Thats Another Fine Mess

TCinLA
Commentary on contemporary affairs from a historical, political and social perspective to put events in a larger context by a published historian who worked in professional politics for 10 years and in Hollywood for 30 years.
Created 27 Jun 2021
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  • A PERSONAL COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
    11 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 10 6
    My new book, “the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club: Naval Aviation in the Vietnam War” will be released tomorrow. You can pre-order today at Amazon and get one tomorrow. This book differs from all others on the...
  • HOW CLOSE ARE WE?
    11 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 23 13
    How close are we to losing it all? It’s easy to get numbed to all the crazy political shenanigans of the Trump Administration, but we really do need to take the time to absorb the details and implicat...
  • DO OR DO NOT. THERE IS NO TRY.
    06 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 28 36
    Exactly nine months ago today, the U.S. Capitol building experienced an unprecedented siege, spurred by an outgoing president’s antidemocratic attempts to cling to power. Sorry it’s been a few days si...
  • UNDERSTANDING KYRSTEN SINEMA
    02 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 29 28
    Twelve years ago, this is what Senator Kyrsten Sinema had to say about the important political act of cooperation to achieve progress: “When we let go of our attachment to specific outcomes and instea...
  • ANOTHER TAKE ON “PERIL”
    29 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 15 13
    For Paid Subscribers: Having read far enough into “Peril” to remember why I generally don’t like Bob Woodward books (though I have bought at least half of them, like everyone else) - that past the fir...
  • Here's Some Good News
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 4
    This is for everybody, due to the subject matter. Those of you who think you know everything about TCinLA likely don’t know that I am a lifelong scale model hobbyist - building plastic model airplanes...
  • THE CRISIS IS NOW!
    28 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 21 14
    This post is for everyone, because everyone needs to read it, and then call your congressional representatives and tell them to take their heads out of their asses and recognize reality. That said…. I...
  • THE UNTHINKABLE IS ON US
    27 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 15 3
    On Friday, the Arizona “Fraudit” ended with the announcement that Joe Biden did, in fact, win Maricopa County, and thus Arizona. By 360 more votes than the official count gave him. On Saturday night, ...
  • THE NIGHTMARE IS HERE
    27 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 18 14
    On Friday, the Arizona “Fraudit” ended with the announcement that Joe Biden did, in fact, win Maricopa County, and thus Arizona. By 360 more votes than the official count gave him. On Saturday night, ...
  • THE BIG LIE IS NOT GOING AWAY
    24 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 13 4
    For all you folks who signed up for the free experience yesterday (a new TAFM World’s Record), thank you very much from the bottom of my heart, and especially to fellow writer Thom August, who has the...
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