When Children Invade

  Unaccompanied children are swarming into America across the Mexican border. They come from such impoverished  Latin America countries as Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. U.S. authorities estimate the number of those children will total between 60,000 and 80,000 this year, and the surge has prompted federal authorities to turn three military bases into shelters. […]
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America Suffers While Billions Vanish Abroad

You might not be feeling the effects of the infamous “sequester” that Congress has inflicted on us, but you will. The ham-handed budget cuts are already drawing blood and the worst is yet to come. Here’s how The Huffington Post described the situation earlier this month:  The grips of sequestration are just now beginning to […]
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Pre-existing conditions

Not much going on in the world lately. Well, not exactly true. But I’ve been caught up in trying to purchase some computer equipment and didn’t have a clue as to how stressful that was gonna turn out. Those who say that technology will reduce workload and stress haven’t got a clue. But enough about […]
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The Riddle of a Military Coup and the “Two Obamas”

The mainstream media portray Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (photo below) as a Communist, which he could be, and as a raving maniac, which he certainly is not. I listened to Chavez last night on C Span, and while he rambled in an annoyingly stream-of-consciousness manner, much of what he said made sense. His warnings that […]
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Of Irany and irony

Independence Day (July 4 Rule #1… never put fireworks in the hands of morons). I just love the smell of cordite in the evening. Reminds me of Baghdad… boom, boom, boom. Wooohoo. So what has transpired recently? Well, Michael Jackson’s death continued to reign over the news cycle even though he wasn’t resurrected 3 days […]
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