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Ellis Reyes
The Desert Southwest
I am a husband, a father, a veteran, a teacher and a writer. I post from all of these perspectives.
Interests: Investing, Politics, Education (both policy and application)
Recent Activity
Given the amount of subsidies that we are paying for each, we should all claim 2.9 million illegals and the entire country of Ukraine as dependents on our taxes next year. In addition to being allowed to depreciate these costs... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
The left are not stupid. They are diabolical. They know that if they control the narrative, they control the people. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
Does anyone know how many masks you have to wear to stop monkeypox? Is the social distancing still six feet or does it increase to 8 because monkeys can jump pretty far? If we stay in our enclosures, scream, and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
Do politicians read to kids during non-campaign years? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
How would you know if data were being manipulated if you don't understand the math that was used to derive it? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
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My former school district now has an anonymous tip line where community members can call in and report their neighbors for just about anything that makes them uncomfortable - from their vax status to their refusal to mask-up to their... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
The talking point now is that 192 Republicans voted against a bill to deliver baby formula. What is being left out of this attack is everything else that was in this bill that made it intolerable. Let me create an... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
1. Free speech and censorship cannot coexist 2. Truth is free range, it is NOT curated Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
They scream 'no uterus, no voice', but every single non-gun owning one of them has something to say about firearms. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
Is it a more civilized country that is willing to put its women on the front lines of combat; not out of necessity, but out of a desire to provide "equal opportunity" to female soldiers? Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Serial Thinker Blog
Have you noticed that many of the world's terrorists, whether they are gangbanger street thugs here in the US or Hamas militants in Gaza, immediately claim victim status after THEY commit a crime or act of terrorism? They justify their... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
Except for campaign stops, do you think that a single member of the political class has ever been in Walmart and actually purchased items that they have used - you know like normal people? Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
I'm finding that when I'm scolded for not taking the vaccine, it isn't about the vaccine, it's really about my non-compliance. Rule followers want everyone else to follow the rules and despise those who don't; without ever asking if the... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
Remember 9 months ago when Americans and Afghan allies were left behind in Afghanistan? No Senator or Congress member or high level official flew there or stood up to get them out. Yet they are all taking vacation trips to... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
Hmmm... I wonder how many natural phenomena can be spun as systemically discriminatory... For example, earthquakes impact brown people more than white people - racist; Bengal tigers kill more brown people than white people -- racist; more women die in... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
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Thoughts worth thinking... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
I have a question for the feminists out there… When did no stop meaning no? When a woman says that she does not want the Covid shot, isn’t it coercive to pressure her into taking it? When did consent stop... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
When someone wants to kill you, the time for diplomacy has ended. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
When Louis Armstrong sang "What A Wonderful World", did he mean it? Or was it meant to be a wry criticism of the social inequality of the day? Genuine question. I'm watching a video of him performing that song right... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
Not owning or desiring an EV, I have never thought much about the logistics of them. The other day, I saw a short video that provided some very useful insights. Here are some of the things that I learned: *The... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
Socialist wealth building = corruption. Capitalist wealth building = mutually beneficial transactions between free people. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
Biden’s Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, said yesterday that making abortion illegal, would be bad for the economy. She said that legalized abortion helped women make more money and participate in the labor force! First of all, there is no valid... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
n the struggle to be 'special' when every kid and young adult is told that they are a brilliant genius artist mathematician author poet Division 1 athlete by their parents and teachers -- those who demonstrably are not need to... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
At some point I will leave this world having known a lot of people, having served with an incomparable band of brothers, and having experienced the blessing of a few true friends. CBN was one of them. Today is her... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog
“Let us not underestimate the privileges of the mediocre. As one climbs higher, life becomes ever harder; the coldness increases, responsibility increases.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2022 at The Serial Thinker Blog