Category Archives: Politics

A very important survey

The other day, I got a call. Normally, when I don’t recognize the number, I don’t answer the phone. However, for various reasons, these days I answer every call. It went something like this:

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A challenge to my readers

There is a lot of breath being expended on guns, gun control, and all associated issues, and all stemming from the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Opinions abound.  Heck, if you search this blog, you’ll find mine, including … Continue reading

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Two Hundred Words . . . and then a bit more

You can easily find my opinions on guns, gun violence, gun control, and violence in general. As a rule, in every prior instance when I expressed my opinions, I was mad. No; mad is the wrong word. I was pissed. I … Continue reading

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The Weight of the Iron Block 

Cadillac Motors (January 1978 – August 1983) was a good learning ground for me. I’m not speaking about professional learning — engineering stuff and the like — although there was some of that as well. I’m referring to learning things … Continue reading

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We’re not having the right discussion

Depending on who you listen to, you have definite ideas as to what is wrong with health care in this country. Depending on who you listen to, you have definite ideas about who is to blame. Depending on who you … Continue reading

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More about sitting and kneeling

A received some feedback in relation to my answer to this question relating to the whole kneeling/sitting issue.  A fireable offense? My answer was “no.” Others disagreed with my answer. So, who is right? I’m not a lawyer, but I will … Continue reading

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About sitting and kneeling

There’s a brouhaha going on about some people kneeling or sitting during the playing of the National Anthem. I won’t go into the discussion about the “why” they are doing it as that merits its own post, but I do … Continue reading

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