Blood Diamonds

“Some men will kill, risk death, their honor, and their humanity in search of treasure. Yet, in the end, they cannot kill enough or steal enough to satisfy their hunger for more.” – Author Unknown – 1991 – Sierra Leone – The western African nation is...

Remembering The People’s Judge

“Your friends can get you into more trouble than you can get into yourself.” – Judge Alton P. Johnson – Late 1990’s – I walk into the office of Johnson, Dangle, and Parmer looking for a job before I enter law school. As Bob Dangle greets me, I hear a...

Returning To The Rockies

“I seek to lose the madness over the mountains and begin again.” – Colonel Ludlow’s quote to his companion, One Stab, in the movie Legends of the Fall. After watching the butchering of Indian tribes in the U.S. for years, Colonel Ludlow resigns from the army. He...

The Pilot And The Commander

During WW II, the United States was a “united nation”. Men and women of all races, classes, and political views were firmly behind President Franklin Roosevelt (FDR); the greatest war president in history.In 1943, the tide was turning against the German Reich and the...

The Policy Of Appeasement – Part II

“It would be a wonderful thing for all of humanity if both peoples would renounce force against each other forever. The German people are ready to make such a pledge.” — Adolph Hitler — Winter – 2021 – Washington D.C. – As President Donald Trump leaves the White House...

The Dangerous Policy Of Appeasement

“There is no security, no safety, in the appeasement of evil.” — President Ronald Reagan — November 1914 – London, England – The world is at war. The British War Council is conducting a strategic meeting.  The confident 40-year-old political head of the...

Beware The Ides Of March

The month of March is the time of year when we are reminded that loyalty is one of the greatest character attributes that a person can possess. Perhaps the best example of genuine loyalty was when an aging James Baker was asked by a member of the Gore campaign during...

Historic Nomination To Scotus

Recently, Joe Biden nominated Ketanji Jackson to the Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, she will be the first black woman to sit on the highest court in the nation. Senate Democrat leaders hope to have a vote confirming Jackson to the court by...

Burglars Beware

Of all the criminal acts in Georgia, burglary is one of the most dangerous to the homeowner, community, and the perpetrator. Burglary in Georgia is separated into 1st and 2nd Degree: 1st Degree – This offense is completed when a person enters or remains within an...

Peace Through Strength

“We know only too well that war comes not when the forces of freedom are strong, but when they are weak. It is then that tyrants are tempted.” – President Ronald Wilson Reagan – The Serengeti – A lioness watches a herd of antelope cross a thin river basin at the...