Tag Archives: United States

The Russians win round one

A President that lost the popular vote. White supremacist and Nazis marching in the streets. A transition of power beset by anti-Trump and pro-Trump demonstrations. Confederate flag supporters and the KKK speaking freely for the first time in decades. Muslim … Continue reading

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The autocrat in Washington

Autocrat- a ruler who has absolute power, taking no account of other people’s wishes or opinions “Autocratic Distraction: “Who do my supporters hate? Who can I get them to hate? How can I make the hated targets angry so they lash out?” … Continue reading

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Trump bans transgender people from all military service

“Thank you to the LGBT community! I will fight for you while Hillary brings in more people that will threaten your freedoms and beliefs.” – Donald Trump Tweet 1:31 PM – 14 Jun 2016 One year later…….. “After consultation with my … Continue reading

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A reluctant hero: John Glenn

With John Glenn’s death yesterday, all seven of the original Mercury astronauts are now deceased. The Mercury program began in 1961 and ended when I was two years old in 1963. It was followed by the Gemini program which ended in 1966. The space program was … Continue reading

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The job of being the President

What does eight years of serving as President of the United States look like? These two pictures of President Obama tell the story from his first and last state of union address. Why anyone would want this job is beyond … Continue reading

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A Memorial Weekend Thank you

The United States military draft ended on January 27, 1973, six years before I turned eighteen years old. My father, my grandfathers, my friends fathers, my friends grandfathers, for the most part, all served in some branch of the service. … Continue reading

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