Posts Tagged ‘ Trump ’

Manchin vs the Mob

June 12, 2021

Robert Miller, Billings, MT – Harold Zuckerman, East Hampton, NY – Barbara Baird, Rayland, OH – Matthew Lefluer, Albert, VT – Bruce Gasber, Summerfield, FL – Carol Hart, Napa CA – Kent Johnstone, Katy Times Reader – Leslie Darga, Edgewater MD – John Gacnik, Glenwood Springs, CO – Ronald Russo, Willoughby, OH, -George Rubertt,...

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Trump v Patton and the Biden disaster

June 5, 2021

There’s a scene in the movie Patton where Karl Malden playing Omar Bradley informs General George Patton (George C. Scott) that Third Army supplies are being diverted to British forces in the north to destroy German V-2 rocket sites targeting London. Patton suspects his war time rival, British general Bernard Montgomery, who he’d always...

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Wrong Way Joe and His Flight Plan to Chaos

April 3, 2021

On July 18, 1938 a nine-year old Curtiss Robin landed at Baldonnel Aerodrome, County Dublin, Ireland.  The pilot emerged from his plane and is reported as saying “Just got in from New York, Where am I?” His birth name was Clyde Groce Corrigan.  Later changed to Douglas and after his arrival in Ireland known...

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Vengeance comes to the Capitol

January 17, 2021

Take a deep breath, count to ten, never make a decision out of anger, calmer heads must prevail.  There’s a reason those phrases are so well known.  They’re true.  And if we listen to them, we avoid making mistakes today, we’ll regret later. On Wednesday, the United States House of Representatives was filled with...

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Beyond “beyond the pale”

January 7, 2021

Never in my life did I ever imagine I would be writing a column such as this. I grew up in the shadow of the Greatest Generation and the heroes of WWII and Korea.  I was lucky enough to be born in the heartland at a time when American history and U.S. government and...

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Election 2020: hubris humbled and feelings misplaced

November 15, 2020

“You arrogant ass, you’ve killed us!” The quote is from the 1990 movie “The Hunt for Red October”. Sean Connery plays Marko Ramius an iconic Soviet submarine commander who rather than see new silent propulsion technology solely in the hands of his communist government decides to defect and surrender the ship to the United...

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