Cancel the Cancel Culture

   Most of us have been following the insanity of the cancel culture with incredulity. We laugh at the ridiculous offenses and complaints and shake our heads in astonishment as we tolerate this craziness, watching it grow but hoping it will soon pass.    But this is no joke. The cancel culture is alive and well. Continue reading “Cancel the Cancel Culture”

Local Elections…So Important

I find myself guilty. I am guilty as charged with the offense of not paying attention to local elections and giving them the importance, they deserve. The election is upon us and we are focused like never before on who will be the next President of the United States. While the election of the PresidentContinue reading “Local Elections…So Important”

Erasing History…Who Decides

We’ve all seen the images of statues and monuments being defaced and torn down across the country. It plays out on the daily news and the images are powerful. We’ve witnessed them crashing down with some set on fire as people cheered celebrating their accomplishment. These images invoke strong emotions. As difficult as it isContinue reading “Erasing History…Who Decides”

Reforming yes, disbanding or defunding the police, no, no, no, no!

Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender, a vocal proponent of disbanding the Minneapolis Police Department was asked by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota what would happen if a person needed help because someone had broken into their home. Ms. Bender’s non-answer answer was that calling the police and expecting their help comes from a place of privilege.Continue reading “Reforming yes, disbanding or defunding the police, no, no, no, no!”

Pull the Plug…Clear the Cache

The COVID 19 virus is dominating the news cycle. This will continue for the foreseeable future and understandably so. We need to understand how the virus is affecting us, what we need to do, and what the future holds. But the constant bombardment of virus-related stories is overwhelming. And its effects are telling. And theyContinue reading “Pull the Plug…Clear the Cache”

“Pork”….It’s in their DNA..

President Trump on Friday signed into law a $2 trillion relief bill aimed at saving the economy from the crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak. To paraphrase Speaker Pelosi commenting on Obamacare, “now that we passed it, we can see what’s in it.” Let me be clear, we needed this bill.  The coronavirus pandemic isContinue reading ““Pork”….It’s in their DNA..”

Lessons from the “Greatest Generation” ….

On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States and Congress did a good thing. A long-overdue thing. They awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to members of the United States Merchant Marines that proudly served, fought and died in World War II. While the war to many is a distant memory and now relegatedContinue reading “Lessons from the “Greatest Generation” ….”