Tag Archive | Democrats

It’s not your parent’s party anymore P2

The year was 1945. My dad was drafted shortly after graduating from High School. He was being trained as an infantryman for the invasion of Japan when the war ended. He was re-trained as an MP and served as part of the occupation force in Germany. He came home got a job as an auto […]

It’s the not your parent’s party anymore!

I came across the below video today and wanted to share it. I think it’s interesting on a number of levels. Here’s a few of my observations in no particular order. 1. This was the first TV presidential debate in 1960. It featured VP Richard Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy. 2. I was only […]

Squares, Democrats and Parachutes

I grew up across the street from a small city park. Summer nights were filled with softball games played by overweight men who were involved in the countless bar leagues that were popular in the 50’s and 60’s. Once we kids had our fill of watching the men play ball we’d head over to the […]