Most of the time God,Pratt & Whitney or General Electric, will give you another turn in the Barrel.

These are my opinions and my opinions only they do not reflect the opinions of any of my family members or their employer. Note we NOW have NO employers.

Back from a 5.5 Year PCS from the confines of the far Southwest corner of Bundesrepublik Deutschland. The Federal Republic of Germany and Retired.

Friday, January 27, 2017

I casted an “illegal ballot”

Yes, my dear Orange worship, I cast one of the tens of million “illegal ballots”.  It was Illegal only in the sense that I did not cast a vote for you and your running mate.
Now that I have purged my soul and have come clean about this High Crime and Misdemeanor that I committed against the you (my dear orange worship) and the state.  I can now sleep better at night.
I will wait patiently for your lord high sheriff and their appointed constables to come and roust me out of my house in the dead of night, to be incarcerated in a Re-education camp of their choice and for period of their choice.  After all most if not all of us (those who did not vote for you and therefore cast illegal ballots) are Dachau bound.  We will sing that old favorite travelling song “My Heart is full of Joy” as we are transported there.
I am willing, able and ready to voluntarily add my name to your growing list of Muslims, after all “I am Spartacus”.
On a completely different tack why did you not have “Zadok the Priest” performed at your coronation inauguration?
I await patiently your obedient servant

Monday, January 23, 2017

Salute the Rank Not the Man

“If you cannot salute the man then by God you will salute the rank.  If he is a man he will know the difference and it will mean something if he not a man he will not know the difference and it will mean nothing.”
Those were words given to me by a man who I still hold in high regard some 30 years after his early death.
So to the current POTUS I salute the rank.  Enough said.

What I will not be doing 5 Feb 2017

What I will not be doing 5 February 2017 is watching the coverage of Super Bowl 51.  Or Suffer Bowl 51 as my wife calls it.
For that matter I will not be partaking of the hours on endless pre game hype that will take place between now and then.  Nor will I be partaking of the hours of endless post game hype that will take place after the game.
It is just not that interesting and I am just not that interested.
Every year Professional Football to me appears to more and more like paint drying, the constant hype pre game, the constant hype during the game, and the constant hype post game.  The coverage appears to be program to keep retired players on some type of post career partial employment program.
The down side is that it appears to me that it is taking longer and longer to watch the paint dry.  WE all know that the paint will dry it is just how long will it take to accomplish this fact.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Day 3 in the “Make America Great Again Campaign

Visible skirmishes continue between various low-level administration (appointed but not required to be confirmed) (hence easy to flush out through the scuppers if required) operatives and numerous NGO.  The campaign at this point can be best characterized as extremely asymmetric and in the initial contact phase with a very ill defined FEBA (Forward Edge Battle Area).
It is expected that this campaign will remain for the most part asymmetric in nature, with public displays of satire and ridicule being the main thrust of the opposition.  It is expected that the current administration via their current modus operandi will provide more than enough ammunition that will allow the opposition to effectively operate.  The opposition will not have to invent and or cite “Alternate Facts” to make their cases, the actual facts will be damming enough.
So my question to POTUS is this “Is America Great Again?” at this point in time.  If it is not when does POTUS expect that “America will be Great Again”?  How will we know if and when “America is Great Again”?  Because when it is I know that it will be “Huge”.