Soon it will be the first day of the
new year. As such it will mean tomorrow we
have 364 more days to make this year better
than the last.
We also noticed a few things that stuck in
our craw and we will address them here.
Has anyone else noticed that some of the
comments on blogs have gotten an attitude
and could be “R” rated?
It is frustrating as a Veteran because we
all did our thing to ensure the freedom of
speech and all freedoms.
We wonder why that when someone can’t
debate an issue with facts they resort to
insults, innuendos, and/or profanity.
Then we have all seen the hoopla when a
celebrity or known politician dies. This
is fine in its own way, but we don’t hear
things that are also important.
Like the fact that 22 veterans commit
suicide every day. The numbers could be
even higher because of the way the suicides
That story is here.
Another pet peeve is political
correctness, which is just a name put on
process to make anyone who disagrees with
current politicians in charge think that
they are wrong.
Take failure. The politically correct group
tells us that failure is unacceptable. But
we were taught failure is a lesson in life.
After all, if you don’t fail you don’t
learn. And if you don’t learn you’ll never
And even though we are supposed to have
two separate political parties, they act
and vote more like there is but one.
Because of this we feel some sort of get
out of jail free card will be passed into
law this year for illegal aliens.
Flash mobs happen, people in Chicago are
still getting shot, and crime is in the
news daily. Yet we are told that crime is
And if one checked the Uniform Crime
Report put out by the FBI it would seem
so. And yet we wonder…
A Chinese curse says “May you live in
interesting times”. But since we’re the
type that believes if life hands you
lemons, make lemonade or squirt someone
in the eye, we think our interesting times
are a blessing.
Happy New Year!
Comments are always welcome.