Fake News

Though “Fake News” has been around for some time it has really come into its own during the primary and Presidential campaigns.  Some days the airways and internet seemed to be flooded with the junk and to find any kernel…

“We must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.”  Ben Franklin 1776   Welcome to 2017 everyone, the year of the second American Revolution.  This will be the year “we make America strong again.”  Sounds…
Legends

I remember sitting in front of the TV when I was a kid and watching with awe as American astronauts blasted off into earth orbit.  Their names are forever chiseled in stone and spoken in the same breath as Columbus,…
December 7th, 1941

It was on this day December 7th in 1941 that the United States finally entered World War II.  “A Day that will live in Infamy” for America.  It was the day the Imperial Empire of Japan attacked the United States…
Reality Check

As I said in several other articles I plan on giving President Elect Trump a chance to find his legs. But, I will be as hard on his administration as I have been with all the rest. Truly I want…
The Holiday Season

  So the holiday season is upon us once again. Where did the year go?  I don’t know about all of you out there but time seems to fly by now a days.  For as long as I can remember…
Throwing Stones

In most presidential campaigns “truth” is usually the first casualty.  This election has been no exception.  Both candidates stretch the limits of believability in most of their rhetoric to the point where fact checkers ended up with “carpal tunnel syndrome”. …
And Now the End is Near

  So I sat on my couch, popcorn in hand and prepared myself for the next real life installment of Saturday Night Live.  Much to my surprise an actual debate broke out.  I stared at the TV dumbfounded, not sure…
The High Ground

When this all began some 17 months ago I sat back and watched as Donald J. Trump slowly rose through the ranks of Republican candidates.   He gained a fan base of disillusioned Republicans who were tired of “business as usual”…