World War Two

Pearl Harbor: A Survivor’s Tale
My old neighbor, Dean Reynolds, joined the Navy to get off the farm in Franklinville, NY. On the morning of December 7th, 1941 he was working a radio room at Pearl Harbor.
The Coming War (Opinion)
I’m evidence life isn’t predictable.  In the summer of 2007, I was working as a casual employee of the United States Postal Service.  Every night when I walked into work at a postal sorting and distribution center just before 10:00 P.M, I thought it mig…
Barack Obama Plots on Eve of Destruction (Opinion)
Nobody asked me but I can answer in one word why President Obama is promising weapons to Vietnam:  China!  The Vietnamese and Chinese are traditional enemies.  The Vietnamese were only an enemy of the United States for a decade.  Some historians remind us after World War Two the …
Bittersweet Memorial Day (Opinion)
Memorial Day brings bittersweet emotions.  I remember the holiday from my days as a kid and am filled with pride because of the stories I heard of heroism and the sound of flags flapping in the breeze and the quiet parade where the boots of the color guard tapped the pavement along Main Street.…
There Once Was a Time Called Christmas
I live in the house without a television.  Let me clear that line up.  I live in a house without a television hooked up.  There were three TV sets capable of entertaining me at my last house in Delaware.  Because a now ex-girlfriend was living there mostly as a tenant the last 11…
Commentary: Memorial Day, Remember None Died in Vain
“Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”  John 15:13
 
 
I’m more than perplexed and downright annoyed mainstream media is replaying arguments about the Iraq War.  Republican candidates for Presid…
Commentary: Waiting to See Faith Film Little Boy
I like going to the movies.  I just don’t do it nearly as often as I did when I was young.  I did see American Sniper earlier this year and thought it well worth the ticket price.  While I was disappointed it didn’t win Best Picture at the Academy Award…
Commentary: America’s Raisin Police
I remember reading somewhere 20 or so years ago about an office in Washington hunting Nazis.  It had been established in World War Two and the staff was to ferret out any saboteurs and sympathizers within the United States.  The war ended...