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

What’s good for General Bullmoose …

In his most successful comic strip, “Li’l Abner“, cartoonist Al Capp had a minor character named General Bashington T. Bullmoose, the head of a giant conglomerate named  Bullmoose Industries. The General was well-known for saying … and demanding that his staff reverantly repeat … “What’s good for General Bullmoose is good for everybody!” In the… Continue reading What’s good for General Bullmoose …


Tuesday, November 8, 2016 is election day in the United States. By November 9, 2016, we should know who will be sworn in as our 45th President on January 20, 2017. Who the President-elect will be depends on the combined votes of every eligible voter in the country. If you are eligible to vote and… Continue reading Vote!