Monthly Archives: June 2011

Arrogance, selfishness and “patriotism” make us our own worst enemy

An excellent article at the Wall Street Journal on Sweden’s economy and how it’s bouncing back:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/five-economic-lessons-from-sweden-the-rock-star-of-the-recovery/2011/06/21/AGyuJ3iH_story.html Economic issues truly make me the most disappointed in our government, as lawmakers truly show their selfishness with an inability to put the … Continue reading

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A chance to come clean from hypocrisy

Darrin Bell’s Candorville comic is very good at pointing out hypocrisy within both government and the populace at large.  This is this past Sunday’s comic.  Quite frankly, I’m not upset that politicians may chance their stance on issues over the … Continue reading

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Pre-Blog: Comment on the US celebrations over the death of bin Laden

This was posted on my personal social media site in the days following the announcement of the death of Usama bin Laden (UBL).  I was amazed that I got more comments than on almost anything else I’ve ever posted, and … Continue reading

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Welcome to what will hopefully be clear, direct, insightful and definitely debatable commentary :-)

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to look at this.  Largely drawn from my Profile description, a bit about me and why this blog is here. I’m a career military member, and for many years a registered Independent. … Continue reading

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