The Most Bold and Daring Act of the Age

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In The Most Bold and Daring Act of the Age, the sequel to Blood Brothers, a 55-year-old Henry Doyle comes out of retirement in 1815 to foil Napoleon’s attempt to enlist Shiite militia in the Balkans against the Russian and Austrian armies marching to join the British at Waterloo.  His capture by the Algerians sets in motion desperate efforts to rescue him by his wife Dihya and his half-brother Peter Kirkpatrick, a former US Navy captain. 

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The Tao of Sales: A book for salespeople who want to succeed with their customers instead of competing against them.

Since its publication, readers have responded with comments like this one from Jamie S. Walters, Founder of Ivy Sea Inc., and author of Big Vision, Small Business: ” I find myself going back to this book by E. Thomas Behr again and again for inspiring and implementable reminders. I find that title misleading; this is a book about integrity-based thinking and relationship-building, so it goes well beyond the sales process. “

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Blood Brothers: A novel about America’s first war against a Muslim enemy, the 1804 attempt by a small, makeshift army led by US Marines,  to conquer the nation of Tripoli. Henry Doyle is a soldier of fortune and convert to the Sufi sect of Islam, who agrees to help the invading Americans for pay, even though he despises them.  In the process he meets the half-brother he never knew existed, Peter Kirkpatrick, a young, hot-headed US Navy officer. Cindy Vallar, in Pirates and Privateers Magazine says, “Written in crisp, compelling prose, the action sequences, especially the naval encounters, are exceedingly well-done.”

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The Life & Times of Miller Bugliari: a history of and guide to championship soccer coaching. Miller Bugliari is the legendary teacher and soccer coach at the Pingry School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. His record over a 55-year career is exceptional:  815 victories against 112 losses and 96 ties; 26 state titles and 26 county championships against the toughest competition in the state. His friend, Sir Alex Ferguson, former coach of Manchester United, says: “The foundation of this success rests on his great personal respect for his players and everyone he comes in contact with.”

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My Current Project

Walter Schwein, an American studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, eagerly volunteers to help the American fledgling spy organization at the start of World War II by becoming a deep cover “sleeper” living as a French citizen in the north of France. He is activated in March 1944 to report on German troop movements and beach defenses before the D-Day invasion. But he doesn’t know that his government, in sending him to Calais instead of Normandy, plans to sell him out to the Gestapo in order to mislead the Nazis with false information about the Allies’ real landing destination.

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GOP Wake-up Call #1

To my many dear Republican friends. You’re great people, and I treasure our friendship.  You know that’s true because you know me.

I’m not a:

a) Democrat

b) Liberal

c) Socialist

d) Communist

e) Leftist

f) Any other kind of “…ist.” (I do root for the New York Giants and Yankees…sorry about that.)

But come on folks!  For a moment set aside the horror – and impending tragedy — of his foreign policy, environmental policy, healthcare policy, and budget for a moment. Overlook the fact that he’s an obsessive sexual predator whom no conscientious person would want to allow in the same room with a female family member  — unless she were your dead great-grandmother.

Trump is nut case delusional and so desperate for approval, that  if he had a pussy he’d grope himself.

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Trump, Pruitt, and the Radical GOP Extremists – Criminally Insane on Global Warming

 

IF YOU LIKE THIS POST , OR AT LEAST ARE TROUBLED BY THIS, AS YOU SHOULD BE, FORWARD IT TO AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE.  THEN ACT! 

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First to my many Republican friends. I still love you. You are, after all, in so many ways, decent, caring people. When we pretend politics – and the future of our country and our families − doesn’t matter, we still get along wonderfully.  BUT…

  • If you continue to support a loathsome slug who openly boasts about groping and feeling up women (like your mom, wife, sister or daughter), that’s your business.
  • If you’re OK with a pathological liar  as President, well OK. (He’s also a borderline psychotic − on the wrong side of the border – check out his handshakes!!!  )
  • If you’re OK with the Trump family of kleptocrats abusing the high office of President of the United States to pad their personal worth out of everyone else’s expense, well… it’s my money too, you know.
  • If you’re OK with what is now a deep cloud of toxic smoke rising from the fire of Trump and his supporters colluding with Russia to dismantle American democracy, well, what actually DO you care about?
  • If you can pretend it doesn’t matter that Trump and the Radical Republican Extremists in Congress are increasing the systematic impoverishment of  the Middle Class, the Blue Collar Class (aka the working poor),  and the real poor, remember that it will eventually wind up being your money, too. And mine. I can think of better ways to spend what I worked a lifetime to  build.

But when you give tacit acceptance to destroying the incredibly interconnected, fragile network of our planet’s natural ability to sustain all life (not to mention condominiums in Florida, Louisiana and Texas) then count me out!

It’s the air we breathe and the water we drink. But it’s also the life-threatening witch’s brew of chemicals we have allowed mega corporations to put into our and our children’s food for decades. ( So your kid’s got learning and developmental issues?  Just sayin’…)

It’s the food we eat — as we continue to kill off species at a rate equal to the destruction of the diosauts – except this time, human beings are the (un)-natural disaster.

THERE IS NO CREDIBLE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE DISPROVING THE DANGER OF GLOBAL WARMING AND THE ROLE OF HUMAN-PRODUCED CARBON EMISSIONS!  NONE. 

It’s science. Remember that?  Some of us actually studied science in school. Measurable. Stick a damn thermometer in the ocean. Look at the melting ice caps. An 8th  grader can conduct all the experiments a sane person would require in order to prove what happens when ocean temperatures rise 2 more degrees.  All that means is that these crazies are stupider  − or more destructive than an 8th grader.

All the arguments of Trump and the Radical Republican Extremists are lies, spread by the fossil fuel lobby – which now DOESN’T include Exxon Mobil!

http://money.cnn.com/2017/06/01/news/economy/jobs-paris-climate-agreement/index.html

Rather than eliminating jobs, we should embrace the emerging 21st  Century  economy to make America  the global leader in non-carbon based energy (instead of China). It would open up the same kind of dynamic future that, with the onset of industrialization, drove America’s greatness in the two previous centuries. As a nation, our greatness has been to look forward, not backwards. But that’s where Trumpery leads.

FACT: The natural gas industry employs 362,000 workers, solar 374,000 and wind has 102,000 jobs, according to an Energy Department report. Coal companies employ 164,000 workers − a number which has been in decline for decades.

Trump’s had this fantasy about global warming for years. He has a lot of fantasies.

http://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2017/05/31/donald-trump-climate-change-orig-bw.cnn/video/playlists/mobile-digital-features/

But it’s my future, your future, our children and grandchildren’s future that he and those who support him are  attacking.

IT’S TIME TO SAY NO!  FIND/RECRUIT LOCAL CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES – DEMOCRATS, INDEPENDENTS,  OR (SANE) REPUBLICANS – WHO CARE ABOUT OUR FUTURE AND NOT JUST ABOUT STUFFING THEIR WALLETS AND OFF-SHORE BANK ACCOUNTS WITH OUR MONEY.

FIND CANDIDATES WHO ARE WILLING TO FIGHT FOR THE RULE OF LAW.

FIND CANDIDATES WHO STILL BELIEVE AMERICA’S  PROMISE THAT “ALL PEOPLE ARE CREATED EQUAL AND ENDOWED WITH THE UNALIENABLE RIGHTS OF LIFE LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.”

Support them with your time, your money as much as possible, and your passion.

For starters

https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

http://www.emilyslist.org/

 

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