Someone saw fit to break into my car last night and relieve me of two guitars: a Gibson EC-10 acoustic/electric guitar (Blue) and a Ibanez SZ-320 electric guitar (Brown Sunburst).  The Ibanez is replaceable, the Gibson is not.  It was a gift from my uncle after he heard me sing at my mother’s funeral.  They… Continue reading VIOLATED

No rest for the weary

Democrats vow all-night session on Iraq By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate this week will pull its first all-night debate on the Iraq war in advance of a vote on whether to bring home all combat troops by next spring, Democrats said Monday. Read the rest of the story here.… Continue reading No rest for the weary

March 1, 2006

There she was, in the same position as when I left her.  I don’t know why I checked on her in the morning, maybe I knew something was wrong.  It seemed that she was sleeping fitfully.  But it was now the afternoon, and she hadn’t moved.  Arms akimbo, her left foot dangling off the edge… Continue reading March 1, 2006

Time to go home

Iraqi Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki, says that Iraq is ready to handle its own problems.  He "shrugged off U.S. doubts of his government’s military and political progress Saturday, saying Iraqi forces are capable and American troops can leave "anytime they want.""(source: Associated Press, Baghdad, Iraq)  So, mission accomplished.  We have successfully toppeled a dangerous totalitarian… Continue reading Time to go home

Dis Blog r 4 sell

"Money for nothin’ and the chicks for free" – Dire Straits I’ve put ads on my site.  See them hiding over there?  I decided to try it for three reasons: Motivation, Curiousity, and Greed. Motivation: I want to improve my writing, therefore, I must write.  It’s a simple, straight-forward logical reality.  There is absolutely no… Continue reading Dis Blog r 4 sell

Empowering the Poor

John Hope Bryant is an entrepeneur, government advisor, and friend to the poor. Please read his blog and checkout his website,  His writing is clear and persausive.  If you care about the plight of the poor and want to do something about it, you owe it to yourself to listen to what he has… Continue reading Empowering the Poor

‘Dilbert’ Moments

I had an interesting experience at work today that reminded me of an interesting exchange at McDonald’s are couple years ago. At work:  I was entering case information into the system when I come across a drop-down box I hadn’t seen before.  It was labeled ‘Presumptive Eligibility Card Indicator’ and the choices were yes, no,… Continue reading ‘Dilbert’ Moments


You are not required to obey an unlawful order. You are required to disobey an unlawful order. You swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. The Constitution states (Article VI): This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made… Continue reading ATTENTION US MILITARY PERSONNEL