Monthly Archives: April 2016

Thoughts On Turning 80

I am not turning 80.  I am heading straight at it, with no brakes, no reverse, and the accelerator is floored! I have concluded that life is like a roll of toilet paper.  The closer I get to the end, the faster it goes.  Worse yet, the last few sheets are so flimsy and full of holes that it takes more of them to get the job done. Some of the pleasures in life have lost their allure too.  Sex has become pointless, I no longer get a high from hiking in the mountains and owning a Ferrari is Read more [...]

Mr. K’s Foreign Policy Fallacies

Charles Krauthammer recently wrote a piece titled “The Four Foreign Policies.”  It “analyzes” the proposed foreign policy of the four major candidates remaining in the race for President…Clinton, Sanders, Trump and Cruz.  Actually, Mr K (as I will call him) does no analysis.  What he writes is a screed, distorting the views of the two Democratic candidates, and blandly condoning the absurdities of his choice.  Let’s look at his words and compare them to reality. The assault on Read more [...]