Tag Archives: politics

TLP Op-Ed: September 8, 2018

Restraining Presidential Urges Quite a number of years ago, I heard the following tale from a Senior Administration Official on condition of anonymity:   One day President Eisenhower was putting on the White House putting green when a rather large … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: January 20, 2018

Readers’ Advisory: This post is about politics today. It is not diplomatic in the slightest. Proceed at your own risk! Well here we are friends, it’s the first anniversary of the Inauguration of Donald Trump as president− how’s it going … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: January 17, 2017

Readers’ Advisory: This post is political, no holds barred and plainly written. If you don’t want to read such things, or if you are faint of heart, please discontinue now, and I’ll see you next time! OK, let’s get this … Continue reading

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“OK Don, what is your point?”

That is certainly a fair question, especially when you consider the fact that I’ve been writing about politics on a blog that isn’t about politics. Yes, you deserve an explanation, and here it is: We have all been hearing, and … Continue reading

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A Final Tale from my Youth

In the last couple of days, I’ve told you two tales from my youth and now I will tell you a third and final youthful adventure of mine. In my next post later today, I’ll tell you why I’ve told … Continue reading

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Poli Sci 256

NOTE: This post is the second part of a short series. For best results, you might want to read part 1 if you haven’t already had the chance. As a college undergrad, I had to take a semester of political … Continue reading

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Nothing in this World is What it Appears to Be

I’ve pointed this out many times here when speaking of the world in which we live, particularly in Biblical passages that deal with spiritual warfare; nowhere is this truer than in show business and politics. Of course show business is … Continue reading

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Common Sense Rules for Following Elections

Since Tuesday night, I have heard and read comments of “shock”, “disbelief”, “dismay” and “horror” in reaction to this week’s election and I find all of this dismay a bit dismaying in itself: What is such a big surprise in … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: November 5, 2016

I Like Ike. I’d vote for Ike this year, but he isn’t going to appear on the ballot for some reason; I’m pretty sure he’d win a third term in his third landslide if he wanted the job. Sadly, he’s … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: October 1, 2016

The other day I posted a piece announcing that I would begin this new Saturday feature today and when I did so, I had two fun ideas for the first one. Quite naturally, now that it is time to actually … Continue reading

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