education was so important, why didn’t they include it in the U.S. Constitution? I believe th

Politics
Federal Supremacy vs States Rights  - Federal Government vs Cox/Kettler

In Kansas’ 2013 legislative session, a bill was passed by both houses and signed into law which was intended to outline the importance of the power of a sovereign state. Understand, the people and states have not d

Politics
'I Will See it Out or Go to Heaven in its Ruins'

In the winter of 1777, Benjamin Rush spoke with John Adams in Baltimore concerning the ongoing  Revolutionary War. Adams said, “We shall succeed in our struggle, provided we repent of our sins and forsake them

Politics
For A Few Dollars More

Imagine a typical American family where both husband and wife work so they can possibly enjoy more of life than just the essentials of food and shelter. They have a nice home, not extravagant by any means, more than 

Politics
Civil Asset Forfeiture Today - A Cashless Society Next?

Franklin’s statement of giving up liberty for security and in the end having neither is on our horizon in yet another instance. I recall when Civil Asset Forfeiture came on the scene. The war on drugs

Politics
Nationalism or Patriotism?

There are some things we know deep inside that are true, but we often don’t sit back and think about them.  One is the saying that character is defined by what we do when no one is watching.  However, emo

Education
“I Desire You Would Remember The Ladies”

On March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams wrote her husband John and implored him, “I desire you would remember the ladies.”  Indeed.  I have written in past weeks of some of the women who stepped up do thei

Politics
Time Is Short

Fairly recently I have written a couple of articles that tell you where I am mentally and emotionally.  I Don't Think I Can Take It Any Longer voiced my frustration with the system and the people

Politics
Challenge and Opportunity

The soldiers were gradually gathering their supplies and equipment for the night’s march. Departure was hours away, so there was no sense of urgency. The men were seasoned warriors; they had seen much death and may

Politics
A Remarkable Woman

It was a dark and quiet night. The cabin was quite remote, located near a stream for ease of gathering water. The chinking between the logs had been removed for the summer to aid in ventilation. The man of the house was

Politics
Men, Women, and Busses

Once upon a time… Now, when a story begins like that we all understand it is likely not a real story, but one with a message. An important message. Once upon a time, there was a rural school district located

The Voice of Reason

Taxes and fees, Manchester Attack, Education, Cigarettes can kill, Who is the voice of reason?...

The Voice of Reason

Cox and Kettler guilty in Kansas, Trump and the Comey memo and the death of Roger Ailes...

The Voice of Reason

Michael Murphy talks about issues of the day and the root of problems, from inflation to The Fed, to debt and the dollar....

The Voice of Reason

Michael Murphy speaks about the health care bill just passed by the House, the French Presidential election, Trumps EOs, North Korea, Taxes and civil asset forfeiture...

Challenges & Opportunities

I talk about challenge and opportunity, the firing of Bill O'Reilly and more. Current Events, #billoreilly, #challengeandopportunity, #founderskeep, #georgewashington, #th...

The Voice of Reason

Michael Murphy talks about the United Airlines incident with the doctor, as a retired captain with United he has a unique perspective. #aremarkablewoman, #fakenews, #ican'...