Author Archives: netgrits

The American Spirit Honor Medal

This was a long time ago, October 23 1965, and I am now white-haired and fat but I remember that day as if only a few years ago. Who wouldn’t? A Major General in the U.S. Army hands you a … Continue reading

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The Great Race

Every four years we climb out of our caves and start thinking about the great issues of our age and about which American Individual is most capable of guiding us through the forest these issues represent. It is not like … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Presidential Debates

By George Friedman Monday night’s presidential foreign policy debate probably won’t change the opinion of many voters. Proponents of President Barack Obama are still convinced that Mitt Romney is a fool and a liar. Proponents of former Gov. Romney have … Continue reading

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Now, a ‘Negative View’ of ‘Blacks? Are you kidding me?

Pieces of the AP article with my comments: Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice … Continue reading

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U.S. Downgrade Seen as Upgrade as U.S. Debt Dissolved

U.S. debt has shrunk to a six-year low relative to the size of the economy as homeowners, cities and companies cut borrowing, undermining rating companies’ downgrading of the nation’s credit rating. Total indebtedness including that of federal and state governments … Continue reading

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