Insane Leadership – Enough is Enough

Insane Leadership  -Enough is Enough- The ‘politically correct’ crowd and those who crave civility and diplomacy can turn your heads, take a potty break, or, stay locked in your progressive liberal mind-sets. For me, I’ve had enough of this ISIS insanity and so very tired of an insane leadership that devalues life and is likely […]

The Omaha Park Incident

The Omaha Park Incident (Flash Fiction) The park was crowded with federal, local, and state political dignitaries, there for the statue unveiling of a most remarkable political figure, James Thomas Rhinestone. The outstanding leadership of this United States Senator from Nebraska led to the disposition of government gridlock which lasted for twenty years. He led […]

‘Variety is the Spice’

Variety is the Spice! (Aah, he’s at it again!) Our DNAs and experiential yardsticks give us our make of the world in which we live. The disparity of views is Amazing, Bewildering, and Comical – the ABC Syndrome, if you will, opens wide the doors for our many amusements and biased conversations, polemic and otherwise. […]

Was Einstein Right?

Was Einstein Right? “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” Okay, perhaps it is natural that an aging crustacean (as in ‘Crab’!) like me should be writing a post like this…you know how we are: grumpy, bitching and moaning about this and about […]

Decisions, Decisions!

 Decisions, Decisions! Chocolate or Vanilla? Baked potatoes or French Fries? Movie out or Television at home? Go or stay? Read or Write? Decisions, Decisions! At times, family and individual decisions are made with ease and nonchalance, simple no-brainer reflexes. These are generally minor decisions quickly acceptable to those concerned. Other decisions, major in their circumstance […]

An Uneasy Mind

An Uneasy Mind Here on the Cumberland Plateau the mind is uneasy. I see some hint of sunshine through the windows as the gray cumulus clouds gather and move along toward the northeast. I hear the wind and see the sway of the lifeless and leafless limbs of trees, and I sit yearning for so […]

Joe Public’s Political Perspective

2014 – A Critical Year – BUY THIS BOOK! JUST PUBLISHED! Buy it at http://www.goo.gl/WPweKh Amazon US and http://www.goo.gl/CGp7bm Amazon UK Simple message from a simple man! I want no government that chips away at my freedom and liberty, that denies me free access to my aspirations and dreams, that would dare make personal decisions for me, […]

Joe Public’s Political Perspective

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! In a matter of weeks my eleventh book, Joe Public’s Political Perspective, will be for sale on amazon.com and amazon.co.uk. Joe Public’s Political Perspective is non-fiction and provides me the space to lament over our current government’s ineptitude – as I see it! The book, of course, will have a conservative flavor to it, […]

Complaining Comes Easy

Complaining Comes Easy   Seems it’s always a good time to complain about the government, one side or another, whether it be the war in Afghanistan, the year-ago Benghazi raid, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Syria and weapons of mass destruction…leaving aside the more mundane complaints on the economy and everyday domestic living. Politics, a rather historically […]

“Kerosene Lamps And The 21st Century”

  Kerosene Lamps And The Twenty-First Century There are so many of us who carry through life certain angst, anxieties, doubts, emotional experiences, and guilt. If there was truly a way to quantify these feelings the numbers might shock us, or, at least, give us a better sense of the world in which we live. […]