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Daily Archives: December 31, 2013

Canaries in the coal mine…

Apparently former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy called Colorado and Washington “canaries in the coal mine” in regard to their legalization of recreational marijuana.

One can only wonder if Mr. Kennedy will have the courage of his convictions to admit that canaries continuing to live – or even thrive – indicates that it’s a direction the rest of the flock should consider in the interest of lowered crime rates.


Thinking about: Veterans

I’m just an ordinary veteran, not a retired one. But I am a veteran with a degree in history.

As a student of history, I’m firmly in the “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it sure does rhyme a lot” camp.


How does that old song go, second verse same as the first? Little bit louder, little bit worse?

What’s going to happen when the members of the Entitlement Generation don’t get their goodies, while the minders of the purse continue to reward their cronies?

Got popcorn?