Category Archives: A Nation Gone Nuts

Retro ID Cards

And so in early December it came to us; how fun would it be to create ‘retro’ military dependent ID card? When we, Military Brats, left home or when our parents left the service we had to surrender our ID … Continue reading

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Have You Thought About…

About 9 or 10 months before I retired from Northwest Airlines I was called to take a flight from Detroit to Ft. Myers, FL.  I was an A-320 Captain at the time, and was sitting ‘Alert;’ essentially “on call.”  I … Continue reading

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AM, or PM?

I stopped by Kroger’s the other day – just to buy a bottle of aspirin.  You would think that a relativity simple task.  But no, not any more: I could not believe the display.  Aspirin for damn-near any and all … Continue reading

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Registering a Canoe in Ohio

So Chris B. comes over from Missouri to spend a couple days with me, just to hang out this past weekend.  I knew Chris from the Air Force.  He had been my crew chief on my last flight. On Friday … Continue reading

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Going “Walkabout” in A Combat Zone

Okay, I have a question:  If you just happen to be a Dumb Ass, and you just happen to decide one night to go “walkabout” in a combat zone, in civilian clothes, and you just happen to get snagged up … Continue reading

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The Rise of Bullies

This is an AT&T commercial currently running on TV (May 2014), and I find it very offensive.  But I also think it speaks very loud to the rise of bullies in America these days. The “man” depicted is truly a … Continue reading

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Suspending Surveillance

Looks like the mayor of NYC is “pulling the plug” on surveillance of suspected terror plots within the muslim community – because somebody complained. Now those assets can be deployed to keep watch over those pesky Lutheran jihad guys… Remember … Continue reading

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I Wonder Why…

…they find this, Controversial but Necessary   A recently released Air Force Office of Special Investigations report found that the use of Air Force Academy cadets as confidential informants was a “controversial” but “necessary” investigative tool. The report noted that a “lack of … Continue reading

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A Note From My Mom

I woke up a bit congested this morning, so I took a “fed” of some kind – a sudafed, actifed, whatever.  Seems to have worked.  The “feds” usually do work well with me, if I catch the cold early enough… … Continue reading

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He Tells Us What He Is Going To Do…

    And now this off the Air Force Association “morning brief:” “USAF Will Scrap, Not Mothball, the A-10.”  This man, is systematically dismantling our armed forces, per the direction of his handlers…

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