Author Archives: R. Van Conoley

John C. Bogle Dead At Age 89

John C. Bogle died at age 89 on January 16, 2019.  John Bogle was often called Jack Bogle and he founded the Vanguard Investment Company in 1974 and built it into a giant mutual fund company that is estimated to … Continue reading

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Give A S*** Motherf***er

The following article was researched and written by Dr. Jonathan Swift, executive staff writer for WWW.Sanityandsense.com . Four members of the U.S. House and one member from the U.S. Senate have started an organization called ” Give a S*** Motherf***er. … Continue reading

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Yes Virginia – There Is Still A Constitution

( Editor’s Note: I received the following letter on Christmas Eve.  The response from Sanityandsense.com follows. ) Dear Mr. Conoley, I am 8 years old.  Some of my little friends say there is no longer a Constitution in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Tucker Carlson and His Book: SHIP OF FOOLS

Tucker Carlson is a political commentator and columnist.  He is the host of The Tucker Carlson Show on FOX. I purchased his book titled: SHIP OF FOOLS.  It was outstanding.  Rather than attempt to outline the book or attempt a … Continue reading

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President Trump – Please Save The Kurds

I admire you President Trump.  I believe that you have made very wise decisions in behalf of the American People.  Also, I believe that you are 100% correct to remove U.S. Forces from the Middle East. However, you may be … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, CNN, and The Vatican

On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018, I decided to watch some TV.  I turned to CNN and viewed three one hour documentaries relating to the Catholic Church and various Popes. I find it interesting how individuals rewrite history and twist … Continue reading

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Respectful Advice To President Trump

Since General John Kelly is going to leave the White House staff, President Trump must secure a replacement. I would most respectfully like to recommend that President Trump seriously consider appointing James Webb as his Chief of Staff. James Webb … Continue reading

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Duke Energy Never Learns

You can find a copy of a letter that I wrote and mailed to the CEO of Duke Energy posted on this website by typing the words DUKE ENERGY into the search space on the top right of the home … Continue reading

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President George H.W. Bush Dies At Age 94

President George H.W. Bush, often referred to as Bush 41, died on November 30, 2018, at age 94.  He served as Director of the U.S. CIA from 1/30/76 to 1/20/77.  Bush’s service as Director of the CIA was considered by … Continue reading

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Joseph McCarthy and Robert Mueller

If anyone asks my age, I reply that I am 39.  For this article, I will admit that I have been on this earth for more than six decades.  While age does not always bring wisdom, I believe that I have … Continue reading

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