Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Twas the Night Before Wartime

Twas the Night Before Wartime Twas the night before wartime, and all through the house The democrats were quiet, quiet as a mouse. MoveOn had moved on,...

CENTURIES

We humble humans have assured ourselves, on several occasions in the past, that the world was to end on a specific date. We did it for the year 1000 A.D., 2,000 A.D., and with the conclusion of the latest Mayan cycle of calendars, etc.

THE FINAL INSPECTION

It's the Soldier, not the politicians that ensures our right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. It's the Soldier who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag.

STAND DOWN!!

Suddenly, the door to the Situation Room opened. A couple of secret service men rushed into the room, followed by the Commander-in-Chief and six other people who were identified as presidential speech writers. All in the room applauded and cheered. The president responded as I had seen him respond to crowds on many occasions. He smiled and waved, occasionally pointing at someone. He reminded me of a British official who always has a riding crop under his arm. However, the president was carrying a golf club as he strutted into this crisis session. As the Commander-in-Chief took a seat, things quieted and the president asked his first probing questions

D E C O R U M

D E C O R U M Of all the traits which we’ve possessed, Decorum rates among the best. Propriety our shriek dilutes And separates us from the...

A CURMUDGEON’S MUSING

There’s a lake in Asia that has garnered a number of impressive superlatives. It is among the most ancient of the world’s lakes at more than 25 million years old. It is a long (395 miles) and narrow (49 miles) natural wonder, a great geological rift that continues to widen, almost imperceptibly.

THE RENEGADES

With pain we face the sorry facts: Some firemen torch; some clergy sin. Police sometimes do lawless acts; But, journalists cause most chagrin.

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