Category Archives: Iraq War

As long as the war in Iraq continues, we shall present voices of American soldiers and discuss issues of concern to those compelled to risk their lives.

Good Or Bad News?

Researchers have concluded that we humans do have a limit as to our life expectancy. OK, they recently found a fish of the coast of Iceland who is 245 years old, but it it not human. The oldest person so far on record is Louise Calmet who died in1997 at the age of 122. Consider the impact on we humans if we all could live another fifty years after reaching the age of 90.

1. In the 22nd century there would still be a Ted Cruz to filibuster in Congress.

2. In 2080 when most Americans are not of European descent, Donald Trump will be warning us of hordes of Europeans coming across our border and raping nice innocent Hispanic women.

3. In 2080, the media will be discussing the latest scandal of CROOKED Hillary Clinton who slept with her robot.Or, was it Bill?

4. In 2090, Ben Carson will be standing in front of hospitals selling his books of unimportant statements.

5. Hopefully, Jon Stewart would have returned to the Daily Show.

6. In 2090, the United States would celebrate its 80th year of not being able to pass a single law in Congress.

7. Of course in 2090, Vladimir Putin will be riding horses and shooting bear in the wilds of Siberia while still being president of Russia.



We offer observations on the human condition from a 26 year old mind trapped in an 86 year old body.


Tim Kaine played attack dog, growling is not the best offense.

Mike Pence played, hey, why not vote for me in 2020?

Face it, Pence and Trump, the two dumbest candidates heading a major party quest for the presidency.

If one is black, walk gently in town.

If one is white, strut around town.

Many Americans seek a bully who shouts about America being Great Again.

The “Again” is when blacks knew their place in society.

Once upon a time, one checked guns with sheriff when coming to town.

I’m An Idiot!

In the election for president in 2016 we have on candidate who has absolutely no knowledge of the world outside his own bedroom, and we have one candidate who boasts that he does not know anything about the world, let alone as to what is happening in America. Gary Johnson is very proud that he is ignorant about what happens in the world. He recently made clear  his lack of knowledge regarding events in Syria or about other nations. He is probably the first candidate in American history who insists lack of knowledge is a plus.

“But, I guess because you can–you can dot the I’s and cross the T’s on foreign leaders and serve up locations that’s somehow now you’re qualified. Hey, if that ends up being the case, so be it. I guess I wasn’t meant to be president.” Gary, no truer words were ever spoken.


We offer observations on the human condition from a 26 year old mind trapped in an 86 year old body.


Hate and anger roam the streets of America these days.

Donald Trump simply can not restrain his mouth.

These days Ben Carson seems to have been a voice of reason among Republicans.

Republicans are convinced that wealthy folk sit around at night thinking up great schemes to make ALL Americans wealthy.

God does not make  well performing bodies, one muscle can collapse the entire body in pain.

I really do miss Rand Paul, he has wit even though I do not agree with his political views.

I can not understand how so many  want to make America, Great Again, the assumption being America is not today a Great nation.

NFL football is here and my favorite team is not carrying out MY ideas to win games.

Rudy Giuliani On Marriage

Rudy Giuliani, the man who single handedly saved the city of New York during the 9/11 attack is not only an expert in making himself out to be a hero, but he knows more about marriage, divorce, and infidelity than any other politician alive, or who has ever lived. He has now risen to the defense of his fellow fighter for himself by rushing to the defense of Donald Trump. Rudy argues that Donald Trump has every right to blast Bill Clinton for his infidelities while president of the United States. OK,  Donald Trump has been married three times, OK, Donald Trump has committed infidelities.

BUT, when it comes to infidelities, Donald Trump simply cannot match the performance of Rudy Giuliani. He has been married three times, and once informed his then wife of his decision to divorce her at a press conference. When asked if he had committed infidelity, the tough guy, responded: “everybody does.” He went on to point out, I’m a Roman Catholic, and I confess these things to my priest.” Of course, he does not answer the question as to whether his  priest has committed infidelities.


We offer observations on the human condition from a 26 year old mind trapped in an 86 year old body.


Did you ever wonder how you got stuck in this world?

I would so love to spend a minute in the mind of Donald Trump.

In order to for a woman to serve as a Trump surrogate one must have blond hair.

Why  would any intelligent person support Gary Johnson for anything?

Oh, God, why didn’t Elizabeth Warren run for the nomination for president?

There is death in Syria, and there is intellectual death in America.

I await any story about any aspect of either candidate– how about one on sexual relations between Donald and Ivanka?

Be an American, UP Stupidity!



Presidents And Trump

At the age of 86 I have witnessed many presidents assume office. I thought it might be interesting to compare Donald to prior presidents.

Herbert Hoover was the only businessman to become president. A Donald Trump president would create the same results as that of the first president.

Franklin Roosevelt and Trump. Fred, you must be kidding!

Harry Truman was famous for “telling it as it is.” Donald Trump is famous for “not telling it as it is.”

Dwight Eisenhower was a Republican president who refused to lower the top tax rate of 90% since the wealthy had to pay their fair share of taxes. Guess what Donald Trump would have done with the 90% rate.

John Kennedy was a president who fought for his nation at war, Donald Trump is a coward who dodged the draft and has insulted POWs who served their nation.

Richard Nixon was a devious president, but he did open negotiations with Communist China, Donald will not even want negotiations with Iran.

Jimmy Carter was a decent person, then again, there is Donald Trump.

Ronald Reagan lowered taxes, and then raised them, sorry Donald, you are no Ronald Reagan.

George H.W.Bush raised taxes and got defeated, Donald Trump would only lower taxes on the wealthy one percent.

Bill Clinton witnessed a dramatic growth in jobs and balanced the budget, Donald Trump would increase our national debt by over three trillion dollars.

George Bush got us into the Iraq war, Donald Trump would get us deeper and deeper into the ISIS war.

Barack Obama was born in Africa while Donald Trump was born in New York City.


We offer observations on the human condition from a 26 year old mind trapped in an 86 year old body.


Who would sleep peacefully at night with a President Trump?

There are moments when I sit in shock at what people in Aleppo must daily endure.

Today, Ted Cruz came out for Donald Trump, tomorrow for the Devil.

Most black Americans hope today that no black male gets shot–by police.

I never thought in my life that someone like Donald Trump would be running for the presidency.

God, do I wish for the days of Mitt Romney!

I wonder if God worries about people uttering bad words about Him.

Players have kneeled, players have raised fists, what next,  play football?

Suicide Gone Crazy

Chelsea Manning used to be a he before he became a she. As a soldier in the Iraq war he came into possession of numerous classified information, and decided to reveal what he had learned to the public. His court martial resulted in a prison sentence and for the past few years she has been at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. Ms.Manning decided to commit suicide,but failed. Unknown to most Americans is the act of attempting suicide is also a court martial offense.

Ms.Manning was punished for her suicide attempt. She has been placed in solitary confinement for 14 days on ground: “she interfered with the orderly running, safety and good order  and discipline of the facility.” Some studies indicate that people who attempt suicide and are placed in solitary confinement stand a 73% probability of succeeding in their suicide while in solitary confinement.

So, who are the nut cases at Fort Leavenworth?

Culture Of Police

Recent events make clear the importance of rethinking the basic core of police practices. In situation after situation,the scene is always the same. A group of cops are surrounding the “perp,” they confront a man in his late twenties or in middle age, they are shouting at the man, he appears to look somewhat bewildered,and then, one of the cops shoots the man. In other words, police have been trained to shoot first, and never attempt to talk down the suspect without concluding in death. So, what must be changed in police training:

1. The goal is always to ensure that death is the LAST option.

2. Talk can continue, talk enables the suspect an opportunity to save his life.

3. Police have to learn there are OPTIONS other than death.

4. In every tense situation, one does not have to assume the suspect will blast away with a gun.

5. The person being confronted is a SUSPECT, not a person out to kill anyone.

6. The goal at ALL times is to prevent death to anyone.

7. One cannot assume the suspect has a gun.

8. There is always the option of hitting the suspect in a leg.

9. Police must always be CALM.

10. Be proud and feel successful if the suspect is captured alive.