‘Nuff Said

b. traven The quote is the opening statement from  a speech by our ever suffering  President  to congratulate Coast Guard Academy graduates who will be sent on perilous missions to save others lives at sea. In his suffering to make “America Great Again,” our President apparently does not think that the assassination of Lincoln, McKinley,…

John Paul Jones and Black Lives Matter

b. traven In 1959, retired Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison wrote a Pulitzer Prize winning biography of navel commander, John Paul Jones.  Jones was probably the most provocative, shrewd, and aggressive Revolutionary War commander, helping secure the independence of our country from Great Britain.  Although born in rural Scotland, Jones was apprenticed at age 13…