Tag Archives: History Repeats Itself

TBT- Violence in America and Dad’s Newspapers

Every week it seems we read of another shooting, followed by questions and more violence. We read that the numbers are decreasing despite what “He Who Shall Not Be Named” and his followers are reporting. I have looked at the … Continue reading

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What Would Dad Think

I never knew which political party, if any, my mother or father belonged to or who they voted for in any election. It was just not a conversation I ever recall being discussed around the dinner table. With five children, … Continue reading

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What Do We Do?

It’s just another day in the world of news, except for the funeral of Mohammed Ali that somehow got pushed to the bottom of the page. Last night, The Donald got hammered by Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden, and today … Continue reading

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Knock Knock. It’s Just the FBI

My father refused to speak about life in the USSR so the FBI paid him a visit. Could something similar happen under a Trump administration? At the time—sometime in the mid 1950’s—Dad had served four years in the Army during … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of the McCarthy Playbook

My father returned to NJ in 1941 after spending ten years living in the Soviet Union. Within five months, he was drafted into the Army while his four siblings and parents were stuck in the USSR as a result of … Continue reading

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