Thought Police: Losing Freedom of Speech
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Thought Police: Losing Freedom of Speech

I got to Japan ten years after World War II ended. It was when an armistice between the United Nations and North Korea had stopped fighting in the Korean Police Action. The Cold War was in its infancy and I was an intelligence analyst in the old Army Security Agency in what was then known…

US Coast Guard Emblem

Coast Guard Working, Politicians Partying

Trying to be objective in writing about our government becomes a little difficult at times. I came close to losing it when I learned that the US Coast Guard was working without pay at a time when Democrats, and their lobbyist friends, were frolicking – most likely at government expense – in Puerto Rico. I’ll…

Bipartisanship Spending

Bipartisanship: Leaders Love Spending

People looking for bipartisanship in our national leaders need to look no further than our nation’s capital. There the members of Congress we have elected have wholeheartedly agreed on only one thing: spending. On every other thing, they are always in disagreement for a multitude of reasons. They have reached the point of putting many…

Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown Sham Effects

We’re into our first week of an alleged “Government Shutdown”. It’s all because of an alleged impasse over the building of a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Have any of you really felt it? Sitting peacefully in my Florida home, I can’t find any difference in my life now from a week ago….

Free Phones: Dialing for Votes

Free Phones: Dialing for Votes?

One of the greatest political coups I have ever run into involves free phones. Phones that an estimated one-third to one-half of the American population may be qualified to receive — not from the government but from those of us who actually own and pay for our own phones. Two things occurred recently that brought…


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