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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Reflections On 50 Years Of My Life Since The Moon Landing
by ohomen171 on 19 Jul 2019  1 comment, latest 3 days ago
#moonlandingGood Morning Everyone: Sir Richard Branson is a famous British businessman. When he finished high school he was voted "most likely to go to jail." He stated in humble circumstances....

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We Should Take The Money That We Spend On Space Exploration And Use It On Social Programs??????
by ohomen171 on 17 Jul 2019  12 comments, latest 4 days ago
#mannedmarsmissionsDear Ron: Elena would agree with you. I once read a brilliant little book by the author Mary Roach. It's title was Packing For Mars. This lady literally put her...

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Money Talks And Bullshit Walks-The Jeffrey Epstein Story
by ohomen171 on 14 Jul 2019  16 comments, latest 4 days ago
#jeffreyepsteinMoney Talks And Bullshit Walks-The Jeffrey Epstein Story “Money talks and bullshit walks” is an earthy saying from my home state of Texas. It tells us something that most have...

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50 Years Ago I Met Buzz Aldrin And Neil Armstrong
by ohomen171 on 18 Jul 2019  Posted 4 days ago
#moonlanding50 years ago when I was a young man of 20 years I got to meet Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong. I went to Buzz's house in May of 1969...

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BeforeAmerica Had Uncle Sam We Had to Endure Brother Jonathan
by ohomen171 on 5 Jul 2019  1 comment, latest 17 days ago
#brotherjonathanhttps://www.li

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Jack's 4th Of July Thoughts
by ohomen171 on 4 Jul 2019  4 comments, latest 18 days ago
#4thofjuly243 years ago the United States declared its independence from Britain. What followed was a war that lasted 7 years and saw Americans fighting Americans. In 1812, the British tried...

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The Court Martial Of Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher
by ohomen171 on 3 Jul 2019  Posted 19 days ago
#edwardgallagherChief Gallagher had eight tours in Afghanistan. When you go to war as a combatant, you see horrible things that your training never prepared you for. You lose your humanity...

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Deer Antler Genes Could Suppress Cancer
by ohomen171 on 1 Jul 2019  7 comments, latest 20 days ago
#deerantlersAll in the HeadDeer antlers might hold new hope of a cure for cancer.In a study published in the journal Science, a team led by Chinese researchers identified nine cancer-related...

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North Korea Is Girding For War
by ohomen171 on 28 Dec 2017  10 comments, latest 21 days ago
#politicsNORTH KOREADeadly SpeculationImagine North Korea obliterating Manhattan and other targets in a nuclear strike in March 2019 after a series of missteps and ill-conceived signals between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington.“Hundreds...

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The Apollo Mission Control Center Rebuilt At The Johnson Spacecraft Center
by ohomen171 on 28 Jun 2019  Posted 24 days ago
#apolloI assumed that the old mission control from the Apollo days had been preserved. I was wrong. I saw the most incredible story on CBS News this morning. That old...

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Putin Has Not Made Russia Great Again
by ohomen171 on 25 Jun 2019  13 comments, latest 25 days ago
#russiaI gave great thought to Putin and his interference in the 2016 US elections. Some claim that his help to Trump "tipped the scales" and made Trump president. In any...

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A Stupid War With Iran
by ohomen171 on 22 Jun 2019  19 comments, latest 25 days 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month ago
#d-dayhttps://www.thedailybeas

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Jack's Memorial Day Message 2019
by ohomen171 on 27 May 2019  1 comment, latest 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 months ago
#Huaweihttps://worldview.strat

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The Last Man Killed In Vietnam
by ohomen171 on 12 Jun 2018  3 comments, latest 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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