What is the ‘Real’ State of the Union…?

…if you were around a television around the time the current white house occupant gave a ‘state of the union’ speech, then you know what was said… a lot of the political pundits beg to differ…

My Era, My Music / Vol.2

The Beatles… The Turtles… Mamas & Papas… Dave Clark 5… The Beach Boys… The Doors… Just some of the musical groups from my ‘era’ of the 1960s who provided a soundtrack during my youthful days…

It Was 48 Years Ago This Year…

“Every man has a right over his own life and war destroys lives that were full of promise.” Albert Einstein, ca. 1933 / “War is Over! If You Want It” John Lennon / Yoko Ono, ca. 1969

Nationalist? Populist? Patriot? Which One Are You?

What a tumultuous political year, huh… Are we heading for a nation of Populist? Nationalist? Uber Patriots? In an era of Trumpism it’s time to buckle up and hang on considering his own party is afraid of and his base supporters…!

Good Idea, but…

…emptiness… hollow words… no action… too much data not enough action… and on and on and on – so goes the world of punditry… if everyone is talking but no one is listening, then the proverbial standstill reigns supreme…

We have the facts, now what…?

I suppose at some point in the near future there will be a big shake-up, but until then I should continue to breathe in, breathe out…