It’s Not Economic Hardship that Motivates Trump’s Base but Far Right Brainwashing and (Sadly!) this Denies the Best Military-Service Traditions of Working Class America

"Speaking as the father of a Marine, it seems to me that Trump's 'vision' contradicts everything that the US Military stands for..."(Photo YouTube)The brainwashing of Trump blue collar loyalists by right wing media is on display every day. Speaking as the father of a Marine, it seems to me that Trump's "vision" contradicts everything that the US Military stands for.Let me explain.That decent plumber who is a former Marine that you always liked, the one who worked so hard and … [Read more...]

TRUMP is Disrespecting My MARINE Son’s Military Service

  The Trump-led Republican Party is making a mockery of my Marine son's service and the values he fought for. Where my son was taught at boot camp to live with and fight for Americans of all colors and creeds, the Trump-led Republicans seem ready to destroy even the possibility of compromise between races and religions, let alone between political philosophies. In other words, they don't believe in governance—not to mention selfless service.  * My son risked his life to defend Muslims against … [Read more...]

I Loved Christmas but Hated God for Screwing It Up

Edith and Francis Schaeffer AKA Mom and DadChristmas for me will always be toxic and a time when memory drifts back to my missionary kid childhood.  I loved Christmas but hated God for screwing it up. You see, the problem was that every year Jesus made Mom into his Christmas slave. Let me explain. My childhood Christmastime question was: “Mom, who’s going to be in our house for Christmas?” The answer never varied. “The guests God brought to us this year my dear.” The guests were the people th … [Read more...]

No Place Left to Hide for the None-Too-Bright Delusional White Male Rubes Hijacking the GOP

The 40 Fools in Congress (the extremist driving this shutdown show) might as well be a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in Peshawar, Pakistan. Speaking as the father of a US Marine who spent 2 tours in Afghanistan hunting for bin Laden, I say to the Tea Party/Congressional 40: Please take off those flag pins! After the faith, credit and economy of the US risks being shattered, then recovers, and this shutdown is all said and done, where do “patriots” like Lim … [Read more...]


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