We Fought Against Fascism in Europe in 1944; Now We Fight It Here in America in 2022

As I wrote earlier today, today marks the 78th anniversary of the D-Day landings on Normandy. On June 6, 1944, elements of six infantry divisions – three American, two British, and one Canadian – landed on five beaches along a 50-mile front on the northern coast of France. Codenamed Operation Neptune, the amphibious landings, precededContinue reading “We Fought Against Fascism in Europe in 1944; Now We Fight It Here in America in 2022”

On Books & Reading: Suffering Succotash! My TBR Stack Keeps Growing!

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Monday, January 3, 2022. It’s a chilly winter – or what passes for winter in the Sunshine State – day. Currently, the temperature is 62˚F (17˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 76% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 12 MPHContinue reading “On Books & Reading: Suffering Succotash! My TBR Stack Keeps Growing!”

Book Review: ‘I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year’

I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year (2021) Written by: Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker Publisher: Penguin Press (a division of Penguin Random House) Category: Domestic Politics Format: Hardcover No. of Pages: 592 Publication Date: July 20, 2021 “Low Ratings Fake News MSDNC (Comcast) & @CNN are doing everything possible toContinue reading “Book Review: ‘I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year’”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 27, 2021, or: Coming Soon to My TBR Stack – Two Books About ‘The Donald’

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s nearly noon on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, here in New Hometown, Florida. It is a hot summer day. Currently, the temperature is 87˚F (30˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 67% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 7 MPH (11 KM/H), the heat index is 96˚F (36˚C). It’sContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 27, 2021, or: Coming Soon to My TBR Stack – Two Books About ‘The Donald’”

After the Assault on the Capitol: Trump, ‘The Big Lie’ & the MAGA Cult

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,Humpty Dumpty had a great fall;All the King’s horsesAnd all the King’s men,Couldn’t put Humpty together again. – Modern version of Humpty Dumpty, circa 1954 On November 3, 2020, Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States, was defeated in the Presidential election by former Vice President Joe Biden (D)Continue reading “After the Assault on the Capitol: Trump, ‘The Big Lie’ & the MAGA Cult”

After the Assault on the Capitol: The Sad, Delusional Saga of Jenna Ryan Continues

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 63˚F (17˚C) under sunny skies. With a becalmed wind and humidity at 72%, the feels-like factor is 63˚F (17˚C). Per today’s forecast, we can expect partly sunny skies and a high of 74˚F (23˚C).Continue reading “After the Assault on the Capitol: The Sad, Delusional Saga of Jenna Ryan Continues”