Tag Archives: Buffalo Springfield

A Different Line

I’m not alone and I know I’ve used Buffalo Springfield’s 1966 hit, For What It’s Worth, on more than one occasion as the jumping off point in an article. The line I (and others) most commonly use is not the one I use today. Today it is, “Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong.” That is not completely accurate and my topic is the Hamas-Israel war and both its larger history and implications.

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A Change Of Plans. More Questions Than Answers

I’ll start today by paraphrasing the 1966 Buffalo Springfield song, For What It’s Worth: there’s something’s happening there, but what it is ain’t exactly clear. Yevgeny Progozhin’s Wagner Group, (which is basically a private “mercenary” army largely composed of freed Russian non-political prisoners), has turned on Vladimir Putin and the Russian military and is now reportedly marching on Moscow. That’s a thumbnail version, the situation is extremely dynamic and reliable reports out of the region are close to non-existent. I had other plans for today’s article’s subject matter but needless to say, that changed.

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Some Opinions And Observations

Today is one of those days where I wanted to get a few things off my chest and mind so here we go.

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Is This What They Signed Up To Defend?

Today is Veterans’ Day; a day Americans set aside to honor those who have served it in the uniform of its armed services. Instead of doing some puff piece I wanted to ponder the question I feel many veterans may be asking as they look at recent political events: Is this what I signed up to defend? Let’s explore. Continue reading Is This What They Signed Up To Defend?

I’m Not Quite Certain

Not for the first time the inspiration for an article are the first two lines to the Buffalo Springfield 1966 hit, For What It Is Worth.

There’s something happening here,

What it is ain’t exactly clear

Trump is up to something and I’m not quite certain what it is. Let’s explore. Continue reading I’m Not Quite Certain