Archive | September, 2012


Everyone’s probably heard of Solyndra but how many of you have heard of the Fisker Corporation? Two years ago, Henrik Fisker got $529,000,000 (yes, that’s $529 million) in government loan guarantees to start up his electric car company.  All the money hasn’t circled the bowl yet, but I’m predicting it will. Let’s start off with […]

Happy 65th Birthday to the United States Air Force

Dear Lord, maker of heavens above earth and sea below hear our prayer for the men and women of the United States Air Force as they answer their Country’s call to serve, defend, and protect all we hold dear. Accept their sacrifices of time, energy, effort, blood, life. In times of peace and in times […]


At the DNC, Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, said Mitt Romney “doesn’t get it.”  According to some, Mr. Romney doesn’t relate to the “little people” because he didn’t grow up like average folks.  Well, so what?  Mitt Romney comes from money, I don’t.  I don’t want him to “get” my life; I want […]


Last Christmas, I had the opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero.  It was a very moving and emotional experience for me.  Thinking back on my visit still brings tears to my eyes. We shall never forget We shall keep this day, We shall keep the events and the tears In our minds, […]

Dr. Brian Russell’s Analysis of the National Conventions

If you’re unfamiliar with Dr. Brian Russell, I suggest you check out his blog.  Here’s what he had to say following two weeks of speeches. “After enduring two weeks in a row of them and being asked to provide my overall comparative analysis, here it is, in terms of “Party A” and “Party B”: The […]

I’m Surprised She Didn’t Blame President Bush

Meet 82-year old Doris Thompson.  Her criminal career spans almost six decades.  Burglary seems to be her crime of choice and she’s been in prison at least nine times. You’d think someone would learn their lesson after a life a crime.  But not Doris.  She was recently arrested for looting doctors’ offices in the Torrance, […]