So the last semester of my college career has finally arrived and I gotta say, it feels great. I have this weird sense of responsibility to do all my work and actually try in school for once, almost a reverse senioritis if you will. Having said that, this semester is going to be no joke. I took classes that I thought weren't going to be that challenging, but I have come to find out that this is not the case. It's a bummer because I was really looking forward to not doing much of anything. Thats my fav! My alcoholic beverage survey class should be pretty fun. Especially when the sampling starts. And yes, this is a real class. I'm also taking my first online class this semester which oddly enough is the class I am most worried about. I just know I'm going to mess up something or miss a deadline and the instructor is going to be a no nonsense "I have a 'Dr.' in front of my name so you are automatically a lower being than I" kind of guy and not help me what so ever. Hopefully this is not the case. I'm excited, a little nervous, and ready to be done with this stage of my life.
P.S. As I am reading back on this post, I realized something...I'm not the greatest blogger. Or maybe I just don't know what to talk about or what other people would find interesting. If anyone reads this and has some suggestions feel free to coach me in the world of blogging.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
So, I've been racking my brain trying to come up with something to talk about for my first blog. I still don't really have a topic, but I don't want this to end up like every other social networking endeavor I embark on and just fall by the way side so I'm going to try my hardest to keep my blog updated. I'll take this opportunity to discuss a taboo conversation topic...politics. I strongly believe that it is the job of the government to protect and serve it's citizens. This is were I also believe the job of the government stops. The tax paying citizens should be able to pursue any business expeditions they so desire and indulge in any recreational activities they wish. What I am saying is, the less government interferes, the better. I am a strong supporter of the constitution and the liberties that it protects. If politicians actually cared about their country and the freedom of their fellow citizens instead of their own agendas, politics would not be the corrupt, unjust system it is today. I know this seems like a broken record (especially if you are an outspoken college student or know one), but I truly think the less the government is involved with the personal, everyday life of its citizens, the better the system will operate. Of corse I'm not saying that things such as public education or correctional facilities should no longer be funded by the government. That goes back to my first statement that service and protection should be a major part of why the government exists. I now feel as if I'm just rabbling on about something that will obviously never change or at least not in my life time. Haha. If you are looking for a new political party (which is also something I am not a fan of) look into the Libertarian party and their stand on government. I don't know about you, but I will be voting for Ron Paul in the up coming election. Im aware that my vote will probably be in vain, but if you don't stand for something...well you know the rest. As I come to the end of this new blog entry I realize I don't really like the serious blog very much. From now on I will blog only about the random nonsense that I think about all day long. Should be interesting. Goodbye for now. Have a nice day.
-Lucas W. Cook
-Lucas W. Cook