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    A moment of reflection if I may

    As we mark the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan, it’s pretty easy for each of us who can remember that time when he lead America, and the impact he had on each of us. I had not yet graduated high school and had had very little interest in politics, but I was comfortable listening to him on the TV during the evening news. I certainly | Read More »

    Duelling Drilling Decisions

    Tears filled my eyes @ 11:10p.m. EDT tonight as a nation rallied behind a NATIONAL rescue effort in Copiapo, Chile. Chilean President Sebastian Pinera put himself front and center of this mine collapse disaster, marshalling every possible resource to effect this rescue. National and international resources responded to the call for help without every having given the thought of not responding and giving their very | Read More »

    I knew, now I really know it better

    <object width=”480″ height=”385″><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Ee3mMZ1mIbE&hl=en_US&fs=1&”></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Ee3mMZ1mIbE&hl=en_US&fs=1&” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”480″ height=”385″></embed></object> or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee3mMZ1mIbE I still get that amazing feeling EVERYTIME I raise my hand to Old Glory And then there’s this: Flag Day   When : Always June 14th (paragraph rearranged for dated relevance) Did you Know? There is a very special ceremony for retiring the flag by burning it. It is | Read More »

    Obama actually reads a law

    It would seem that The Won has actually taken the time, and briefed his Tele-Promp-Ter on the application of that law. Fitting, in view of Thursdays attack in Texas, the President has ordered flags to half-staff until sunset on Veterans Day, 11/11. For once, good proper use of presidential authority: Flag Code of the United States By order of the President, the flag shall be flown at | Read More »

    Navigating hazardous waters

    The captain of a ship sets a DESTINATION. In order to achieve his goal of a long voyage, (S)He must plot a course. key landmarks, known hazards, potential storms and condition of the crew must all be taken into account. As the ship departs, depending on the berth from which it it received its cargo, it may not be pointing in the direction of the | Read More »

    It’s the HAVENOTS v. the WANTNOTS

    For many years, and certainly with the benefit of hindsight, we have seen what the HAVENOTS have wrought upon our country and our economy. The HAVENOTS have been led by the community organizers across the country. They have had their way, starting back with Carter (D-GA) and the original Community Reinvestment Act, and the subsequent establishment of Fannie and Freddie MAC. Once the HAVENOTS got | Read More »

    RED STATE ARMY and Neilson Ratings can wreak havoc

    on Wednesday, April 29 during the President’s third prime time news conference. Use you cable/antenea/sat TV system to tune in to Fox BROADCASTING. Use you computer to watch the conference. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090427/ap_on_en_tv/us_tv_obama_1 Let’s get the word out to all in our circle of influence. After all, it is a ratings sweep period! Granted that the PIG flu is a HOT TOPIC, but that doesn’t mean that | Read More »

    New Secretary of The Cabinet named

    In view of the lacking, and still being filled Cabinet of the new Administration, administration officials have announced the establishment of a new Secretary of the Cabinet. The Secretary of the Cabinet will be responsible for ensuring that all of the members necessary to constitute a strong body that will fit together and maintain their intended function for the duration of the Administration.   Secretary of the | Read More »

    There’s More to a Veteran than meets the eye.

    While I was driving in Delaware’s second busiest shooping corridor yesterday, a nearby SUV was displaying a license plate that, I had not previously seen,caught my eye. The letters GSM were arranged vertically and then the serial number of the plate. Immediately next to the plate, was a Red bordered white decal with a Gold Star atop a Blue Star. As I drew closer, I | Read More »

    My giving thanks this year

    What to be thankful for this Thanksgiving:(A look around my little world for people and matters that I am thankful for everyday) 1) The love and support of my family as I have endured a rough personal spring and fall. My economic and marital matters suffered severe hits, yet I still stand tall thanks to them. 2) A much maligned President, who to this day, | Read More »