Monthly Archives: January 2021

Game Stop and the New Reality

Remember your first meeting with your financial advisor and the “advice” you received? “Determine your goals.”  “Buy for the long term.”  “Do your research.  Buy quality.” Right. This week the boys in the basement inhabiting Reddit and the chatroom “Wallstreetbets” … Continue reading

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For Better or for Worse – From the Archives

Behind Toritto’s House And so my brother texted me “Stay home and be well They won’t waste a ventilator on either one of us” And so it was; the people stayed home and were still, learning a new way of … Continue reading

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Brady and the Buccaneers – March 20, 2020

Every once in a while, in the midst of the darkness and hunkering down waiting for better times, something happens which makes you smile. And so it happened today. Tom Brady, arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play the game … Continue reading

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The Hill We Climb – Amanda Gorman

When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry. A sea we must wade. We braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace, and the … Continue reading

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White Supremacy. Eugenics and Indiana

  Indiana State Prison, Jeffersonville, 1912 Those Socialists were wrong Poverty is not a social condition. People do not become criminals as a product of social and economic conditions. They are born that way.  People are poor an criminal because … Continue reading

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On My Military Service – From 2016

Toritto in Eritrea  – 1965 I never thought much about my military service after it was over. My young wife and I were glad I was out, discharged after four years in the army on November 17, 1967.  We disposed … Continue reading

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Not All Who Serve Are Heroes

Ike only needed his stars How many of you have heard any speech by our leaders recently concerning the military or in front of the military. Usually nothing important is said outside of the usual pap. Shout outs to the … Continue reading

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On The Words of Patrick Henry

🙂 Courtesy of Marie who knows her daddy needs a good laugh every day.

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Fascism and America’s Ruling Elite – A Re-Post

Grand Cross of the Order of the German Eagle Awarded to Henry Ford by Adolph Hitler – 1938 So it’s the 1930s and Hitler and Mussolini, not to mention Franco have established nazism / fascism in Europe. Hitler has already … Continue reading

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Remembering One Girl From Minsk – October 26, 1941

An annual Re-Post.  We cannot remember them all; but each year we can remember one. The Minsk Ghetto – 1941 “For God’s sake child! Flee Minsk before it’s too late!” the wounded Red Army Major she tended urged her. “Be still!” Anya said. “I’m … Continue reading

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