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The  ‘ Big Squeeze’ on Sanders

The ‘ Big Squeeze’ on Sanders

Now, get this straight. I am not a ‘ Democratic Socialist’ or a supporter of the Democratic Party. Yes, I just changed my political affiliation here in Florida so I can vote for Sanders in the upcoming Florida primary. My ‘ short term’ goal is...
War, What Is It Good For?

War, What Is It Good For?

Edwin Starr in 1970, had this hit song War. This was of course during the apex of the phony war in Vietnam. One line of the lyrics that resounded so well for this writer was : War Friend only to the undertaker War War War-Good God, now Now Give it to me one time now...
Duck Soup

Duck Soup

The 1933 Marx brothers film Duck Soup was meant to be a satirical look at Benito Mussolini, ruler of Italy. In the film the mythical country of Freedonia , ruled by the effervescent Rufus T. Firefly ( played by Groucho), due to an insult by the ambassador of rival...
How LOW Can You Go?

How LOW Can You Go?

This writer has always been told, since childhood, that I was a ‘ funny guy’. I was, and is, able to bring humor to everyday occurrences. Having attempted at times to do ‘ Stand Up comedy’ way back when, the thought of making a career of it...
The State of USS Titanic

The State of USS Titanic

This writer is a manufacturer’s rep for various products, one of which is selling sanding belts to Mom and Pop cabinetmakers nationwide. I do most of my sales via the phone, the ‘ old fashioned way’. Yesterday I was speaking to a former customer of...