Archive for the Politics Category


The California solution – we ain’t paying!

The California legislators have come up with the most elegant solution.   I call it “The California Solution.”  It’s brilliant. Solution to what? You see, California has a problem.  Apparently the state legislators and many of the residents are not happy with the way the federal government in Washington is spending/controlling their hard earned tax […]

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Why does the government want to kill jobs?

The government claims they want to create jobs.  They scream it out from the mountain tops, “We want more jobs!”  They even get up on their tippy toes, hold the bullhorn up high, and bellow out, “We not only want jobs, but we want high paying jobs!” So, if this is what the government says, […]

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Politics and the Birth of the F-111 Aircraft

“Hey Dave, did I ever tell you the story about how they chose the contractor for the F-111?”  asked Gus my co-worker at the Flight Dynamics Laboratory Wright-Patterson, Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio.  I was working at the lab during the summer of 1986 between my junior and senior year at Ohio State. The […]

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How do you make sense of what’s going on in the world? Read this book …

Just finished reading “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand; all 1000 plus pages!  My feelings about the book may be summed up in one word – WOW!  The book is loaded with adventure, creepy characters, heroes, villains, and some of the best descriptive writing I’ve ever encountered. But, that’s not the reason it’s on my recommended […]

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What sort of gun control do you want?

Gun control is a fact of life.  There will always be someone in control of the guns.  It’s just a question of “who’s in control?” I figure there are essentially two types of gun control.  One is the dictator scenario and one is the free society scenario.  You can have one or the other, but […]

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