Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Pitiful Giant Staggers

“How the mighty have faltered!” Bears a certain resonance, does it not?  For many generations America commanded respect throughout the world, providing a quality of life for its people and those who chose to legally join them that was the … Continue reading

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Service, not Achievement

During my tenure in the U.S. military, I developed a distaste for the profligate employment of acronyms (second only on my “grump-about” list to the unfortunate tendencies of otherwise attractive young women to enunciate in the flat, nasal, honking tones that … Continue reading

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As the Wheel Turns

There are certain common threads discernible in the history of mankind and unfortunately many of them seem to lie in the area of human fallibility.  Such seemingly ingrained traits such as lust for power, cruelty, brutality and lack of social … Continue reading

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