Society By Membership

In my 2 years of blogging, this is the blog I had the most difficulty composing. My consternation evolves around the desire to NOT send the wrong message or be mis-interpreted. That said, I still wanted to create a post that provides a possible link between the left and the right camps. Progressive visionaries onContinue reading “Society By Membership”

Career: Military vs. Peace Corps

We’re all familiar with the military career and all that comes with that: Benefits, pension Lifetime guarantee of “3 hots and a cot” Health care, VA benefits Sense of purpose, camaraderie Sense of order, chain of command, discipline Potential to gain skills, learn, grow Potential to “rise up in the ranks” Potential to “see theContinue reading “Career: Military vs. Peace Corps”

Tipping Point:

What’s worth protesting against? What’s worth dying for? Everyone I encounter seems to have strong opinions in this polarized world. Well, not really everyone. Many lack any opinions and their passions evolve around the mundane of sports, gaming, shopping and tweeting. As for the polarized persons for whom emotions run high, it got me toContinue reading “Tipping Point:”

One Priority, One Project

What would be the one project we all could engage in to build a renewed sense of community, unity and purpose? So many good causes, so many non-profits. Just check the list of the United Way and the Community Calendar of any community and you will be overwhelmed by the selections. All worthy causes andContinue reading “One Priority, One Project”

What will be the next ISIS?

Since it’s approaching 20 years since the 911 tragedy, I got to wondering what will be the next ISIS or Al-Kaida type threat. To answer this question, I considered the level of hate and frustration that built up in the mid-east (and beyond) against America. We have come to realize after years of mucking aroundContinue reading “What will be the next ISIS?”

Looking Back…Looking Forward

One of my best friend’s recently passed away. She was my wife’s best friend going back to her high school days. Wonderful person who will be sorely missed. Taken too soon at an early age of 65 by a rare disease. The elephant in this sorrowful room is the onward march of time. Our generationContinue reading “Looking Back…Looking Forward”

Covert Democrats

The presidential election got me to thinking….. How will we get the 70+ million unhappy campers who voted for Trump back under the tent? Trump may be gone but unhappiness remains. There are millions of die-hard Trump supporters just like there were millions of Never-Trump supporters during his administration. Neither will budge. However, unless weContinue reading “Covert Democrats”

What will become of them? When will they grow up? Will they grow up?

They fight everywhere they go? At the mall, in the bar, on the street, in their own home. They live on a hair trigger. The slightest comment triggering animosity. They get mad and stay mad. Grudges become a way of life. They zoom everywhere. Dashing here and dashing there. Road rage is the norm. TheyContinue reading “What will become of them? When will they grow up? Will they grow up?”

Betrayed

I’m from the government and I’m here to help. Trust me. If you are dependent upon the promise of government help and support… Be afraid Don’t hold your breath Have a Plan-B This applies whether you are a domestic group or a foreign entity. Let’s start with domestic groups who put their faith in theContinue reading “Betrayed”

Behavior Modification thru Access Restrictions & Bad Behavior Consequences

Through CCTV, cameras and facial recognition those persons who cause disruptions and physically threaten others can be banned from the places they disrupt and the people they threaten. Persons who consistently cause disruptions, threats and thefts can be banned from sites where they act out. In bygone years, such persons would be banished from theContinue reading “Behavior Modification thru Access Restrictions & Bad Behavior Consequences”