ohomen171

My grand mother told me "son don't let the grass grow under your feet." I took these words to heart and have spent a life traveling six of the seven continents with great adventures everywhere. People describe me as interesting.

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A Stupid War With Iran
by ohomen171 on 22 Jun 2019  15 comments, latest a day ago
#iranwarThe devil is in the detail. Trump had US aircraft in the air to attack Iranian targets. He said that he did not want to have it on his conscience...

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One Of My Heroes-Doug Casey Talks About War With Iran
by ohomen171 on 21 Jun 2019  1 comment, latest 4 days ago
#warwithiranPretexts for the Next Warby Doug Casey-International Man: People who look outside the mainstream narrative of historical events often encounter the term "false flag" attack. What does this mean exactly?...

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In Two Weeks I Celebrate 20 Years Out Of Homelessness
by ohomen171 on 14 Jun 2019  1 comment, latest 11 days ago
#homelessnessIn two weeks, I will celebrate the 20 year anniversary of my permanent escape from homelessness. On July 4, 1999, I moved into a two-bedroom apartment at the Glen Willow...

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July 20, 1969: My Apollo Story
by ohomen171 on 12 Jun 2019  3 comments, latest 13 days ago
#July 20, 1969I was 20 years old on that fateful day. I was a student at what is now The University of Houston Downtown Campus. I was saved from going...

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One Of The Most Unforgettable Basketball Games Of My Life
by ohomen171 on 11 Jun 2019  1 comment, latest 14 days ago
#stwephcurryThe Warriors game last night was unforgettable. Steph Curry is not just a great athlete; he is a great leader. He leads by example. He never loses hope. He remains...

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Some 70,000 French Civilians Died During The D-Day Invasion
by ohomen171 on 7 Jun 2019  24 comments, latest 18 days ago
#d-dayhttps://www.thedailybeas

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Jack's Memorial Day Message 2019
by ohomen171 on 27 May 2019  1 comment, latest a month ago
#memorialday:On March 19,1967, I joined the US Navy while still in high school. Was I brimming with patriotism? Was I eager to fight the North Vietnamese? No I wanted to...

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The Battle of The Bulge Began 70 Years Ago Today
by ohomen171 on 18 Dec 2014  4 comments, latest a month ago
My dear friends Dr. Robert Zubrin just pointed out that today is the 70th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Bulge. My father fought in that battle...

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25 Years Ago Today I Voted In The First All-Race Election Held In South Africa
by ohomen171 on 29 Apr 2019  16 comments, latest 2 months ago
#southafricademocraticelection Years Ago Today I Voted In The First All-Race Election In South Africa It was a sunny and beautiful Friday morning in the Port Elizabeth (South Africa) suburb of...

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A 4,500 Year Old Dog Discovered
by ohomen171 on 23 Apr 2019  5 comments, latest 2 months ago
#4,500dogA Dog for the AgesA forensic artist recently reconstructed the face of a dog that lived around 4,500 years ago from a skull found in the Orkney Islands, off northern...

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An Email To Pacifica, California City Councilman Mike O'Neil On Rv's and Trailers Parked On The Streets Of Pacifica
by ohomen171 on 17 Apr 2019  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
#RVonthe streetDear Mike: I'm an ex-homeless person who celebrates 20 years out of homelessness (9/96-6/1999) on 4 July, 2019. I have empathy for these people. But I get upset that...

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Some Fascinating Statistics On Marijuana Consumers
by ohomen171 on 24 Jan 2019  6 comments, latest 2 months ago
#marijuanaconsumersMarijuana’s New Crop of Consumers, by the NumbersBy JILL COWAN Cannabis buds on plants at New Family Farm in Sebastopol.Cannabis buds on plants at New Family Farm in Sebastopol. Jim...

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The Pacifica, California RV Lifestyle
by ohomen171 on 16 Apr 2019  1 comment, latest 2 months ago
#pacificahomelessTom McLaughlinTom McLaughlin, Park PacificaThe “RV Street Lifestyle”The public “Street Lifestyle” in the Bay Area is expanding and many of these people are looking for a new public parking space...

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Ethiopia Airlines-A Flight Not Taken
by ohomen171 on 11 Mar 2019  3 comments, latest 3 months ago
#ethiopiaairlinesI'm "Out Of Africa" for 24 years. I was ready to go to Cape Town on Ethiopian Airlines.As I was ready to book the ticket, a voice told me "no."...

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The Bond Between Dogs And Humans Goes Back To Prehistoric Times
by ohomen171 on 28 Feb 2019  11 comments, latest 3 months ago
#prehistoricdogs:Prehistoric CynophilistsDogs today hold a special place in many people’s lives. But the bond isn’t a new one. Prehistoric people also loved their pooches, scientists have found.Archaeologists in Spain have...

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Some Words Of Caution About Playing In The Ocean
by ohomen171 on 27 Mar 2019  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
#drowningDear friends if you are walking in the ocean and a rip tide (undertow) grabs you, offer no resistance. It will carry you out a bit and perhaps drop you...

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Those Fearing A Syria-Type Civil War In The US Need Only To Look At South Africa 25 Years Ago
by ohomen171 on 11 Mar 2019  13 comments, latest 3 months ago
#UScivilwar2Those Fearing A Syria-Type Civil War In The US Need Only To Look At South Africa 25 Years Ago April 29, 1994, was a warm and sunny day in Port...

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Homeless People Living In Recreational Vehicles In Northern California
by ohomen171 on 6 Mar 2019  12 comments, latest 4 months ago
#homelessnessMy dear friend Robert Semands commented on people living in recreational vehicles here in Northern California. San Francisco and San Jose now have the highest rents of any cities in...

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Two People Found Dead In Pacifica, california House
by ohomen171 on 5 Mar 2019  1 comment, latest 4 months ago
#suspiciousdeathsTwo People Found Dead In Pacifica HouseThe two bodies were found in the 1100 block of Banyan Way. The police know far more than they are saying. It is not...

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If You Could Talk To Your 21 Year Old Self, What Would You Say?
by ohomen171 on 3 Mar 2019  14 comments, latest 4 months ago
#lifelessonsYou came into this world naked, helpless and vulnerable.Nobody gave you any binding promises. Nobody gave you any iron-clad guarantees.Be as honest as honestly possible.Respect rules and understand them in...

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5 Million Readers And Dr. Robert Pearl Make Predictions On Healthcare For The Next Five Years
by ohomen171 on 18 Feb 2019  1 comment, latest 4 months ago
#healthcare2,537 viewsFeb 11, 2019, 08:23am7 Healthcare Predictions Based On Data From 5 Million Forbes Readers Robert Pearl, M.D.Robert Pearl, M.D.ContributorHealthcare Will new technologies save the struggling American healthcare industry? Forbes...

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The Long Term Implications Of The Arrest of Huawei's CFO
by ohomen171 on 6 Dec 2018  5 comments, latest 4 months ago
#Huaweihttps://worldview.strat

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The Last Man Killed In Vietnam
by ohomen171 on 12 Jun 2018  3 comments, latest 4 months ago
# Vietnam WarThe Last Men Killed In Vietnam I have been honored to have Chris Alexander as a wonderful and beloved friend for 54 years. There are not enough good...

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Brasil's Ex-President Lula Is resisting Arrest-Get Ready For Violence!
by ohomen171 on 7 Apr 2018  3 comments, latest 4 months ago
#lula Lula has taken shelter in a union hall outside of Sao Paulo and refused to be taken to prison.The Brasilian Federal Police are intimidated by the crowd that has...

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Trump And International Trade
by ohomen171 on 29 Jan 2017  2 comments, latest 4 months ago
Trump And International Trade I’m carefully observing what Donald Trump is doing about his campaign promises to stop foreign trading partners from taking advantage of us. He seems to focus...

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After 36 Years A Part Of My Life Comes Back To Me
by ohomen171 on 14 Feb 2019  4 comments, latest 4 months ago
After 36 Years A Part Of My Life Comes Back To Me In the Australia winter of 1982, I bought my then-wife Maria Chaiverini a special and a dear book...

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A Swiss Company Works To Pull Massive Amounts Of CO2 Out Of The Atmosphere (nytimes.com)
by ohomen171 on 13 Feb 2019  22 comments, latest 4 months ago
#removing CO2:https://www.nytimes.com/20

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Donald Trump's Misguided Trade Wars
by ohomen171 on 10 Jun 2018  27 comments, latest 4 months ago
#tradewarsI have over 35 years experience in international trade. Here are some things I know well as follows:1) I lived for 5 years in Brasil. When it comes to international...

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More On The Head-On Collision Near My House Early Saturday Morning That KIlled Two People And Injured Three Others
by ohomen171 on 11 Feb 2019  Posted 4 months ago
#pacificaheadoncollision:It's a small world. In church Sunday a Brasilian man told me that the people killed and injured in the Toyota Prius involved in the head-on collision close to my...

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Two Dead And Three Seriously Injured After A Head-On Collision Involving A Drunk Driver Very Close To Our Home Here In Pacifica, California
by ohomen171 on 9 Feb 2019  3 comments, latest 5 months ago
#drunkdriversEarly this morning two people died and three were seriously injured in a head-on collision near our home. A mostly-likely drunk driver is responsible. Please if you drink get a...

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Loneliness: The Silent Killer
by ohomen171 on 5 Feb 2019  4 comments, latest 5 months ago
#lonelinessWORLDThe Silent KillerThings went downhill for Tomoki, a 29-year-old Japanese man, after he quit his job in 2015.He went to a job center to find new work. He also attended...

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Flying Off An Aircraft Carrier In The Caribbean
by ohomen171 on 27 Dec 2015  7 comments, latest 5 months ago
You are so lucky to be sailing on this beautiful sea with its calm green waters (unless a big storm hits.). From 1968 to 1969 I sailed on this sea...

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An Era Comes To An End
by ohomen171 on 5 Feb 2019  Posted 5 months ago
#EurekaValleyPestControlEureka Valley Pest Control has kept our house free of pests for almost a decade. The business was sold. An era comes to an end. James Carr, best of luck...

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A Worldwide Epidemic Of People Buying Guns
by ohomen171 on 24 Jan 2019  4 comments, latest 5 months ago
#gunownershipGUNSShots Heard Round the WorldBrazil leads the world in homicides.Newly elected President Jair Bolsonaro believes making it easier for Brazilians to own guns would help address the problem.Recently, he signed...

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President Trump-Take Note The Great Wall Of China Failed
by ohomen171 on 13 Jan 2019  41 comments, latest 5 months ago
# Great Wall of Chinahttps://gbtimes.com/failu

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China's Population Is Declining
by ohomen171 on 18 Jan 2019  6 comments, latest 5 months ago
#ChinapopulationCHINAPopulatio BustRemarkably, the world’s most populous nation might suffer from a personnel shortage in the coming years.As China struggles with an economic downturn and trade war with the United States,...

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The Human Toll Of The Government Shutdown
by ohomen171 on 13 Jan 2019  18 comments, latest 5 months ago
#governmentshutdownI am doing some careful thinking on the human cost of this record-breaking government shutdown. Some 800,000 Federal workers have been with pay for over three weeks. If we assume...

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A History Of US Government Shutdowns
by ohomen171 on 31 Dec 2018  Posted 6 months ago
#US Government Shutdowns All 21 Government Shutdowns in U.S. HistoryDuration and Year of Government ShutdownsU.S. Capitol Dome The dome of the U.S. Capitol is picture here in January 2011. In...

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Circling The Moon 50 Years Ago-A Momentous Moment
by ohomen171 on 21 Dec 2018  Posted 6 months ago
#apollo850 years ago I was a young man who had just turned 20. I had been married ten months. I was a young college student in the US Navy Reserve....

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The Incredible Power Of Canada's French-Speaking Minority
by ohomen171 on 13 Dec 2018  8 comments, latest 6 months ago
#French-speaking Canadians CANADACivility, OverratedMost Americans think of French-speaking Canadians as exclusive to the province of Quebec.But, in reality, Francophones live throughout Canada, especially in Ontario, where around 500,000 people speak...
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