Starting Over – Short Fiction

This post is just a little short piece of fiction for your enjoyment — and for some exercise in thinking. It isn’t likely to happen in our lifetime, but the possibility does exist, and sometimes it pays to think about these things ahead of time.     STARTING OVER “Looking back, I remember how easy…

The DIS-Uniting of America

If I were to say America is on the brink of disaster, nearly every person reading that statement would assume I mean that we face a strong possibility of being overcome by terrorists or possibly wiped out by some nuclear holocaust. I frankly do not believe either of those events is likely to happen anytime…

The Rest of Our National Anthem

  In the course of any given year, most of us hear our national anthem sung dozens of times.  But what we hear is not really our national anthem, but only a small part of it.  Every time I hear it sung, I am frustrated at having to stop singing at the end of the…

America’s Fail-Safe Document

I realize that on the 4th of July we naturally celebrate the “Declaration of Independence.” And I know that we owe an enormous debt to the words of that document, to the hearts of the courageous men who signed it, and to their blood willingly spilled to bring its ideals to birth. But each year…

Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941: One Man’s Response

The following is a quote of my dad’s own words as he explained his personal response to the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941: “The dramatic part of my life began, as that of so many members of the armed forces did, on one of the most infamous days in U. S. history —…

Obama’s Pro-Islamic Agenda

A Conservative View shared this video today, and I’m passing it on to my readers. I’ve spoken and written about this many times myself, but I don’t think I can ever say it as well as  Admiral Lyons. Unfortunately, no matter how I try to embed  this video into the post, it will not show…

Rebel Without A Cause? I Don’t Think So

This post is primarily addressed to the other citizens of the United States who visit here. However, what I’m saying about the removal of basic rights and freedoms in our nation is something that can be applied to every free nation on this planet. So, hopefully, even those of you who are not my countrymen,…