Tag Archives: United States Navy

Now hear this, Admiral. You guys are in a heap of trouble!

  My blogging friend Moe Holland the other day highlighted the kerfuffle over sexual assaults in the military and some of the ensuing misogynistic comments by Congressional dinosaurs. In so doing she inspired me to some thought on the subject. … Continue reading

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A Naval Approach to Healthcare

Most Americans find the notion of “socialized medicine” to be abhorrent. In most citizens the concept evokes visions of a moribund, inefficient bureaucracy more concerned with paperwork than in attending to the complexities of health problems. However, I would like … Continue reading

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Naval Gazing

Last Monday a very interesting and historic event occurred in the Persian Gulf when the USNS Rappahannock fired a 50 caliber machine at a small boat that ignored all warnings and continued to approach. There were injuries on the small … Continue reading

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The Demise of Tradition

Tradition. It’s a great thing, is it not? From Fiddler on the Roof to the U.S. Navy to the United States Postal Service. Wait – the Post Office? Well, not really – the USPS has announced the end of a … Continue reading

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