Red Neck, White Skin, Blue Collar

Ric Leczel
Created 30 Dec 2020
  • Vulnerability: Cost-Benefit Analysis
    16 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 2 1
    COMPASS STAR WORDSMITH This is my first post in Compass Star Wordsmith, and it is a repost of a piece I had originally posted behind the firewall. I read something today on Linked-In that moved me to ...
    15 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    Photo Credit: Ric Leczel. 1906 Stanley #6 Block Plane. Owned by Leonard Hubert Smith II, my Great-Grandfather. Purchased new around 1906, it cost about $2.10 brand new. My first restoration project. A...
  • 9/11 - Sacrifice and Honor
    11 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    A picture says a thousand words… Photo Credit: History in HD via Unsplash Photo Credit: Lerone Pieters via Unsplash Photo Credit: Julien di Majo via Unsplash Photo Credit: Jon Tyson via Unsplash
  • There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics
    03 Sep 2021 • 15 min read • 2 2
    I believe the moral salvation of America will be due to interracial relationships that produce multiracial children. If racism and slavery are America’s original sin, multiracialism and tribal liberat...
  • Gonna Be Some Changes 'Round Here
    27 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    I lead a blessed life. All of you are part of those blessings. Thank you. My re-entry into the working-out-of-the-house segment of the population is now in full swing. The real estate market is red-ho...
  • Sunday Funday
    22 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 2
    There is too much going on the past two weeks. We need a breather. Imagine doing this for a living… Share Or how about riding a 100 footer? Just another day at the office, right… Leave a comment If th...
  • Can We Argue?
    20 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 0 3
    What is an argument? And why do we have them? Are they, or should they be, always antagonistic? Are they emotionally damaging? Are they to be avoided? I love to argue. Some people hate that about me. ...
  • Be Vulnerable
    13 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    I am easily trapped in states of compulsive consumptive obsession. I happen upon a new thing, like a song or a food, and I go off the deep end. It’s ok, though, it seems to match my short attention sp...
  • Steven Beschloss Banned Me from Commenting. Boo-Hoo!
    06 Aug 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Steven Beschloss is the brother of Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss. By all appearances, he is a successful man. I have subscribed to Steven’s content for a while now. I disagree with almost e...
  • Of Craft and Art
    31 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 2 5
    A few words to my friends and followers, I will start with Thank You. I believe life is divided into five elements that combine to create culture. The impetus for my blog/content/rage into the wind wa...
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