Column: Horror Unfolds in the Ukraine

Obviously our thoughts and prayers for the citizens of the Ukraine are not working. What is Plan B? There has been endless talk of economic sanctions, but Vladimir the Terrible saw these coming when he invaded the Crimea eight years ago.  He has had eight years to make Russia, or Continue reading “Column: Horror Unfolds in the Ukraine”

Column: Klaatu Barada Nikto

In 1951, America had a visitor from outer space.  His name was Klaatu.  He appeared, along with his short-tempered robot Gort, in the science fiction movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” This remarkably skinny humanoid anticipated that his visit to our planet would be problematic. Continue reading “Column: Klaatu Barada Nikto”

Kill The Whale

An estimated 127,000 Russian troops and thousands of tanks, artillery pieces, armored personnel carriers, and war planes are in place along three of the Ukraine’s four borders. By the time you read this piece, these Russians may have already invaded the Ukraine and incorporated it Continue reading “Kill The Whale”

Column: Mother Nature’s Battle Cry

December 7 came and went, and few marked the day with any comment or memorial. There are no sailors or soldiers who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, still alive. That may be part of the reason few spoke of or made reference to that awful day that propelled Continue reading “Column: Mother Nature’s Battle Cry”

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