My Books and Short Stories
July 15, 2017
New novel coming soon: Welcome to the age of Human Genetic Modification Would you modify your daughter’s DNA to end war forever? In the near future, a World Oil War leaves the Midwest in ruins, except for pristine GMO crops controlled by a monopoly, Ambrosia, and the Army, which […]
What is War?
August 8, 2017
Okay, I reread a comment on my Vietnam Wall post and feel a need to explain. Getting drafted and going to Vietnam was certainly a possibility at that time, and though some men wanted to avoid it, I never really thought about it, since I had been working to get into a service academy for […]
Vietnam, Lamar Donuts and Motorcycles
May 30, 2017
Memorial Day 2017. The wall is back this year. I plan on going tomorrow and reading some names this time. No donuts. Don’t want to fill up before the barbecue. I’ll have a few things to say to my kids tomorrow about veterans. We’ll see how it goes. Tune in tomorrow night for an update. […]
What is Freedom Worth? You might not like the answer.
June 18, 2012
This Memorial Day 2017. On a Chris Hayes Memorial Day video, a mother who was just told her only son was lost in the war asked the Marine casualty assistant officer, “Was it worth it?” He replied, “I can’t answer that for you.” Why didn’t he just say yes? Because he knows that mother would filet him […]
How to get rid of guns: The 3-year plan
December 21, 2012
So here we are, one week after Newtown, one week after 20 children were killed in minutes by another man with a gun. Do we have any new laws about guns yet? Ummm. No. http://www.phillytrib.com/cityandregionarticles/item/7131-mayors-call-for-tougher-gun-laws.html Lot of talk. Yibber, yabber. “Make all those automatic rifles illegal.” Yeah that’ll do it. Probably get passed in 2013, […]