For years we have all been watching the news about Iran and disagreements they have with a number of governments around the world about their nuclear program. We have all seen the discussions of sanctions, lifting sanctions, red lines, pushing red lines, and even had our own internal disagreements over what should be done about … Continue reading The Last World War – What happens when Iran get’s to fulfill their desire
I am a member of the American Middle Class. I work hard, I am devoted to my wife and family. I listen to the news and try to stay informed. From time to time I disagree with the news and opinion shows but that is what makes America great. The ability to disagree. I have … Continue reading This economy is better? For whom? I am the American Middle Class, and it isn’t us.
No one can deny that life is harder than it used to be. We have an unemployment rate that does not seem to want to come down, we keep getting into firefights in the Middle East, and prices at the supermarket keep rising yet salaries don’t keep pace. I have identified at five reasons (and … Continue reading 5 Reasons America is in Decline Due to Federal Government Insanity
As a lifelong Catholic I have always paid attention when the Pope makes a public statement, at least as often as I am able. I also tend to pay attention when a religious world leader from any religion does the same, as a matter of respect. Recently the Pope did say that we are now … Continue reading World War 3 – 5 Reasons that Perhaps the Pope was right
by Timothy Imholt Normally when I write a BLOG I rarely make it about things going on with me. Today I feel that I must rant about a local issue that is impacting one of my two sons. I have a son who is autistic. He is a mild case, highly functioning but he is … Continue reading Local School District Versus My Autistic Son
I have been working with a local Boxer who will be the subject of another new book I will be writing about his life both in, and out of the ring. It is an interesting sport to learn more about but there is one aspect of it that I think needs to be considered. Boxing used … Continue reading Boxing, Kids, and Crime Reduction
Every Political season is full of “mis-truths.” The worst part about them is that we, the voting public, let politicians asking for our vote get away with it, again, and again, and again. To make matters slightly worse we allow these lies to separate us and cause arguments in our personal lives. Ok…maybe not all … Continue reading Top 5 Crazy Lies Told During Campaigns We Fall For Every Time
I know many blog posts wonder what are we leaving behind to our kids and theirs. I hear it on talk shows too numerous to list. It is asked so often it is almost meaningless at this point. We all know where that conversation goes…debt…unsustainable and then directly into bickering. I will avoid that. What … Continue reading What are we leaving behind? We need another Ross Perot…
Last Sunday my wife made our weekly grocery trip to Market Basket. She was greeted with some very empty shelves. It is kind of a shame we like Market Basket and their prices, when they have products on the shelf. We turned on the news, looked at Facebook and tried to find out what was … Continue reading Personal Favor From A Congressperson? Say it ain’t so Congresswoman Niki Tsongas!
By Timothy Imholt I have been reading, and listening to the news reports about our porous border just like many informed Americans have. I have found myself annoyed, disgusted, not at all surprised and now I am back to annoyed. The article that set me off is the more recent release by Jim Hoft on … Continue reading Dead children, a porous border, no solutions, and loads of name calling
By Timothy Imholt I have been wishing that I could get more of my neighbors to care about the world. I know that there are often invoked points in history that are used to get attention by bloggers. I must say I want to use one…again. During the time before we were involved in World … Continue reading While we were Crushing Candy and Enabling Angry Birds Violent Actions Things Changed
I know, I am just a silly enlisted veteran. I was discharged approaching 20 years ago now. However, I want to say something that needs to be said. Placing troops on the southern border of the United States will NOT solve this problem, and it will cause us issues. Why? Why not just jump in … Continue reading Southern Border Invasion – Posting Troops Just Won’t Do It – One Veteran’s Perspective
by Tim Imholt I am a member of the American Middle Class. I have worked very hard to ensure I am in that category. I joined the army, I was honorably discharged, I went to college earning a PhD in Experimental Physics, and I have worked as an engineer for almost a decade. I can … Continue reading The Floundering US Economy, the Middle Class, and Inflation Numbers Run Amok
by Tim Imholt Recently, unless you have been in a coma, you have been pummeled with news about the trade of five Gitmo prisoners (the really bad ones) for one American POW being held in Afghanistan. You have also been pummeled with stories about this POW. Was he really a POW? Was he a deserter? … Continue reading The Gitmo “Trade” Top Three Stupid Facts
By Timothy Imholt This morning I saw a news article that said there is an increased rate of marital infidelity because of global warming. http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/cultist/2014/05/global_warming_makes_couples_cheat_says_dating_website.php I cam across this report when I was reading through my normal routine this morning when I saw this news report that made my blood boil. I could find a … Continue reading Global Warming = Infidelity = Societal Decay