Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

Republican Convention


As a liberal Socialist Democrat, I wondered if I could tolerate watching the Republican Convention. I lasted about a day and a half. Monday night was an interesting night, and I wanted to hear Melania speak. I thought she did … Continue reading

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My Obituary


I have no premonitions of dying anytime soon, but since so many folks I have known, or known of with a place in my life, are dropping like flies, I thought I would write my obituary so it reflects what … Continue reading

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Politics 2016


I have spoken about my distress over what is happening in politics this year, and said I was dropping out, yet after so many years of being involved, I find I am not doing that. I don’t know if this … Continue reading

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Politics and Reel Life


I watched a very thought-provoking movie last night. It is at least a year old, and probably most of you have seen it. Ironically, it seems to have been made before its time, and is now so true it is … Continue reading

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A Cock-Eyed Optimist


When the sky is a bright canary yellow, I forget every cloud I’ve ever seen…. As I lay in my bed last night, unable to go to sleep (which happens quite often these days), I had so many things rolling … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of War


As I sit here listening to commentators and pundits talking about the presidential candidates, particularly those running on the Republican side, and listening once again to “oppose Barack Obama” no matter what, and the case of Iran, I am struck … Continue reading

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Staying low


Lately I have been staying off the computer a lot because there is so much stupidity going on in politics, and in talichristians. The Texas School Board has approved a new history textbook for the students proclaiming that Moses was … Continue reading

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