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“Peace For Our Time” N. Chamberlain September 30, 1938

Mr. Trump has just declared that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat. This appears to be based solely on his belief that he can trust Kim Jong Un since nothing else has changed except that the United States … Continue reading

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The Latest Presidential “Pardon”

The news is filled with speculation about the “historic” meeting of Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. The “historic” characterization is based upon the fact that a US president has never before found it necessary or even advantageous to meet … Continue reading

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The War We Are Fighting and Ignoring Now

There is rising concern about the cyber war we are now engaged in. Russia is a serious threat and now we are realizing that China is a threat as well. I have always wondered if the recent ship collisions involving … Continue reading

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North Korea and the Repeating of History

North Korea and Kim Jong Un are much in the news of late and rightly so, but not for the reason most put forth. I, like many others, have followed the recent events, but I would like to propose a … Continue reading

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A Question

I will be writing again soon, but right now I have a question which I hope someone can answer. I was brought up Catholic, and I am familiar with the food laws in their general sense. Particularly with “meatless” Fridays, … Continue reading

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The History of Plumbing in the White House or Where does the Presidential Poop Go Anyway?

It seems a simple question and one that hardly should be asked even about the chief executive of the most powerful country on Earth and yet … it has some reason to be foremost in my mind during the current … Continue reading

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The Politics of Military Service

I do not understand how anyone who insulted John McCain, one of the truly great military veterans in this country, can have the audacity to criticize anyone. I cannot understand how anyone can have anything except contempt for such a … Continue reading

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