In advance of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress tomorrow – 11:00 A.M. EST; 9:00 A.M. CST; 8:00 a.m. PST

It is worthwhile to note that our long term ally comes at the invitation of the Speaker of the House, an equal branch of government with the White House (Executive Branch) and the Judicial Branch (United States Supreme Court). The White House took umbrage that the Speaker did not clear it with them first before […]

If you do not believe in God, can you go to war with those who do?

Or vice-versa? If you believe in God, can you go to war with those who do not? What about those that believe in a different God? Today, at the close of the three day summit on violent extremism, Pres. Obama stated it was an “ugly lie that we are at war with Islam.” I believe […]

Squeezing the Mind – the importance of words

Lots of debate on whether we can use the words, “Islamic terrorism,” “Islamic fundamentalism,” “Global War on Terror (GWOT),” and the really ball-busting one, “Radical Islam.” Is is about numbers? All eyes were on France. Twelve to 16 killed in France, but that same week, over several days, counts differ from 150 killed to as […]

Silent Majority Honks Loud and Long!

Reporting in from the field: The City of Federal Way is a bedroom community 30 miles outside Seattle, Washington. Only about half the residents vote and yet….today I got to see something special. MG Bernardy, a reader of these pages and a dear friend of mine, wanted to do something for our Police Department. She’d […]

Morning in the HuntMode Household ~ Breakfast

Breakfast. I remember when I was young and finally put together words have meaning and reflect that meaning in their composition. The big illumination came from “headache.” My head aches. Ah! Breakfast equals break fast. In our household, the emphasis is on “fast.” As in NOW. I’ve been without a camera for months, making for […]

Terrorism: “I know it when I see it.”

Paris, France: Today, Wednesday, January 7, 2015, three men walked into a building in Paris, into the offices of a newspaper that published cartoons depicting Mohammed, the Prophet of Islam, called out the names of people and shot 12 people dead and injured another 11 people. The three men yelled “Allah Akbar!” (“God is great”) […]

An Old Family Recipe ~ Comfort Food dinner and it’s cheap!

I got a craving for comfort and looked around my kitchen – what did I have on hand? Ummm… a can of Libby’s Corn Beef, green onions, garlic, one egg, and Uncle Ben’s Boil in a Bag white rice…. ahhhhh….. History & Ingredients This used to be an incredibly cheap dinner. I was stunned at […]