Tag Archives: Trump and Russia

The Hammer Drops

President Trump has ordered up a big military parade in Washington – tanks and missiles in the streets and giant bombers in the sky, and troops marching, lots of troops, and the Pentagon is humoring him. They’re slow-walking the planning. … Continue reading

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The Deep State Strikes Back

No one would know what to make of those Harry Potter movies if it weren’t for John Williams. It’s the music. His score – uplifting or ominous – lets the audience know what to feel at the moment. It was … Continue reading

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Capturing the Flag

Kids used to play “Capture the Flag” – two teams each have a flag and the idea is to capture the other team’s flag. Make your way into the opposing team’s territory, grab their flag, and return with it to … Continue reading

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What Actually Happened

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan “The tiger springs in the New Year. Us he devours.” ~ T. S. Eliot … Continue reading

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Gifting America

It’s that time of year – one week before Christmas, and angry drivers looking for a parking space, somewhere, trying to contain their resentment at being forced to buy that one right gift, which probably won’t be the right gift … Continue reading

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Calling It Quits

Charles Dickens is sometimes useful: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of … Continue reading

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Flynn Facts

Presidents have always had problems with generals. In 1862, Lincoln removed George B. McClellan from command of the Army of the Potomac and brought Ambrose Burnside to see what Burnside could do against Robert E. Lee. That didn’t work out. … Continue reading

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