Phillies 50: Forgotten 2003 – Eric Junge

Right-hander Eric Junge is the 2003 Philadelphia Phillies random pitcher in the 'Phillies 50' series coverage of most random 1971-2019 players.

Perspective of time and age on history

Wreckage of the airship Hindenburg continues to burn on the ground at Lakehurst Air Base in New Jersey   I was typically scrolling through my Twitter feed this afternoon when a news blurb caught my eye. It was a picture of the Hindenburg with a headline reading that the last survivor of that disaster had … Continue reading Perspective of time and age on history

9/11: All Americans should visit the memorials

  On September 11, 2001, the United States of America came under attack by Islamofascists who were representative of millions around the world who hated - who, in fact, still hate - our way of life. Thousands of Americans were killed and injured. The iconic Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York … Continue reading 9/11: All Americans should visit the memorials

Philadelphia Phillies receive recognition and hand out honors to cancer survivor

The Phillies have been recognized by US Department of Homeland Security For fans of the Philadelphia Phillies who may have found themselves stuck waiting in long lines to enter Citizens Bank Park at times this season, the cause has not simply been the increased crowds due to increased interest in a winning ball club. There … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies receive recognition and hand out honors to cancer survivor

Islamism Series: American Jihad in the second decade after 9/11

  On July 23, 2008 here at my website, I introduced the "Islamism Series", which was inspired by a class called 'Radical Islam' that I was teaching to police officers at that time as a Sergeant in the Training Bureau of the Philadelphia Police Department. Over the next year and a half, I wrote 20 … Continue reading Islamism Series: American Jihad in the second decade after 9/11