My favorite quote by Ronald Reagan is “Don’t be afraid to see what you see.”

That describes who we are. Surely we all have a slightly different point of view. And our life experiences, education, and attitudes will have a major influence on exactly “what we see.”

But our vision never improves by staying in an ideological bubble. Here at StubbornThings we mean to present information, opinions, resources, and entertainment in a way that is not covered by the bubble of infotainment and pop/celebrity culture.

Many people are sensing that this culture is no more nutritious than cardboard. Let us show you why. Let us show you why freedom, instead of statism and socialism, is the answer for the kind of society that is a pleasure to live in and that America was always meant to be.

“About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences which have given us a great advance over the people of that day, and that we may therefore very well discard their conclusions for something more modern. But that reasoning cannot be applied to this great chapter. If all men are created equal, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final. No advance, no progress can be made beyond these propositions. If anyone wishes to deny their truth or their soundness, the only direction in which he can proceed historically is not forward, but backward toward the time when there was no equality, no rights of the individual, no rule of the people. Those who wish to proceed in that direction can not lay claim to progress. They are reactionary. Their ideas are not more modern, but more ancient, than those of the Revolutionary fathers.” — Calvin Coolidge

Mission Statement: To have fun, to be creative, to share your knowledge and opinions, to bask in the glory that is Western Civilization, and to help roll back the Leftist horde.

We’re free speech advocates. But along with every freedom comes a responsibility.

Play nice. This isn’t Kindergarten, but consider if you would say what you are saying if the person was seated across from you in a restaurant. The “Superman behind the keyboard” factor often comes into play online, turning mild-mannered people into psychos.

Keep your language reasonably clean. You needn’t respect anyone’s ideas, but all true Americans are not mindless zealots. If you want extra foam, go get a latte.

Editor/Publisher: Brad Nelson