To My Loyal Readers

I have enjoyed writing articles for this website for nine years.  There is a fee that I must pay on a yearly basis in order to have this platform.  I pay on a yearly basis and I decide each year if I wish to renew my website.

In the past it has been relatively easy. I just called the website phone number and in a few minutes a real person came on line to talk with me and to encourage me to purchase more products that I neither wanted or needed.  However, I was always polite and listened carefully to the individual’s sales pitch.  Then I declined all these unneeded new options and renewed my website for another year.

I have called several times in the past few weeks and have listened to a long and somewhat strange message that required me to press numerous numbers to speak to someone.  After pressing an unusually large number of prompts, I was informed that my wait time would be 28 minutes.  I have a great deal of patience for important things in life, but it is beyond the pale  to wait for a half hour on a cell phone in order to speak to a person.  So I tried again and the wait time was 60 minutes.  My wait time limit is about five minutes.  So, I never got to speak to a real person and this may result in the demise of my website.

Many years ago while working on my B.A. Degree, I was asked by a professor if I would like to work in an independent study program for four semester hours of college credit in the field of psychology.  Obviously this professor had a higher view of my intelligence than I did because independent study courses were only offered to the brightest and the best.  I agreed and worked with a professor on the inchoate and somewhat arcane field of learning theory and psycholinguists.  In simple terms this means I studied how people learn and how people communicate.

My work confirmed what I had already figured out and that was that people really have a hard time communicating with each other.  I was required to learn and apply some really high powered mathematical equations to justify my conclusion that human communication is complex and too often misunderstood.

This research was done before the time when people had personal computers in their houses because PC’s were not yet on the market.  Today the misuse and unwise use of electronic devises, in my view, makes communication much harder.  When I called my website to complete a simple business transaction, there message went something like this: ” Welcome to our automatic system. Press one if you are calling to actualize your domain; Press 2 if you have an existing website; Press 3 if you would like to increase your customer base; Press 4 if you are a midget; Press 5 if you speak Chinese; Press 6 if you believe in Jesus; Press 7 if you do not believe in Jesus; Press 8 if you are a Serbo-Croat; Press 9 if you are troubled by your sexuality; Press 10 if you are a White Nationalist; Press 11 if you are living in the U.S. or the Solomon Islands; etc. etc. Press 130 if you really believe that you will ever get to speak to a real person. Press star to hear this message again.  The wait time is approximately 42 minutes. ”

R. Van Conoley  ( So gentle readers, if this website disappears in September, I would like to thank you humbly for your loyal readership.  If the website is still available in September, it would mean that I actually got to speak to a real person. )

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Understanding Jeffrey Epstein And The Vatican

Flight logs show that from 2001 to 2003, former President Bill Clinton flew on Epstein’s private plane 26 times.  The press named the plane ” The Lolita Express. ”

Now if you are wondering how Epstein got away with his nefarious actions for so very long, this website suggests that on the homepage you type VATICAN into the search space and then click go. A list of 29 articles will appear relating to the longstanding sexual abuse of children by pedophile Catholic priests.

The very fact that pedophile Catholic priests and higher level members of the Catholic Church have been molesting children for more than 50 years speaks very clearly to this issue.  The failure of U.S. authorities to act forcefully against the Catholic Church in the U.S. clearly demonstrates that the justice system in the U.S. will place political concerns over the moral dictates of our legal system.

R. Van Conoley  ( The evil of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been a model for sexual abuse of children by other individuals.  I find it so very strange that the longstanding sexual abuse of children by pedophile priests was not even mentioned in regards to the Epstein tragedy !  I thank President Donald Trump for banning Jeffrey Epstein from Mar a Lago many years ago.  It speaks well for Donald Trump’s character.)

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A Wise Saying – Part 178

A member of Parliament said to Disraeli : ”  Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”  Disraeli responded: ” Sir, that depends on whether I embrace your policies or your mistress. “

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A Wise Saying – Part 177

The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.                        George Bernard Shaw

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Christine Blasey Ford Wants To Testify Again

To : Nancy Pelosi;  Speaker of the U.S. House;  Washington, D.C.

From : Christine Blasey Ford; July 27, 2019

This letter is to inform you that about five, but maybe two or six, months ago, I was abducted by ICE agents.  I was in an area, I really do not remember where, when a car with flashing blue lights pulled up near me.  An ICE agent got out and he told me that he had an arrest warrant for me after showing me his badge.  All I can remember is that it was in an area where there were no surveillance cameras.

I was handcuffed and I got in the backseat of the car with another ICE agent.  The ICE agent placed a cloth with some chemical on it over my mouth and nose and I lost consciousness.

When I awoke, I was in a soundproof room in an unknown location.  I was totally naked and I was tied to a bed lying on my back.  I was raped by Vice President Pence and I was then raped by Attorney General William Barr.  The next day I was raped by two ICE agents. They said that this was to teach me a lesson and that I should go back where I came from.

Later, I had another cloth placed over my nose and mouth and I lost consciousness again. When I woke up, I was fully clothed and in a public park that had no security cameras.

I believe that it is extremely important for me to testify before the U.S. House to inform the American public about these events.  I did not contact the police because I know that evil ICE agents are everywhere.  Please contact me and we can set up a time for me to testify.

Sincerely, Christine Blasey Ford /s/ ______________

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Projection of Electoral Votes For 2020 as of 6/30/2019 (Presidential 2020 )

As of 6/30/2019, this website calculates the Democratic candidate with 186 electoral votes.

As of 6/30/2019, this website calculates the Republican candidate with 249 electoral votes.

As of  6/30/2019, there are 103 electoral votes in ten states that are undecided.

For detailed information, readers should reference an article titled: ” Presidential 2020 Borderline State Projections. ” To view the above referenced article: 1) Go to home page on this website, 2) Type Michigan into the search box, 3) Click go.

R. Van Conoley

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Presidential 2020 Borderline State Projections

Too much of the news was false or fake news in 2016.  Possibly Hillary Clinton’s greatest mistake in 2016 was to believe her own false propaganda. Presently it is too early to accurately compute presidential projections.  However, it is not too early to compute and analyze the 2020 presidential battleground states.

Battleground states are sometimes called purple states.  A battleground or purple state is a state that could be won by either party and is too close to designate.  The news media uses a “heat map” to show which states have voted their electoral votes for the Republican candidate ( Red ) or the Democratic candidate ( Blue ).  States too close to call are designated in purple.

Just as there is fake and false news from both the left and the right, the internet is overloaded with websites that are nothing more than propaganda tools.  Some of the political websites claim that there are seven borderline states while other websites claim that there are fifteen borderline states.

If you are ready for some straight talk, this website has statistically computed the states that are borderline states for the 2020 election as of June 30, 2019.  At this time there are ten clear borderline states.  At a later time, this website will update the projections as additional data is available and political sentiments change.  There are exactly ten states that qualify as borderline states at this time.  They are as follows:

1) ARIZONA – Arizona is a battleground state.  In 2016, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton and won the eleven electoral votes from Arizona.  In 2020, Arizona has an important U.S. Senate race.  Arizona is deep purple presently.

2) NEVADA – Nevada was won by Clinton in 2016 in a close race so Clinton earned all of the six electoral votes from Nevada.  Nevada is deep purple for 2020.

3) COLORADO – Colorado is a battleground state that was won by Clinton in 2016 in a close race.  Colorado has a large percentage of voters registered as NPA.  NPA stands for No Party Affiliation.  NPA voters are often defined as independent voters and they are not affiliated with either major party.  Colorado’s nine electoral votes are too important for either party to ignore.  Also, Colorado is geographically located in the region that is part of the Arizona-Nevada-Colorado complex.  Presidential candidates that campaign Colorado are located in an area where it would be also wise to visit Arizona and Nevada.  Colorado is deep purple for the 2020 presidential election at this time.

4) VIRGINIA – Virginia is now viewed as a purple or battleground state for the 2020 presidential election.  Clinton won Virginia in 2016, but political analysts point out that Trump might have won Virginia in 2016 if Trump had invested more time and money in Virginia.  Also, if Trump had invested more time and money in Virginia, he may have lost other states and lost the 2016 election.  Virginia, with thirteen electoral votes is deep purple at this time.  While the Democratic party holds much of the local and countywide offices, the Democratic party has lost popularity in the state recently.

5) PENNSYLVANIA – Pennsylvania is viewed as deep purple by just about every valid political analyst.  Pennsylvania was won by Trump in 2016 in a very close election.  Pennsylvania, with their 20 electoral votes is too important for either party to ignore.

6) NEW HAMPSHIRE – New Hampshire was won by Clinton in 2016.  With only four electoral votes, some may think that NH can be overlooked.  It can not and it remains deep purple at this time.

7) MAINE – Maine was won by Clinton in 2016 in a close election.  In 2020, Maine has an important Senate election that might help the republican candidate win the state.  Maine has only four electoral votes, but neither party can ignore this deep purple state.

8) MICHIGAN – Michigan was won by Donald Trump in 2016.  It was an amazing victory for Trump that few expected.  Yet, the republican nominee has no guarantee that he can win again in 2020.  Michigan has a U.S. Senate race that might help the Democratic candidate in 2020.  Michigan has 16 electoral votes that are deep purple at the present time.  With fourteen congressional districts, it is important for both parties to have popular congressional candidates supporting their respective tickets.

9) WISCONSIN – Wisconsin was a stunning victory for Trump in 2016.  Many analysts believe that Clinton could have won this state if she had invested more of her time campaigning in Wisconsin.  Wisconsin with ten electoral votes has some strong liberals on the Democratic side and strong conservatives on the republican side.  With a small number of independents, it may be the independents that decide who wins this deep purple state in 2020.

10) MINNESOTA – Minnesota was won by Clinton in 2016 in a close race.  The state has 10 electoral votes and is presently deep purple at this time.  A number of political analysts believe that Obama purposely located a large number of immigrants in Minnesota. Many of the immigrants were awaiting court decisions and governmental decisions relating to their status.  Citizens from Minnesota are strongly independent having elected Jesse Ventura as governor in past years.  Reading today’s headlines, you might believe that the 2020 presidential campaign has already begun in Minnesota.  With eight congressional districts it is important for both parties to have popular  congressional candidates seeking election on November 3, 2020.

R. Van Conoley

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A Gold Star Award For Michael San Nicolas

Every 30 to 60 days, this website awards a gold star to a member of congress for doing or saying something that helps the American People.  This gold star award goes to Representative Michael San Nicolas.  Mr. San Nicolas is an American Citizen that was born on the Island of Guam.

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Mr. San Nicolas was a member of the U.S. House Banking committee that was gathering information about another proposed form of a digital currency or a cryptocurrency. The gentleman testifying before the committee was somehow connected to Facebook.  Evidently Facebook now wants to deal in a new digital currency.

Representative San Nicolas asked the individual testifying before the committee a number of extremely important questions.  The representative did his homework very well.  Unfortunately the answers rendered were far less sensible than the questions asked.  Representative San Nicolas finally said: ” I simply do not believe you. ” Those were exactly my thoughts and I congratulate the Representative for his thorough questioning of the Facebook representative.

Readers should read an article published on this website on January 27, 2018.  The article is titled: ” Bitcoin: The Greatest Scam In The Universe. ” Simply type the word bitcoin into the search box on the home page and the article will appear for your perusal.

I admire a lot of things that President Trump has accomplished in the U.S. economy.  However, I am not aware of any position taken by President Trump regarding cryptocurriencies.  With the 2020 presidential election looming nearer and nearer, it seems like BOTH the democratic candidate and the republican candidate should state a clear position on digital currencies.

While my article referenced above is totally opposed to digital currency in any and all forms, I have an open mind and I would be glad to change my mind if any well informed individual could explain to a reasonable degree how this inchoate and arcane system would work in our present economic system in both the U.S. and the world.

R. Van Conoley  ( Editor’s Note: Mr. San Nicolas is a member of the Democratic party and serves in the House as Guam’s at-large district. )

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2020 Presidential Projection : 6/30/2019

As of June 30, 2019, it makes very little sense to project trends in the November 3, 2020, Presidential election.  The two major parties have not even held their conventions.

However, since almost every political poll was wrong and extremely misleading in 2016, Sanityandsense.com will issue the first in a series of Presidential polls relating to the 2020 Presidential election.  This website and The Los Angeles Times Poll were the only two preference polls that were proven valid by the election results.

The following are the data obtained as of June 30, 2019, regarding the 2020 Presidential election.  The democratic choice was stated as democratic without any name attached.  The republican choice was stated as republican without any name attached.  The results follow:

The democratic candidate would win three states. They are: 1) Massachusetts with 11 electoral votes; 2) The District of Columbia with 3 electoral votes; and 3) Oregon with 7 electoral votes.

The republican candidate would win four states. They are: 1) Tennessee with 11 electoral votes; 2) Montana with 3 electoral votes; 3) Indiana with 11 electoral votes, and 4) Mississippi with 6 electoral votes.

So as of 6/30/2019, the democratic party has 21 electoral votes projected.  As of 6/30/2019, the republican party has 31 electoral votes projected.  As of 6/30/2019, 486 electoral votes were undecided.  The number of electoral votes needed to win is 270.

All political projections are subject to change when the data changes.  This website uses factual content, statistical analysis, voting trends, and a heavy emphasis on voters registered as independents or registered as (NPA ) no party affiliation.

R. Van Conoley

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A Letter To President Trump

Dear President Trump:

You and I are the same age.  Like you, I never smoked, abused alcohol, nor ever used illegal drugs.

Unlike you, I have studied nutrition and biochemistry for more than 50 years.  I suffer from arthritis and it is painful.  As a young man I remain thankful that I was healthy.  But as a young man I carefully observed my relatives on both my mother’s and father’s sides of the family.  I noticed that almost none of my older relatives ever suffered from cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or kidney disease, but almost all were victims of some form of arthritis which started in their early 50’s.  Genetics does indeed play a great factor in our health.

The American medical establishment wants to treat arthritis with knee replacements, hip replacements, and other forms of surgery which are often painful to the patients but extremely profitable to the surgeons.  Sometimes the surgery does very little to help the problem and sadly sometimes the surgery can damage the patient and even expose the patient to bacterial infections.

Understanding osteoarthritis is so very simple that I will explain it in one easy to understand sentence.  Osteoarthritis occurs when a connective compound between bones, known as cartilage, wears out and is not replaced.  The destruction of cartilage allows one bone to come in direct contact with another bone when the cushioning cartilage is depleted.

Cartilage is a special compound that is different from bone.  Many Seniors your age and mine take two compounds found in cartilage called glucosamine and chondroitin in hopes of growing new cartilage and curing their pain and their arthritic condition.

Unfortunately, God or evolution or both, did not make human life that simple.  Research has very clearly shown that certain biochemical compounds are produced in smaller quantities as people age, especially individuals over 50 years of age.  Cartilage is a compound that is under produced in older individuals and there lies the source of pain and arthritic aging.  My research focused on one very simple question.  What compound, if any, would safely promote the growth of cartilage in older adults ?

The answer to that question can be found in a gland that lies deep in the brain.  It is called the pituitary gland.  The pituitary gland produces a small number of protein hormones.  One of the hormones produced by the pituitary gland is called Human Growth Hormone and is abbreviated HGH.

Several decades ago, HGH was called the anti-aging hormone.  While HGH can not turn back the clock and make me and you like we were when we were 20 years old, HGH can effectively and safely reduce many problems associated with aging.  HGH can promote cartilage growth in many individuals who suffer with arthritis from deficiencies of cartilage.

For your information, Mr. President, the FDA today allows the use of HGH in two groups of people: 1) Children with dwarfism, and 2) Adults over the age of 60 who test low in HGH and have a valid need for HGH. The FDA, correctly in my view, banned HGH for the use in healthy young adults solely for the purpose of increasing athletic performance. The FDA ban relating only to athletes has made it impossible for a law abiding citizen like me to obtain HGH.

Since you have been so extremely kind and considerate as to allow Americans with terminal diseases to take FDA medications not yet approved and you have been so kind and decent as to aid Americans who suffer from kidney disease, would you please consider a way to allow Americans with painful arthritis to take the FDA approved and legal drug HGH ?  I believe that millions of Americans with arthritis would be extremely grateful.

Most respectfully,  R. Van Conoley   _____________________________

Editor’s Note: There are several forms of arthritis which are slightly different from osteoarthritis. These forms of arthritis, while similar, involve an auto-immune aspect.

 

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