Bigger ratings than “The Apprentice?”

Perhaps it's the goose stepping. Even if you're not a North Korean, Chinese, or Russian, it is impressive. Perhaps we gotta outdo that impressive French military parade the President attended. But a military parade on the streets of Washington DC, with all the extra social, political, and economic turmoil facing this country? Seriously? No doubt Americans will … Continue reading Bigger ratings than “The Apprentice?”

Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn

Yesterday, the President indicated that he’d be thrilled with another funding lapse for the government if he doesn’t get his way on the immigration issue. “I’d love to see a shutdown if we can’t get this stuff taken care of,” Trump said. I’m reminded of the scene in The Dark Knight  where Alfred explains that the … Continue reading Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn

It’s Not A Donald Trump Life: A Primer on Minimalism

     The new barracks in Texas didn't look anything like the one I left in Alabama. In fact, it resembled a modern apartment building. New cars and motorcycles were everywhere and after duty hours, all types of music blasted from expensive sound systems.      Never considered Spartans among the other military services, Air … Continue reading It’s Not A Donald Trump Life: A Primer on Minimalism

They Kidnap Horses, Don’t They?

Not to be confused with the 1969 movie, "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" Although I'm no longer a sports fan, as an ex-Philadelphian, I'm glad the Eagles won the Super Bowl. Trust me, it has been a long, hard road for that franchise and its fans. As I look at 2018's post-game mayhem, I'm reminded … Continue reading They Kidnap Horses, Don’t They?

“FAKE NEWS winners?” This ain’t funny.

"There is nothing in the record of the past two years when both Houses of Congress have been controlled by the Republican Party which can lead any person to believe that those promises will be fulfilled in the future. They follow the Hitler line – no matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough … Continue reading “FAKE NEWS winners?” This ain’t funny.