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One of the small advantages of being an old-timer is the ability to go back many years and say “remember when?” Read more

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As I was watching the Senate hearings on the Afghanistan withdrawal debacle, I wondered why the questions and answers put to the generals and the defense secretary sounded familiar. Ah-ha, I had just read the context of those questions in the Woodward/Costas book “Peril.” This time the princ… Read more

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The last blog I posted was in December of last year. It talked about the disaster, heartbreak, and the economic challenging COVID virus that invaded this beautiful country. Here we are over a year later and many are still struggling with this horrid virus, only it’s more contagious and dange… Read more

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Recently there was a front page article in the Advocate about Stroman School closing because of poor air quality. For the safety of the kids, they are going to Liberty which is in the same area, has plenty of room and a pool! Read more

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I really hesitated even writing this but here goes. “The Vaccine” is very controversial. I have dear friends who will not take it and have fear over what it contains and will do to them now and in the future. I can really understand that because the real basis is political. We do not trust o… Read more

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I don’t pretend to be a military strategist nor did I serve or have ever been in Afghanistan or Iraq but I still have the ability to read and listen to those people who have knowledge of the subject. I was honorably discharged 54 years ago, so I certainly cannot rely on my own expertise.   Read more

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Although it’s a right-wing show, I like to listen to the Bill Pozzi Show 6:15-7 a.m. on Magic 95.5 because the host personally invited me to be a guest to espouse my views without interruption. I listened to few shows and learned that he is a man of his word. I have called in a few times; mi… Read more

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It’s been six months since the attack on our nation’s Capitol and we still don’t have a full complement of House members seated for a select committee to investigate the event. Only two Republicans voted to proceed with a committee. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has yet to nominate th… Read more

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Last week I told a group of friends not to expect too much in holding people accountable these days. I gave an example like our Attorney General Ken Paxton being indicted by a grand jury on July 8, 2015, but has not yet been tried. Republicans still praise the guy even after spending taxpaye… Read more

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It gripes me to see the bleeding hearts moan and groan over minimum wage. They cry and weep that we need a working wage to support all people. Biden goes on and on over $15.00 an hour minimum wage. Read more

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I am still smiling because of the measures that were taken to assure that 161 million eligible American citizens could vote in the 2020 presidential election. We shouldn’t stop there because we are finally addressing voter apathy. We need to make it easier to vote, not harder. Use the all-of… Read more

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I honestly thought a January 6th Commission to investigate the attack of our Capitol would be a bipartisan venture because that’s what Congress does. Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy agreed to an equal number of Democrats to Republicans with an equal amount of subpoena power.  Leader McCarthy… Read more

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Hey my conservative friends scoot up to your computer and let’s have a talk like we used to, without referring to all the Washington talking points. Remember how we used to tease each other when you said “Democrats like to tax and spend,” and I would counter by saying "Republicans raise fees… Read more

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From my position behind this keyboard, I’m looking at the strategy the GOP is using to win the 2022 midterms. The MAGA base is controlling the agenda so the only policies they are supporting are social ones. i.e., illegal immigration, guns, abortion, voter suppression and cancel culture. Gra… Read more

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I set my TV to record Joe Biden’s Address to Congress or the State of the Union because I usually watch the Astros. Luckily, the Astros fell behind the Mariners and I opted to watch the speech on my phone with the volume off the TV. Read more

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I have finally given up on the prospect of any meaningful gun safety regulation or a ban of AR-15- like weapons at the federal level. I have felt that way since Sandy Hook in 2014 but CNN’s Michael Smerconish solidified my opinion. Mr. Smerconish said what I have been saying all along, “We h… Read more

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We are a GOP nightmare because we vote absentee in every election and we encourage our friends to do the same. And we don’t fall prey to the GOP gaslighting campaign. Voter fraud is not the real issue, voter suppression is. Read more

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Hello all you movie fans!! I am so glad to be back and watching movies again!  Plus what better way to celebrate going to the movies again than to enjoy Godzilla vs Kong.  This movie brings us a fight of two titans to see who will rule as the alpha.  Legend says there can only be one alpha- … Read more

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It seems that most of the time, we see people write columns who criticize and tear down, but rarely praise. At the beginning of March, I had the pleasure of volunteering to help at our Victoria Community Center, the site of Covid 19 vaccine shots. Volunteers showed up at 7 a.m. and were give… Read more

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