Category Archives: Information

Signing Off for a Few Days

By | June 15, 2021

[June 15, 2021]  I’ve written articles every day for almost eight years and enjoyed every moment of doing so.  But with a pile of grandkids coming to my home for a week, I’m signing off for a few of those days.  I’ll be back with an attitude to drive home the point that leadership is sorely needed in… Read More »

Just the Facts, Ma’am

By | June 13, 2021

[June 13, 2021]  Don’t embellish your story.1  Only state precisely what has happened and do so without embellishment or adding your opinion.  Just the Facts, Ma’am, is attributed to the 1950s TV series Dragnet where Sergeant Joe Friday is the main stoic character. The show was one of the highest-rated series of the decade.  I watched it many… Read More »

I Call it Lying: Media Bias 101

[June 9, 2021]  On several occasions, I noted a tendency for Western media toward an anti-democratic bias (see links here, here, and here).  Whether it is honoring dead Islamic terrorists or advocating for looting, rioting, and murder, many news organizations have failed at their most basic task – providing impartial information to the public.  A recent example of… Read More »

What is a Defeat?

[June 5, 2021]  The Ancient Chinese General and philosopher Sun Tzu once wrote, “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.”  He was referring to the fact that no matter what happens on the battlefield to military forces, there is always a way to hold off defeat to the nation-state. War is not always won on the… Read More »