While seemingly unprepared and overwhelmed authorities try to sort out yesterday’s events at the U.S. Capitol, we once again have to rely on the various news and information sources who have contributed […]
Beyond struggling, is America imploding?
We should all take a deep breath and rethink our individual and collective fixation on arguably our most outwardly-flawed POTUS. If one excluded Los Angeles and New York City, most Americans who […]
Politicians seek Issues – not Solutions
Sad, but truer than ever, politicians’ focus on partisanship and divisive issues is driven by how much money can be raised from Special Interests (corporations, unions, etc.) and their voting constituencies drawn […]
Struggling to learn the lessons of Vietnam – How about Now?!?
America’s struggle (“jihad”) over our values, principles and priorities, domestically and internationally, really came to a head during the 1960’s. As evidenced by the current and worsening divisive politics, exacerbated by a complicit and dysfunctional media, “TRUTH,” “FACTS,” integrity and accountability are proving to be fluid and elusive.
From the Front Lines Abroad to Ferguson, USA
Nowhere is humanity’s “Jihad” (struggle) more evident than right here in our own backyard. Okay, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi’s Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) might be a little more gruesome and barbaric, followed closely […]
Why this blog? Why now?
After a career in criminal and civil investigations, mediation and various levels of “keeping the peace,” or at least trying to, I have come to believe that too few of us enter […]