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Daylight saving time makes no sense

Daylight saving time makes no sense

In the immortalized words of David Coverdale, lead singer of Whitesnake, “ here I go again.” It’s another year and another rant as to why daylight saving time should go…

Violent society contributes to school shootings

Violent society contributes to school shootings

Thoughts continue to run through my head about ways to prevent school violence. As I have those thoughts, last week was particularly violent as schools across the nation dealt with…

Stop the talk- fix school shootings now

Stop the talk- fix school shootings now

I’ve been encouraged to write my thoughts in the wake of the horrific school massacre that took place in Parkland, Florida, and the resulting debates over how it could have…

Winter Olympics, more curiosity than competition

Winter Olympics, more  curiosity than competition

I’m not a fan of winter. I hate cold weather and I don’t like the snow and ice it sometimes brings. Back when I was a teen and young adult,…

Moon, Mars citizen missions coming soon

Moon, Mars citizen missions coming soon

Back in the day when I lived on the Space Coast, we use to jump in our pontoon, cruise to near the launch point, and get a birds eye view…

Most Valuable Super Bowl Player- Chris Long

Most Valuable Super Bowl Player- Chris Long

While all eyes were on Justin Timberlake, a slew of new and clever commercials, Tom Brady and the Philadelphia Eagles punishing running game, one Eagle defensive player was risking life…

Obscure artists, politics take over Grammys

Obscure artists, politics take over Grammys

I thought I was a trendy sort of guy, on top of the latest music- that is until I began watching the Grammys last Sunday. If Kendrick Lamar’s unintelligible hip-hop…

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Sometimes writing this column can be a real chore. I just put the finishing touches on my latest rant- this about the government shut down, when I learned late Monday,…

No hate, just acts of kindness

No hate, just acts of kindness

Like many of us considered the “older generation”, Martin Luther King had a profound effect on my thought processes. While the Black Panther party and other activists were creating havoc…

Congress is too old!

Congress is too old!

I have often been an advocate of term limitations in Congress. Having worked on the Hill and having a firsthand view of how our legislative branch works, I believe our…