Posts in category "Patriotic"

It's Easy to Forget How Cool it is to Have Air Conditioning

It's Easy to Forget How Cool it is to Have Air Conditioning
Sunday’s 90 degree temperature-the hottest day of the year so far, here in Chicago-underscored something that we have come to take for granted. Air conditioning. A/C. The cool breeze. Some of you may have no recollection of living without it, but we did. It wasn’t pretty, but we did what nature intended us to do... Read more »

Donald Trump Inherited a Big Mess, it's Not His Fault He Didn't Know Anything About Health Care and the Dog Peed On It

Donald Trump Inherited a Big Mess, it's Not His Fault He Didn't Know Anything About Health Care and the Dog Peed On It
“I inherited a mess with jobs. Despite the statistics, you know, my statistics are even better, but they are not the real statistics because you have millions of people that can’t get a job, O.K. And I inherited a mess on trade. I mean we have many, you can go up and down the ladder.... Read more »

How This President Failed His First Test as Chief Executive and Betrayed America

How This President Failed His First Test as Chief Executive and Betrayed America
Vladimir Putin has a clear agenda and that is to influence the world to turn a blind eye to his aggression and territorial greed. His methods vary from country to country, but he finds ways to influence elections to put Russia friendly officials in power, just like he did in Ukraine. Some countries fight Putin... Read more »
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Donald Trump Squandered The Life of a Hero for His Own Personal and Political Needs

Donald Trump Squandered The Life of a Hero for His Own Personal and Political Needs
No matter how meticulously a military mission is planned, things can always go wrong. Sometimes a mission goes exactly as planned and still doesn’t achieve its objectives. Sometimes a mission incurs significant casualties but is able to achieve the desired results, although that was not the case in Yemen in the early morning hours of... Read more »

Some Questions For Our So-Called President To Think About Before He Unleashes His Next Tweet Storm

Some Questions For Our So-Called President To Think About Before He Unleashes His Next Tweet Storm
These questions, Mr. So-called President are in no particular order, appearing the way they popped into this blogger’s head. If you find yourself offended by the title, “Mr. So-called President,” you should know that I, too am offended. You show no respect for yourself, for the American people or for the office of President of... Read more »

Donald Trump Promises to Keep Intelligence Out of His Administration

Donald Trump Promises to Keep Intelligence Out of His Administration
Donald Trump’s war with America’s intelligence community may turn out to be a metaphor describing his entire presidency. A presidency many Americans hope will be cut short due to egregious violations of the Constitution beginning on January 20, 2017. There may be as many ways to write an article or blog as there are people... Read more »
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Sean Spicer Accepts Role as Vladimir Putin's Chief Spin Doctor

Sean Spicer Accepts Role as Vladimir Putin's Chief Spin Doctor
Sean Spicer kicked off the new year by defending his real boss, Vladimir Putin and by standing up for the country to which he seems to owe his greatest allegiance; Russia. If you’re not familiar with Sean Spicer, he’s the Republican strategist about to assume two roles in the nascent Trump administration. Spicer will be... Read more »

Who is This Crazy Man and Why is he Threatening to Shoot Me?

Who is This Crazy Man and Why is he Threatening to Shoot Me?
Someone asked me last week why I put myself out here (on the internet), often soliciting unkind words, sometimes rising to the level of death threats. It was a reasonable question, one that required sober thought, something of which I was only marginally capable at the time the question was posed. One reason is that... Read more »

Congratulations President-elect Trump, I Wish You a Successful Presidency

Congratulations President-elect Trump, I Wish You a Successful Presidency
Congratulations Mr. Trump. I hope the next four years bring you nothing but success. Although I say those words with sincerity, I admit that they sound foreign to me and strange on many levels. One thing is for sure, when you announced your intention to run for president last year, I could not imagine this... Read more »
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10 Years After - Reposted from September 11, 2011

In the 60’s and 70’s, musical Utopia for many of us boomers, English blues-rock band Ten Years After produced eight Top 40 albums. Their name apropos of the 10-year anniversary of the destruction of WTC, two of their hit songs seem fitting, as well. “I’m Going Home” is for all American troops, from Korea to... Read more »