Opinion

No confidence in the Administration

By: Frank Burkett My last LTTE, was on the incompetent personnel, that Joe Biden has appointed to his Cabinet and other staff. Today I feature another incompetent person hand picked by Joe, Alejandro Mayorkas, our esteemed Homeland Security Secretary. I don’t understand why Mayorkas was brought before Congress, instead of the appointed Border Czar, Kamala

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I’m Still Here

By: Travis Naughton I have a confession to make: I hold grudges. I hold grudges against sports teams such as the Kansas Jayhawks for stealing Mizzou’s spot in the 2008 Orange Bowl and the 1985 Kansas City Royals for stealing what should have been the Cardinals’ 10th World Series championship. I also hold grudges against

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You don’t have to be qualified

By: Frank Burkett We found that you don’t have to be qualified, for Joe Biden to pick his personnel to be appointed for high offices. Before he was elected, the prerequisite for his VP pick, was to be female and black. Sure enough, he picked about the least qualified person to be his Vice President,

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The Power of Summer

2007 Archives, In Memory of Jane Flink By: Jane Flink New things are invigorating. They kick-start all our senses. Touch, vision and hearing all respond to newness. We play a new CD twice as often as the old favorites we’ve heard so many times before. The softness of a new shirt quickly makes it our

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Social Security Matters

Ask Rusty – Will My Wife Get a Spouse Benefit When I Claim at 70? Dear Rusty: My wife started receiving her social security at 65 (her full retirement age) and she will be 69 years old this July. I was able to receive half of her social security under an older law. This April,

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Get Busy Living

By: Travis Naughton For the last two years social distancing measures, quarantines, and stay-at-home orders have helped prevent emergency rooms and hospital wards from becoming overrun with Covid-positive patients, saving countless lives. Yet in that time, one million Americans have died from coronavirus-related illnesses. As hard as it is to imagine, the death toll would

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Choose Love Every Time

By: Travis Naughton Now that Covid-related mask mandates and vaccine requirements are fading into memory, far-right conservatives have found themselves in need of something else to aim their moral outrage at. Unwilling to take on real challenges such as poverty, health care reform, or ending tax loopholes for the mega-rich, Republicans have instead reverted to

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The EV is Great

By: Frank Burkett I have no problem with those that buy EV autos, and perhaps I may get one of my own, but I doubt it. The Lefties are promoting the EV auto. Buy electric vehicles, and save the planet. Is that the best answer, a greenie, can come up with? The EV is great,

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Help! “Old” Man Needs Gas Money for New Toy

By: Travis Naughton Last week, I procured an automobile that sits at the top of the bucket lists of many red-blooded American car enthusiasts such as myself, a Chevrolet Corvette. I can already declare with absolute certainty, that it is impossible to drive a Corvette with a frown on your face. But don’t just take

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Democrat Administration, Joe Biden

By: Frank Burkett I was thinking about the Green Party’s, and in essence, thinking about the present Democrat Administration. Joe Biden, and his Democrat party are doing exactly what they have set out to do. Price fossil fuels, gasoline and diesel, out of the average persons reach, then regulate coal out of existence, for America’s

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