Living With War

One has to go back a few years to find a time America was not in a war, conflict or policing action. The U.S. military is used around the world like a Swiss Army knife (pardon the pun), for protecting American interests and citizens to to cyber security to peacekeeping and humanitarian missions. The use … More Living With War

These Simple Truths

The truth is no longer simple or sacred. Trumpism ushered in this: Using alternate facts to reach a different conclusion. Trying to reimagine the truth because you do not like it.  Denying reality with a fabricated narrative. We live in perhaps the most confusing time. Yes, we are so divided, but we cannot even agree … More These Simple Truths

Greta at 18

Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist, turned 18 years old last weekend. What did you do before age 18? If you are like me, I was trying to graduate from high school and figure out my future. Greta was been working to make sure we have any kind of future. Search my blog for other Greta … More Greta at 18

The Carter Presidency

Jimmy Carter was not a very popular president. History however, is becoming much kinder to the 39th president. Carter, a relatively unknown politician outside of his native Georgia, defeated the unelected president, Gerald Ford, and was soundly defeated by Ronald Reagan in 1980. Carter was the temporary reprieve between the Nixon and Reagan years, as … More The Carter Presidency

Big League Chew

Stepping up to the plate. As kids, we cannot wait to take our turn. We salivate to be older, to experience what our sisters and brothers enjoy. We are not concerned about abandoning the confines of our childhood because there is adventure waiting. Eventually, we join the work world. Without much real world experience, we … More Big League Chew