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The Deep State

Thank you, Walt Disney Production, for the two rams bellowing endlessly at their echo in Brother Bear. That scene illustrates today’s political

The Deep State2019-10-27T12:28:29+00:00

Storm-Tossed Seas

"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for

Storm-Tossed Seas2019-03-25T15:46:28+00:00

Walls and their Straphangers

Walls support the straphangers of “things” in life.  Walls spin tales of what existed, what is and what might be in that

Walls and their Straphangers2019-02-05T02:20:22+00:00

An Idle Hour

Have you noticed? The normal Christmas bustle of packages, decorations, great food, and friendships rekindled drowning in one political panic attack or

An Idle Hour2019-01-02T11:16:16+00:00

Guam and the rising Storm

Guam wanders in and out of the news feeds with the regularity of a failing Christmas tree Satellite image of the

Guam and the rising Storm2018-12-29T20:27:10+00:00


Dedicated to the memory of Brett Fredericks. Thank you for your service. On October 3rd and 4th, 1993, two years after the


For Want of a Wrench

The U.S. federal government is lathered up and hell-bent on spending money to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel safeguard the

For Want of a Wrench2018-12-31T23:56:32+00:00


Author: Frank Maio Returning to Italy after nearly a month in Turkey was great. The only work to be done at this