Category Archives: travel

President Obama makes legal immigration more fair and equitable


Again proving that His pen is mightier than constitutional governance, President Obama has issued executive decrees applying identical standards to documented and undocumented immigrants. Obstructionist Republicans have expressed concern about a recent executive decree allowing immigrants who have given “limited … Continue reading

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Is the world going nuts, or has it been that way for a long time?


That doesn’t matter. It gets crazier daily. Do others notice or care? Venezuelans lack food, toilet paper and other basic necessities. Violent crime is rampant. But their intensely brilliant leaders have found great solutions. To refer to Venezuela as an … Continue reading

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What can We do about “Soft,” as well as “Hard,” Jihad in the United States?


Quite a lot, but we probably won’t. In commenting on my recent post about non-violent Jihad, my friend Colonel Tom Carter (U.S. Army, retired) posed a question: I agree that soft jihad is real and very dangerous. One only has to look … Continue reading

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Palestinian Problem? Let’s Throw Money and (with a little bit of luck) it will Go Away!


That is Secretary Kerry’s partial solution to the “Palestinian” problem. That’s great! He is getting with the program. Yesterday, I re-blogged a post titled Ketchup Boy Mega Fail – Kerry Tries To Buy Off Islamists, Swiftly Rebuked…  The linked article cited the Times … Continue reading

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Is Earth becoming Purgatory or Hell?


Or is it already one or the other? I don’t know the answer, but the question is a basis for this article. I am not a student of religion and know little of Roman Catholic doctrine concerning Purgatory and Hell. … Continue reading

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My Obamamas List


If President Obama is reelected, redistribution will go into even higher gear. I want His promise that I’ll get mine. Now, so I will know how to vote. As President Obama well knows, the best socio-economic system ever devised is … Continue reading

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Department of Transportation Prepares for President Obama’s Reelection


It recognizes that many of us will need lots more emotional support. Life has improved greatly since the primitive olden days of air travel. On July 5th, the Department of Transportation published its new Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability … Continue reading

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Wind power is awesome.


It is a proven technology and has many untapped potentials. Wind power has been used successfully for many years; it may predate the employment of galley slaves (those who row,  probably not those who cook in the galley). Even now, … Continue reading

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The olden days of air travel were horridly primitive.


We didn’t have the TSA, delicious airline meals or pleasant flight attendants. It’s all so much better now. Don’t believe it? Just watch these shocking videos. Don’t laugh. That film was made only eight years before I was born so … Continue reading

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Traveling Inland in Venezuela


After retiring from his law practice in 1996, Dan and his wife Jeanie cruised the Caribbean in their sailboat,  Namaste, until 2001.  Then they settled inland on their finca in rural Panama.  This article was first published back then in … Continue reading

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