Hagel: Right Man for the Job

Senator Hagel with Doug & Dee Johnson, fellow Nebraskans. Doug served with my father in Vietnam.

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) would undoubtedly complain if Jesus Christ himself was singled out by this administration for a job. Jesus, I’m sure, wouldn’t be mainstream (read conservative) enough for Mr. Graham. Graham is pitching a hissy-fit over Obama’s  selection of former Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense. Graham took to the airwaves on Sunday ranting [Read More...]

Briefly

Mama in the trailer court

Taking Care of Mama 8.22.12 You buy the plane ticket To come see me You comb my hair, Rub my neck You position my dinner Just so You pack the oxygen In the car, All the while, telling me Not to worry God’s got all this and more Under his control. I know, I know [Read More...]

Red Fence of Fundamentalism

red fence

I wish there had been a specific Point of Demarcation. A bright red fence or something.   One that came with a warning sign that said: Cross over this and there’s no return. Or: Don’t cross and you’ll never move forward. My girlfriend Susie and I had lunch last week. We had a lot of [Read More...]


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