Current Events, Just musing

Trayvon, Martin and John

On November 22, 2013, we will mourn the fiftieth anniversary of the loss of President John F. Kennedy. To some, he'll be remembered as king of Camelot. To some, he'll be remembered as the president who could have stopped the Vietnam War. For some, he'll be remembered at playing the greatest game of chess with… Continue reading Trayvon, Martin and John

Current Events, Just musing

November 6th is our D-Day; or, How moderates never win

One of my heroes is George S. Patton, Jr.  I'm sure it's beginning comes from the magnificent performance given by George C. Scott in the film, "Patton."  I have since read and watched biographies, read histories and even had the privilege of interviewing a man who served in Patton's 3rd Army in the European campaign, Arnold Whittaker.  As… Continue reading November 6th is our D-Day; or, How moderates never win