My Greatest Generation

In a second photo Rosenthal shot at Iwo Jima, Marines pose in front of the flag they just raised. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal)
In a second photo Rosenthal shot at Iwo Jima, Marines pose in front of the flag they just raised. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal)

I was at a family party last night with my Mom and her two brothers. My Mom is 87, soon to be 88. Her older brother Jim, is 91 and going strong. Her younger brother, Don, is 86. They had an older brother, Bob, who died young at 56 when I was in college. He would have been 95. Continue reading “My Greatest Generation”

My Greatest Generation

Does Trump = Obama?

trump obamaThe popularity of Donald Trump in the run up to the primaries and caucuses starting in early February 2016 has confounded the so-called political experts. It is not terribly difficult to ascertain the reasons. Those who vote in the political primaries on the right are disgusted with the “establishment” Republican Party. I share that sentiment.  Continue reading “Does Trump = Obama?”

Does Trump = Obama?

Cultural Relativism and ISIS

isis-flagRecent events in Paris and San Bernardino with ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks made me wonder again why President Obama and many on the left in particular just will not label the attackers as “radical Islamist’s”. They insist there is no religious motivation, that those perpetrating these horrendous acts of violence are simply mad-men (and women) who are deranged and angry at the West for our political policies, or lack of economic opportunities. Continue reading “Cultural Relativism and ISIS”

Cultural Relativism and ISIS