Category Archives: history

At This Point What Difference Does It Make?

Those infamous words uttered by Hillary Clinton in January, 2013 will forever live to illustrate the failures of the last five years-plus of rule under Democratic “leadership”.  The murder of an American Ambassador and three members of his staff in … Continue reading

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All in the Eye of the Beholder

Recently I have had several young people (younger than I, anyway, which most people are these days) express to me their dissatisfaction with the way that Christmas has been “commercialized”.  I keep forgetting to ask them how they would propose … Continue reading

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The Specter of Detroit

Forget about the guy in the black robe and cowl.  There is a far more frightening vision lurking about the fringes of our American image and it is imminent and far-reaching. Once there was a time when Detroit was  the … Continue reading

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Amereurope

If anyone cares to notice just how far America has fallen, consider that for the first time in our history there are more people who get some sort of food assistance from government sources than there are working full-time here … 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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