Category Archives: politics

MY ANNAPOLIS

So let me take this space to tell you briefly about my Annapolis, Maryland. Its famous, picturesque habor is displayed on a large lithograph that hangs on one of the walls in my house. Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay are … Continue reading

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HEY! DIDN’T I TELL YOU NOT TO BOTHER ME?

I think we have reached the saturation point…or else it’s another sign that my retirement, which is now in its unbelievable 12th year, has taken me out of the mainstream and numbed my senses. So what is it I’m trying … Continue reading

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Back To The Birds

I have to admit, I was surprised at the reaction—or lack thereof—to my last posting regarding the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the follow-up statement by Florida Senator Marco Rubio. I rarely get into politics and big … Continue reading

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WELL BEYOND THE WAKE-UP CALL

­­My blog is taking a bit of a turn in a direction that was never intended. When I began this writing journey over 450 postings ago, I was motivated, admittedly, to use the blog to support the promotion and—hopefully—the sale … Continue reading

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THE INJUSTICE OF A MILITARY PARADE

I am an angry American. I have never been this angry about my country’s leadership. When will this madness stop? When will we all come to our senses? Have we lost all direction; have we given up on what is … Continue reading

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It’s Time!

­ When it comes to politics, what is important to know about me is simple: I am a citizen of the United States of America. As such, I have certain rights, among them Freedom of Speech. Those words represent an … Continue reading

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The Sadness Among Us

Sadness creeps its way among us Like an ivy it clings and spreads We mourn once more, more than before. And with all that we know, we really don’t know. The politicians debate the issues but to no avail They … Continue reading

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DARE I GET POLITICAL?

My entire career was spent working in, or very close to, the news media. As such, lies the motivation for this rare, politically oriented comment I am sharing here. I’ve sat in a local radio station’s marked news car on … Continue reading

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FEARING THE BOMB….AGAIN!

It’s been some time since I last settled my butt into my thinking chair on the back patio and actually did some thinking.  I’m not sure it was as much thinking as it was worrying that I wound up doing.  … Continue reading

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MEDIA OVERLOAD

I am in media overload. This is the result of two things: first, I just had knee surgery so my ability to get up and move about the galaxy is limited to short distances and brief tasks. This is so … Continue reading

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