Note: If some of this article seems familiar, it’s because you’ve seen           my Facebook and/or Twitter postings on the subject that is           dominating our national news. Parts of this article are copied          verbatim from those postings. When I was 130 days old … almost to the… Continue reading Guns


This entry contains opening paragraphs of posts that are of historic rather than current interest. Each opening paragraph is followed by a link to the original article. Clicking on the [ View Complete Article ] link will open the original article in a new tab or window (depending on your system’s settings). After you view the… Continue reading Archive


Yesterday, I heard someone on TV give a speech in which the bulk of the content seemed to be devoted to denigrating the United States of America. Yesterday, this person made our country sound like some sort of “banana republic” (and I don’t mean a clothing store) … overrun by gangs, drugs, and violence; ruled… Continue reading Yesterday