Category Archives: Author Commentary

Escape to Nemacolin

A few weeks ago, while Trump was allowing the G20 to become the G19 with the US no longer playing a lead role in the world (now it looks like Russia, China, and Angela Merkel will dominate global policy and … Continue reading

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What happened to civility?

I’ve heard many people wonder this week about how this country can tone down the extremes in politics. It doesn’t start with politics. It starts with each adult practicing tolerance and teaching it to the next generation. Whether you like … Continue reading

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Putin toying with the U.S.

For Christmas, a friend gave me a Trump catnip toy for my cat. She loves it. She plays with it constantly. I have decided that my cat should be renamed Putin since Putin is playing with Trump just as my … Continue reading

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Trump Gate

As those of you who have followed this blog for several years know, I have criticized Petraeus and Clinton for risking intelligence. For a President to give the Unites States’ major opponent in the world real intelligence that was shared … Continue reading

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Practicing Good Behavior

Recently on “Morning Joe” someone started a conversation about how society has become so coarse, rude, vicious, aggressive, and even impolite. What a surprise! Many of us have noticed this for years – crude language in music, road rage, random … Continue reading

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MUNICH, WIESBADEN AND THE NORDSCHLEIFE

The last leg of this journey was first to the city of Munich to visit the BMW Welt and plant. Unlike the Porsche factory and museum, BMW was larger and the facilities greatly crowded so it was not as intimate … Continue reading

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Vienna: One of the most beautiful old cities

Vienna is one of the most beautiful old cities in the world. In my mind, it rivals Paris although much smaller. For four days we explored different parts of the city and fell in love with the culture and people. … Continue reading

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