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Gotterdammerung!!!! Foiled!!!! Loser !!!! Caved!!!!

Today on the Roman Catholic ecclesiastical calendar, we are to remember the "Innocents," the two and under males, slaughtered by the wicked King Herod to hold on to his throne. With that as setting, some more secular and current thoughts…

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Buddha on Burke Station Road … And Then Gone

2020 New Time of Tribulation, Like 1975 Coming down a twisting hillside on an out-of-date country two-lane,  just before it dead-ends at a four-lane roadway named for a pre-Revolution British general, there was set on the highest point visible --…

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The ‘Less Than Honorable Solution’: Another Round

To call the military's administrative discharge procedures "capricious" would be an understatement -- recognized by the VA, General Accountability Office, and occasionally federal courts. The Pentagon's ability to "brand someone for life" with "a bad paper" discharge -- not through…

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What Could Go Wrong?

Gotterdammerung! [Thank you Richard Wagner for the operatic "Ring"] Let me count the ways [And a hat tip to Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- "Sonnet 43"] "We're going to have to see what happens" [Not to be outdone by some 19th…

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Jackson’s Inauguration; Trump’s Denouement

"The People House" in March 1829; "Are You F...... Insane, People's House?" starting June 2020. So remember when Steve Bannon was the "Grand Wizard" of 45 strategy. Yep in those days, before being fired by Dear Leader and years before…

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Ballad of the Ballot

We Dared It All! Voting at a Governmental Center in a GOP District We followed the "Virginia Way" of the non-Australian [aka secret] ballot. In a kitchen where no rum, whiskey, cider or beer flowed, Lillian and I, with pens…

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